SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 2 September 2021 - Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm providing
a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, today announced that it
has increased its stake in Aon India Insurance Brokers Pvt Ltd. from 49 percent
to 100 percent, acquiring the remaining share from Catamaran Ventures.
Sandeep Malik, Executive Chairman, Asia Pacific, Aon
Aon acquired a 49 percent stake from Catamaran Ventures in the
Indian composite broking firm, Anviti Insurance Brokers Private Limited, in
2020. Anviti was founded by Catamaran in 2016 and subsequently rebranded as Aon India Insurance Brokers Private Limited in
Jonathan Pipe, CEO, Aon India Insurance Brokers Private Limited, said,
"We have strong local capabilities and have nurtured trusted advisory
relationships in India. We are committed to addressing unmet client needs and
look forward to continuing to bring the best of Aon to a dynamic market."
Sandeep Malik, Executive Chairman, Asia Pacific, Aon, said, "We are
delighted to reach this milestone following our initial investment last year.
This step reaffirms Aon's commitment to the Indian market and further enables
us to create new sources of value for our clients, accelerate innovation and
deliver a unique colleague experience. We are happy to have worked with
Catamaran, which built the foundation to deliver immense client value with utmost
M.D. Ranganath, President, Catamaran Ventures, said: "Catamaran's
objective has always been to bring world-class business practices to India by
partnering with global companies and to create value and jobs in India. In a
short period of time, Aon India Insurance Brokers has established itself as a
leading, well-respected corporate insurance broking firm in India. We would
like to thank Aon for the successful collaboration over the years and wish them
a rewarding journey ahead."
Aon India Insurance
Brokers Private Limited has over 300 colleagues across nine locations in India.
Aon also helps companies make better workforce decisions through data,
analytics and advice in India through its fully owned subsidiary, Aon
Consulting Private Limited.
More information about Aon's offerings in India
is available here.