AEGON N.V. announced that it has amassed more than 90% of the shares of Clark Inc., an employee benefits consulting firm.

AUSA Holding Company, an AEGON company, says it is now prepared to complete its acquisition of Clark, North Barrington, Ill., “as soon as practicable.”

AEGON, the Hague, Netherland, offered $293 billion for the firm when it made its initial bid in November but soon increased its offer to $304 million.