Aon shifting from Chicago to London

Aon, the world’s biggest insurance broker, will move its headquarters to London from Chicago to improve its access to fast-growing emerging markets and boost its presence in the UK capital’s global insurance centre.

Chief executive Greg Case said: “The continued investment in our international operations and emerging markets is important to the growth of our firm.”

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Aon, which negotiates insurance and reinsurance policies for corporate clients, said no jobs would be lost in the move, unveiling plans to add 1,000 posts in the US this year.