Today marks the beginning of an exciting new chapter: We are pleased to announce the completed acquisition of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (JLT) by Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC). The JLT employee benefits business will be integrated into Mercer, with the Benefits Consulting business joining the Mercer Marsh Benefits business. “The combined firm will have the deepest pool of talent in the industry; the broadest industry experience; and the greatest capability to invest in data, analytics and digital solutions,” said Dan Glaser, CEO of MMC. “We will meet our clients’ greatest challenges with innovation and thought leadership.”

    Together with JLT, Mercer’s expertise, talent and capabilities will be unparalleled in the industry, allowing us to serve you in more ways, in more places — and advance the health, wealth and careers of your people. By combining capabilities that truly complement each other, we’re delivering a comprehensive range of solutions that expands your access to more benefits and greater value, and amplifies the positive impact on your people. You’ll experience an enhanced mix of expertise; richer insights and intellectual capital; and greater creativity and innovation. By bringing together the best of both organizations, we’re creating a unique and exciting proposition that provides you with an expanded range of best-in-class services, and gives you more of what you need to grow your business, today and tomorrow.