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Old 02-13-2017, 03:08 PM
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I wonder if they are gonna retain the business or try to sell it off to Mercer or other benefit consulting firms. The latter scenario will probably result in an unfavorable situation for the actuaries there.
I wonder if they're going to keep that campus all the way out in Lincolnshire. Blackstone does own Sears Tower.
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The age of actuaries is over.
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Old 02-13-2017, 04:01 PM
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The age of actuaries is over.
To be fair, has there really been more M&A activity the last few years than in prior years? Insurance companies are pretty easy to buy and sell; there aren't a lot of physical assets like factory equipment, large pieces of land, etc.

Sometimes the end result of a transaction is more or less one company adding a bunch of rows to an inforce file.
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The age of actuaries is over.


The time of the data scientist has come
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The time of the data scientist has come
Actuaries were the trailblazers. Paving the way for the future of data scientists. We can say we had vision.
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Are you guys commenting here really actuaries? Because frankly you are woefully uninformed.

Their Human Resources outsourcing business is what was sold to Blackstone. They are keeping all the actuarial functions related to pension and health consulting. They sold off all the IT, customer service centers, and Indian coders.
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Even purchasing companies don't want none of pensions.
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Are you guys commenting here really actuaries? Because frankly you are woefully uninformed.

Their Human Resources outsourcing business is what was sold to Blackstone. They are keeping all the actuarial functions related to pension and health consulting. They sold off all the IT, customer service centers, and Indian coders.
Gee, I wonder why.
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Gee, I wonder why.
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Gee, I wonder why.
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