People, Rewards, Change and Communication

Aon delivers strategic human capital advisory to unlock deal value

Human resource considerations are a critical component of a successful transaction and key to strategically integrating people into the business. Aon helps companies improve HR contributions to achieving corporate and transaction objectives and driving deal success. We ensure human capital financials are reflected in the deal price, growth and cost synergies are realized, change communication is supported, and total rewards are optimized. Aon’s integrated M&A approach helps companies achieve deal success throughout the transaction lifecycle, from initial targeting and due diligence through integration planning and post-merger integration through implementation.

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Human Capital Diligence

Proper diligence of a target’s talent, benefits and rewards programs, and HR operations helps you quantify liabilities and risks to adjust the financial model, helping you negotiate more competitive pricing. We help identify synergies or dis-synergies to for early integration planning. Our practical guidance helps you reach business goals related to human capital issues that can make, break, or shape the deal.

People Integration

Strong connections between corporate and transaction objectives and their human capital integration strategy drive long-term M&A success. Aon’s dedicated and globally coordinated team advises clients on strategically optimizing their approach to managing people issues. We deliver an end-to-end solution from strategy through to execution, holistically addressing the most critical human capital issues in multiple global geographies.

Human Capital Divestitures

Divestitures are complex and require many considerations, including human capital. Aon takes a holistic view of people, benefits, and total rewards to optimize the value of the transaction on all sides of the deal and help ensure successful post-close outcomes. Aon addresses this wide range of human capital issues for our strategic buyers, financial buyers, or when an organization is establishing a new entity for which people issues can make or break a divestiture deal.

Organizational & Talent Planning

Aon helps organizations rationalize and forecast HR spend and conduct detailed, real-time organizational and talent planning to drive immediate and long-term results during times of major corporate change. Along with our consulting expertise, our team leverages Aon TransAction Manager™, our integrated end-to-end web-based platform solution, to increase and accelerate value creation associated with organizational and talent planning.

Total Rewards Strategy

With an increasingly competitive environment and a changing talent landscape, companies are continually focused on maximizing the return on their total reward investments. Aon's team of total rewards specialists are focused on helping organizations design a holistic total rewards strategy, philosophy, and programs across many disciplines to attract, motivate, and retain talent.

Strategic Communication and Change

Ensuring communication and change management needs are uncovered early is critical to developing strategies and execution plans that keep employees engaged and moving towards the designed outcomes throughout the entire lifecycle of change. Aon’s team of communication and change management professionals supports organizations from discovery and analysis to change and communication strategy, planning, and execution.