Mercer welcomes HR Executives to M&A Ready™ workshop in San Francisco, September 17-18, 2013

Mercer welcomes HR Executives to M&A Ready™ workshop in San Francisco, September 17-18, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mercer, a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments, invites HR professionals to register for its M&A Ready™ workshop (www.mercer.com/maready) in San Francisco. The workshop will be held September 17-18, 2013 at:

Le Méridien
333 Battery Street
San Francisco, California


Now in its tenth year, the Mercer M&A Ready workshop series delivers best practices and crucial insights into the people issues in M&A transactions. Topics include strategy/planning, due diligence, integration planning/implementation, organizational culture issues, deal metrics; and how HR can ultimately help realize the full value of a deal. Participants learn through a deal simulation that illustrates how these issues often present themselves in real transactions.

Upon completion of the two-day workshop, M&A Ready graduates will be prepared to deliver advice, guidance and leadership around four key M&A human capital challenges identified by Mercer via its extensive experience and research across markets and industries:

  • Managing the M&A process in domestic and cross-border deals
  • Assessing, engaging and retaining (or downsizing) the workforce
  • Understanding and planning for due diligence and integration across all relevant work streams
  • Driving cultural integration

"Once again, we are very proud to host our M&A Ready training in San Francisco, and look forward to welcoming HR Executives from around the country who want to increase their role as a strategic business partner to the leadership team," said Gareth Williams, Mercer Partner and San Francisco Workshop Leader.

To register for the San Francisco M&A Ready workshop, and for a complete schedule of Mercer M&A Ready™ workshops around the world, please visit www.mercer.com/maready.

About Mercer

Mercer is a global consulting leader 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 20,000 employees are based in more than 40 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYS: MMC) , a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital. With 53,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $11 billion, Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management; Guy Carpenter, a global leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; and Oliver Wyman, a global leader in management consulting. For more information, visit www.mercer.com. Follow Mercer on Twitter @MercerInsights.



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