Aon completes acquisition of leading alternative investment advisor Townsend Group

January 2, 2018

Aon, the leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, today announced it has completed its acquisition of The Townsend Group (Townsend), majority owned by Colony NorthStar, Inc. Townsend is a leading provider of global investment management and advisory services primarily focused on real estate and real assets.

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Real estate

Real estate

A multi-manager, open-architecture approach allows The Townsend Group to build durable real estate investment strategies with quality investment managers that cover the spectrum of risk profiles, geographic focus and investment structures.

 
Real assets

Real assets

Infrastructure, timber and agriculture investments, as part of a diversified portfolio, can deliver many benefits, including stable cash flows, growth potential and low correlation. The Townsend Group can help you design a strategy and integrate real assets into your investment program.