Willis Ireland Acquires Employee Benefits Firm, Attain Consulting

May 30, 2012

Willis Risk Services (Ireland) Limited confirmed its commitment to further developing its domestic employee benefits business by acquiring Attain Consulting and its sister company Trustee Principles. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Attain Consulting was established in 2008 by John Feely, former chairman of the IAPF (Irish Association of Pension Funds), Tara Flynn, HR and employee engagement specialist and Maurice Whyms, current IAPF Chairman. The company has a domestic pension team that provides traditional pension consulting, as well as pension scheme review consulting, industrial relations management, and HR conflict management, to corporate and personal clients. Trustee Principles specializes in pension trusteeship services.

Willis Ireland, which specializes in employee benefits, insurance broking and risk management, employs more than 230 people in Ireland. With the acquisition of Attain Consulting and Trustee Principles, the combined operation in Ireland will have an employee benefits staff of 70, with one of the largest actuarial teams in the country.

Willis Risk Services (Ireland) Ltd is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.

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