UK – Amey, the business support and outsourcing services group, has appointed consultant William M. Mercer as its actuarial, investment and communications consultant for its two group pension schemes.

The two final salary schemes have a combined membership of 1,500 and a fund value of £60m (e101m).

Mercer replaces incumbent Aon Consulting and beat Bacon & Woodrow, Watson Wyatt and Barnet Waddingham in the tender process.

Ian Eggleden, European partner at Mercer, comments: “We are delighted to have secured this appointment. Amey liked our approach and believed in our ability to deliver.”