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Three Things HCM Vendors Can Learn from Willis’ Acquisition of Towers Watson

Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) is now very appropriately named after the $8.7 billion acquisition of Towers Watson. The acquisition — which feels more like a merger given the relative equal market capitalization of both companies — comes at a time of extreme change to traditional models of human resources and benefits consulting and insurance brokers.

Three Quick Takeaways: Blackhawk Network Completes Achievers Acquisition

Blackhawk Network announced the completion of its acquisition of Achievers Corp. in a press release today. Blackhawk Network CFO Jerry Ulrich commented, "The purchase price of $110 million equates to approximately two times Achievers' calendar 2014 adjusted operating revenues."