March 6 (Reuters) – Aon Plc said on Wednesday it does not intend to pursue a merger with rival insurance brokerage Willis Towers Watson Plc.

The decision comes a day after Aon said it was in early stages of considering an all-stock offer to Willis Towers.

Aon did not give any specific reason for abandoning the potential deal.

Reporting by Diptendu Lahiri in Bengaluru; Editing by Shinjini Ganguli

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