Global consulting firm Mercer, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh McLennan Companies Inc, has acquired online assessment platform Mettl for an undisclosed amount.
The acquisition marks Mercer's entry into the global talent assessment market. It further enhances the company's position as a trusted strategic talent advisor to companies.
Anish Sarkar, CEO, India, Mercer, said, "Online talent assessment is a powerful tool that helps companies unlock the potential of their people. Mettl is a disruptive HR tech start-up that has pioneered a robust assessments platform."
"The combination of Mercer's pedigree and talent industry experience in India and Mettl's leading-edge and scalable proprietary technology platform will enable companies in India to improve their workforce as they prepare for the future of work amidst rapid digitization,"he added.
Founded in 2010 by Ketan Kapoor and Tonmoy Singhal, Mettl is an online assessment SaaS platform offering solutions to track and measure technical, aptitude and psychometric skills of potential and existing employees.
Ketan Kapoor, CEO, Mettl, said, "We are very proud of Mettl's success to date and joining Mercer will enable us to fulfill our aspirations of being a world leader in talent assessments. By leveraging Mercer's global footprint and leadership position, we can sustainably scale our presence and reach, helping companies avoid the cost of sub-optimal hiring decisions amid ongoing digital disruption."