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Aon appoints Edwin Charnaud as EMEA Chairman for Aon M&A and Transaction Solutions

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Aon plc has announces the appointment of Edwin Charnaud as EMEA Chairman for its M&A and Transaction Solutions business...

Edwin will begin his role on 15 April 2019 bringing his strategic insights to help accelerate the execution of the regional M&A and Transaction Solutions growth plan and will also focus on strengthening relationships with private equity and infrastructure clients.


Edwin was previously at Marsh, where he was Chairman of the global Infrastructure practice and EMEA Head of Private Equity and M&A from 2004, having also previously worked at Willis. He brings extensive experience in advising clients involved in private equity, M&A and infrastructure transactions and said: "I am excited to be joining a highly dynamic team with such a strong and well-established global reputation.  I have been highly impressed by the energy, ambition and focus on innovation which drives the way they serve the M&A and Infrastructure community both at a transactional and portfolio level, and I look forward to playing my part in this winning team."


Alistair Lester, CEO, M&A and Transaction Solutions at Aon in EMEA, said: “We are delighted that Edwin will join as EMEA Chairman of Aon M&A and Transaction Solutions. He has long been recognised as a pre-eminent individual in our part of the Private Equity, Infrastructure and M&A ecosystem. He is someone I have long admired and respected; he has a strongly established track record in the market and we will benefit greatly from his experience and insights as we continue to pursue our ambition to be the leading provider of specialist advisory services and innovative transaction insurance solutions to the M&A community.”


Aon M&A and Transaction Solutions is a leading provider of specialist due diligence services to the Private Equity, Infrastructure and M&A industry. Its capabilities extend across a broad suite of services from Risk & Insurance, Human Capital, Cyber Security, and Intellectual Property. Clients also benefit from its expertise as the largest and most innovative structurer of transaction Insurance instruments in EMEA including Warranty & Indemnity, Tax, Litigation, Credit and Surety solutions.