People expertise. Sustained performance.


In a world of business model disruption, inorganic growth strategies are increasingly critical to success. With investor pressure coming from all sides, this dynamic deal environment requires a combination of speed, capability and execution to deliver sustainable value today, tomorrow and well into the future.


With global scale and a local footprint, we have the business acumen, deal experience and people expertise to solve your toughest people challenges anywhere in the world at a moment’s notice. We help you maximize value, mitigate risk and moderate costs to capture the full value of your deal.


The diversity of our clients — in size, maturity, industry sector and geographic location — means we collaborate with organizations to tackle a broad range of issues. Simply put, we know what needs to be done — when, how, why and by whom. We work with you to manage the deal chaos and complexity every step of the way to drive growth and soar to new heights.


The Mercer difference:


years of deal experience


transactions annually


country operations


cross-border transactions



M&A Advisory Services


Driving value in deals across all transaction types …

… throughout the lifecycle of the deal

Our global advisors work with corporate acquirers and financial investors on both the buy and sell side. Let us help you mitigate your most difficult workforce risks by leveraging our deep human capital expertise as well as our global insights and world-class capabilities across all lines of business.


Investment thesis research

M&A readiness assessment

M&A playbook development

M&A Ready™ training

Human capital due diligence

Separation diligence

Integration planning

Separation planning

Turnaround planning

Project management office

Day One readiness

Integration management

Transition service agreement support

Separation management

Synergy capture

M&A landscape in a post-pandemic world

Asset TV interview with Jeff Black, Partner and Global M&A Advisory Services Leader

Meet our M&A Advisory Services Team



Jeff Black

Partner, Global & North America Leader



Kristin Murphy

Principal, Global M&A Strategy & Operations Leader


Konrad Deiters

Partner, International Leader


Dhruv Mehra

Partner, Asia Pacific Leader


Thomas Bouchez

Principal, Europe Leader

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