Press Release

Kirkland Represents Blackstone on Acquisition of Aon’s Technology-Enabled Benefits and HR Platform for $4.8 Billion

Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised private equity funds affiliated with Blackstone (NYSE:BX), one of the world’s leading investment firms, on its acquisition of Aon plc’s (NYSE:AON) technology-enabled benefits and human resources (“HR”) platform, currently part of Aon Hewitt, for a cash consideration of up to $4.8 billion. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the second quarter of 2017. The full release is available here.

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Peter Martelli, Leo Greenberg, Andrew Arons and associate Peter Park.