Mercer is one of the world s leading providers of consulting, outsourcing and investment services. The company helps in managing health and retirement benefit plans. It manages a staff of more than 15,000 employees. Mercer maintains locations in over 40 countries. The company assists clients in issues related to mergers and acquisitions. It also offers work force communication services. Mercer s human capital business provides implementation solutions. The company additionally assists customers in human capital matters through Information Product Solutions. It prepares global compensation planning reports. Mercer offers risk and financial consultation services. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies.