September 27, 2011 – Mercer has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the business of Censeo Corporation, a human resource consulting firm offering real-time online leadership assessment products and services to help organizations select, develop and retain talent. The acquisition builds upon Mercer's strength and capabilities in strategic talent management. The transaction is expected to close at end of October. “We believe our clients will benefit from the experience, resources and global reach that result from the combination of Censeo's business with Mercer's business,” said Ronald Gross, president and CEO of Censeo. “Both Mercer and Censeo have similar values and share a commitment to excellence, and both have insights into the needs of organizations that want to be best in class when it comes to attracting, developing and retaining the best talent.” Mercer is a global leader in human resource consulting, outsourcing and investment services.