Marsh & McLennan Companies

1166 Avenue of the Americas,
New York, New York 10036
United States,
(212) 345-5000

Marsh & McLennan is a global professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in risk, strategy and people. Marsh & McLennan is the parent company of a number of risk experts and specialty consultants, including: Marsh, the insurance broker, intermediary and risk advisor; Guy Carpenter, the risk and reinsurance specialist; Mercer, the provider of HR and related financial advice and services; and Oliver Wyman Group, the management, economic and brand consultancy. Marsh & McLennan was established in 1871 and is based in New York City.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 7 1 - 1 - - 9
vol $1.9B $1.9B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $1.1B $1.1B

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$1.9B (2004-05-18)
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Largest Kroll, Inc.
$1.1B (2010-06-07)

According to our data here at Mergr, Marsh & McLennan Companies has acquired 9 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 6 assets.

Marsh & McLennan Companies’ largest acquisition to date was in 2004, when it acquired Kroll for $1.9B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2010, when it sold Kroll to Corporate Risk Holdings for $1.1B. Marsh & McLennan Companies has acquired in 2 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include insurance (78%) and business services (23%).

When analyzing the insurance sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 308 insurance companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 38 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 16 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic insurance acquirer over the past 3 years is HUB International, with 116 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the insurance sector over the past 3 years is The Carlyle Group with 4 platform acquisitions.

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