ValueAct Capital Trims Willis Towers Watson Stake Again ~ market folly

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

ValueAct Capital Trims Willis Towers Watson Stake Again

Jeff Ubben's activist investment firm ValueAct Capital has been trimming more of its holdings.  Per a 13D filed with the SEC, ValueAct now owns 4.9% of Willis Towers Watson (WLTW) with 6.66 million shares.

Per Form 4's filed with the SEC, ValueAct sold 500,000 WLTW shares in total across May 25th, 26th, 30th, and 31st at around $145.xx.

This is the second time they've sold WLTW shares in recent months.

Per Google Finance, Willis Towers Watson is "a holding company. The Company operates as a global advisory, broking and solutions company. It is engaged in offering risk management, insurance broking, consulting, technology and solutions, and private exchanges. The Company operates through eight segments: Willis International; Willis North America; Willis Capital, Wholesale & Reinsurance (CWR); Willis GB; Towers Watson Benefits; Towers Watson Exchange Solutions; Towers Watson Risk and Financial Services; and Towers Watson Talent and Rewards. The Willis GB segment comprises four business units: Property and Casualty, Transport, Financial Lines and Retail Networks. The Willis Capital Wholesale and Reinsurance segment includes Willis Re; Willis Capital Markets & Advisory; Willis' wholesale business, and Willis Portfolio Underwriting Services. The Willis North America segment provides risk management, insurance brokerage and related risk services."

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