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Insurer Aon in talks to buy rival Willis Towers Watson

March 5 Reuters - Aon Plc is considering buying rival insurance brokerage Willis Towers Watson Plc, Bloomberg on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter (graphic).

Aon is preparing to submit a bid for Willis Towers in the coming weeks and the two companies have also held preliminary talks, the report said.

Shares of Willis Towers Watson were up 5.62 percent at $182.78, while Aon was marginally down in the morning trade.

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