SWEDEN - Aon Consulting Sweden has announced both the acquisition of local company, Formansoptimering AB, and the recruitment of 12 new consultants in a bid to provide a pensions service more specifically tailored to the local market's needs.
The moves follows reserach carried out in 2004 which showed that local clients wanted to be assisted both in the strategic and the implementation levels of their pension schemes, Aon said in a statement.
The firm hopes the acquisition of Formansoptimering, which specialises in pension management processes, will enable it to keep on top of developments in the local market and provide what Johan Forssman, director, described as “greater depth of service to our clients and prospects”.
“Strengthening our position in the Swedish market will lead Aon to become the leader in pensions, investments and benefits,” he added.
Commenting on the recruitment drive and acquisition, Mats Langensjo, managing director at Aon Consulting Sweden, said the changes paved the way to dealing “more effectively with pensions and benefits”, and stated the company’s aimed to create “an efficient way to communicate with the organisation’s employees”.
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