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Aon Named Best Global Broker by Euromoney Magazine

Posted on: April 10, 2009

CHICAGO, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Aon Corporation (NYSE: AOC – News), the world’s leading risk advisor and insurance broker, has been named the world’s best insurance broker by the respondents of Euromoney magazine’s annual insurance survey.

In a clean sweep of the global categories for insurance brokers, Aon also was named “Best Broker for Efficiency” and “Best Broker for Favourable Contracts.”

“Aon is honored to once again be recognized as the world’s best insurance broker by the readers of Euromoney Magazine,” said Greg Case, Aon president and chief executive officer. “In today’s economic climate, misunderstanding risk is now more than ever a potentially fatal mistake for businesses, and Aon’s ability to offer our clients distinctive value, unmatched talent and operational excellence has allowed us to establish our position globally as a leading client service firm.”

Euromoney is the leading journal of the international financial markets. The Insurance Survey, now in its second year, is the only global poll to canvass the opinion of decision-makers at large corporate and financial institutions, with more than 400 respondents in over 60 countries. Subscribers to Euromoney can access all of the awards and citations online at http://www.euromoney.com .

Neil Osborn, publisher of Euromoney, said, “In an increasingly challenging financial environment, the winners of the 2009 Euromoney Insurance Awards are those that exhibited the ability to innovate, respond to the increasingly complex demands of their clients and make best use of the inherent strengths of their organization. Through the insurance survey, the market has recognized the achievements of these institutions in the face of difficult market conditions, which is why the awards are so richly deserved.”

About Aon

Aon Corporation (NYSE: AOC – News) is the leading global provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human capital consulting. Through its more than 37,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon readily delivers distinctive client value via innovative and effective risk management and workforce productivity solutions. Aon’s industry-leading global resources and technical expertise are delivered locally through more than 500 offices in more than 120 countries. Named the world’s best broker by Euromoney magazine’s 2008 and 2009 Insurance Survey, Aon also ranked highest on Business Insurance’s listing of the world’s largest insurance brokers based on commercial retail, wholesale, reinsurance and personal lines brokerage revenues in 2008. A.M. Best deemed Aon the number one insurance broker based on brokerage revenues in 2007 and 2008, and Aon was voted best insurance intermediary, best reinsurance intermediary and best employee benefits consulting firm in 2007 and 2008 by the readers of Business Insurance. For more information on Aon, log onto http://www.aon.com/.

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