“During a working relationship that has extended for years, we have been impressed by Mercer’s professionalism and dedication to clients,” said Anne-Magriet Schoeman, Executive Director of GRS. “This transaction will be beneficial to both Mercer and GRS clients. It will significantly expand Mercer’s capabilities in Africa and we are delighted to be able to make Mercer’s worldwide resources available to our clients. GRS clients will continue to have the same GRS professionals working with them as consultants and advisors.”About Global Remuneration Solutions (GRS) GRS is a market-leading compensation survey house and rewards consulting firm. Headquartered in South Africa, GRS conducts compensation and benefit surveys across 36 sub-Saharan African countries and provides a wide range of compensation consulting and mobility consulting and products to local and international organizations operating in the sub-Saharan African region. For more information, visit www.grsafrica.com 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 more than 20,000 employees are based in 42 countries and the firm operates in over 140 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital. With 52,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $10 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.