First, Towers Perrin and Watson Wyatt walked off into the sunset, becoming Towers Watson. Now, there’s the news that Aon and Hewitt are becoming a mash-up as well, to be named Aon Hewitt.
The deets of the latest consulting marriage are available here.
But of course, even more important than the acquisition is the aftermath. Are you a client of either firm? If so, what do you anticipate the consolidation will mean for your company, other employer clients and other firms in the benefits consulting space?
Does the merger/acquisition trend among consultants and other benefits providers concern you overall? Will we ultimately all be buying health care coverage from United Aetna Blue Shield?
Share your thoughts in the comments.
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