Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm, today announced it has acquired actuarial software platform Tyche from technology and software firm RPC Tyche. The transaction significantly expands Aon’s existing capabilities to help re/insurer clients rethink access to capital and make better business decisions.
The acquisition of Tyche will enable Aon to offer re/insurers a single technology platform with the ability to seamlessly integrate capital modelling, pricing and reserving to drive better decision-making across both life and non-life business.
Nick Frankland, chairman of Aon’s insurance consulting team, said: “This innovative new offering, combined with our existing global capabilities, will help to bring significant value to Aon’s re/insurer clients and deliver new software and consulting solutions to previously underserved markets. As our clients face increasingly complex risks and evolving regulatory requirements, Tyche’s expertise is designed to underpin insurers’ decision-making frameworks. We are thrilled to welcome Tyche’s nearly 140 colleagues to Aon as we share a commitment to innovating on behalf of clients.”
Tyche, a specialist in developing customized risk and capital modelling software for actuaries, quantitative analysts and risk teams, serves global clients that include some of the largest life, non-life, and composite insurers and pension firms, as well as leading professional services providers.
Alun Marriott, managing partner of Tyche, said: “Tyche has built a highly respected and utilized range of risk and capital modelling platforms and consultancy services, and combining with Aon can take us to the next level in terms of capabilities, distribution and delivery. By uniting our passion for technology-driven insight, we will bridge gaps and enhance solutions to benefit clients.”
The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.