AON Schweiz’s acquisition of insurance broker Unidelta AG

Aon plc (NYSE: AON), the leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk retirement and health solutions, is to acquire 100 percent interest in Unidelta AG, an insurance broker located in Rapperswil, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Unidelta AG was founded in 2004, and is an independent all-line insurance broker with a strong focus on personal injury management.

Peter Merkli, CEO and founder of Unidelta AG, will remain in the firm as Managing Director and will also be appointed to the management team of Aon Risk Solutions Switzerland. Rolf Kindhauser, Broking Director at Unidelta AG and all eight other colleagues will move across to Aon.

This acquisition reflects Aon’s ongoing commitment to the Swiss market and its strategy of investing in order to address emerging client needs, ensuring the firm delivers expert advice and solutions in response to these needs.

Bär & Karrer acted as legal advisor to AON Schweiz in this transaction with a team included Peter Hsu (picture), Sandro Fehlmann and Tiffany Ender (all Banking & Insurance, M&A).

Involved fees earner: Peter Hsu – Bär & Karrer; Sandro Fehlmann – Bär & Karrer; Tiffany Ender – Bär & Karrer;

Law Firms: Bär & Karrer;

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