Mercer Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Mercer has acquired 26 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2019, when it sold Mercer - Health & Defined Benefit Pension Plan Administration Business to Morneau Shepell for $57M. Mercer has acquired in 7 different US states, and 12 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (48%) and information technology (12%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity27
    • M&A Buy Activity25
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 12
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5

Mercer LLC

1166 Avenue of the Americas,
New York, New York 10036-2774
United States,
(212)345-7000
www.mercer.com

Mercer is engaged in talent, health, retirement, and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth, and performance of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer's more than 20,000 employees are based in 42 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 23 2 - - - - 25
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - 1 - - - 2
vol $57M $57M
  27

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Mercer LLC - Health & Defined Benefit Pension Plan Administration Business 2019-05-06 57M USD Divestiture
New York, New York
Summit Strategies Group 2018-08-14 - Add-on Acquisition
St. Louis, Missouri · www.ssgstl.com
Pavilion Financial Corp. 2018-08-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Winnipeg, Manitoba · www.pavilioncorp.com
Thomsons Online Benefits Ltd. 2016-12-15 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.thomsons.com
Sirota Consulting LLC 2016-12-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Purchase, New York · www.sirota.com
Pillar Administration 2016-12-01 - Add-on Acquisition
, Austria
The Positive Ageing Co. 2016-02-01 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.positiveageing.co
CPSG Partners, Inc. 2016-01-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Dallas, Texas · www.cpsgpartners.com
GAMA Consultores Associados Ltda. 2015-11-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Brasília, Brazil · www.gama-ca.com.br
Human Resources Business Solutions 2015-10-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Hong Kong, China · www.hrbsasia.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Business Services 12 (48%) - 2 (100%) 57M (100%)
Information Technology 3 (12%) - - -
Financial Services 2 (8%) - - -
Information Services 2 (8%) - - -
Software 2 (8%) - - -
Staffing 2 (8%) - - -
Insurance 1 (4%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (4%) - - -
Total 25 - 2 $57M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 10 - 2 57M
  Massachusetts 3 - - -
  New York 2 - 1 57M
  Texas 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  Missouri 1 - - -
  Florida 1 - - -
  District of Columbia 1 - - -
United Kingdom 4 - - -
Canada 2 - - -
  Manitoba 1 - - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
Australia 1 - - -
Austria 1 - - -
Brazil 1 - - -
Chile 1 - - -
China 1 - - -
Germany 1 - - -
Italy 1 - - -
South Africa 1 - - -
Switzerland 1 - - -
Domestic 10 (40%) - 2 (100%) 57M (100%)
Cross-border 15 (60%) - - -
Total 25 - 2 $57M

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $57M
TOTAL $57M
Largest Mercer LLC - Health & Defined Benefit Pension Plan Administration Business
$57M (2019-05-06)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
4%
1 (4%)
Strategic(s)
4%
1 (4%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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