Debevoise Advises Guardian Life in Acquisition by Its Subsidiary Reed Group of Aon’s Absence Management Business

5 January 2015

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP advised Guardian Life in the acquisition by its subsidiary Reed Group of Aon Hewitt’s absence management administration business.

With this purchase Reed Group is now the industry’s premier absence management services provider, surpassing the previous largest Third Party Administrator in size and capability. Reed Group now has more capacity, expertise, technology and resources than ever before.

The Debevoise team was led by partner William D. Regner and included partners Lawrence K. Cagney, Jeffrey P. Cunard and Peter F.G. Schuur, counsel Kyra K. Bromley and associates Risa B. Gordon, Michael Layfield, Shawn W.K. Lim, Brooke Monahan McKeever and Sue Meng.

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