Advised Thomsons Online Benefits, a leading global SaaS provider of employee benefits and engagement software, on its sale to Mercer

Arma Partners is pleased to announce that it has acted as exclusive financial advisor to Thomsons Online Benefits, a leading global software business owned by ABRY Partners and Veronis Suhler Stevenson, on its sale to Mercer, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC).

Founded in 2000 and headquartered in London, Thomsons Online Benefits is a SaaS provider of global employee benefits and employee engagement software for automated employee benefits administration. It has over 1 million worldwide users and connects employees with their benefits in over 80 countries and 24 languages. Thomsons Online Benefits also has operations in Cluj-Napoca (Romania), Singapore and San Francisco, employing approximately 500 people in total.

This acquisition combines world class consulting and broking with innovative best of breed technology that is driving transformation in the way that benefits are designed, communicated and administered. This combination meets the growing demand from multinational employers to offer a common yet locally tailored employee benefits platform that delivers the latest in creative engagement, modern design, analytic insights and administrative efficiency and support.

This transaction highlights Arma Partners’ deep expertise and strong track record in Enterprise HR / Human Capital Management Software and our long-standing track record of successful high value cross-border exits to US strategic acquirers.