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Marsh & McLennan Companies Reports First Quarter 2019 Results

04/25/19

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Underlying Revenue Increases 4%

GAAP Operating Income Rises 3% to $938 million

Strong Growth in Adjusted Operating Income of 11% to $1.0 billion

GAAP EPS Grows to $1.40 from $1.34 and Adjusted EPS Rises 10% to $1.52

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 25, 2019-- Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC), the world's leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people, today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019.

Dan Glaser, President and CEO, said: "We delivered strong growth in underlying revenue and profitability in the first quarter, including double-digit adjusted earnings growth and meaningful adjusted margin expansion in both Risk & Insurance Services and Consulting. The Company's underlying revenue growth was 4%, adjusted operating income rose 11%, and the adjusted margin increased 210 basis points to 26.2%."

"With our successful completion of the acquisition of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group and a great start to the year we believe the Company is well positioned to deliver solid results in 2019," concluded Mr. Glaser.

Consolidated Results

Consolidated revenue in the first quarter of 2019 was $4.1 billion, an increase of 2%, or 4% on an underlying basis, compared with the first quarter of 2018. Operating income was $938 million compared with $908 million in the prior year. Adjusted operating income, which excludes noteworthy items as presented in the attached supplemental schedules, rose 11% to $1.0 billion.

Net income attributable to the Company was $716 million, or $1.40 per diluted share, in the first quarter. This compares with $690 million, or $1.34 per diluted share, in the prior year. Adjusted earnings per share rose 10% to $1.52 per diluted share from the prior year period.

Risk & Insurance Services

Risk & Insurance Services revenue was $2.4 billion in the first quarter of 2019, an increase of 3% compared with the first quarter of 2018, or 5% on an underlying basis. Operating income of $733 million increased 2% from the prior year. Adjusted operating income rose 7% to $775 million compared with $723 million in the prior year.

Marsh's revenue in the first quarter was $1.7 billion, an increase of 5% on an underlying basis. In U.S./Canada, underlying revenue also rose 5%. International operations produced underlying revenue growth of 5%, reflecting growth of 11% in Latin America; 8% in Asia Pacific; and 3% in EMEA.

Guy Carpenter's revenue in the first quarter was $663 million, an increase of 6% on an underlying basis.

Consulting

Consulting revenue in the first quarter was $1.7 billion, flat compared with the first quarter of 2018, or an increase of 2% on an underlying basis. Operating income increased 13% to $279 million compared with $247 million in the prior year. Adjusted operating income increased 18% to $291 million compared with $248 million in the prior year.

Mercer's revenue was $1.2 billion in the first quarter, flat on an underlying basis. Wealth, with revenue of $543 million, declined 3% on an underlying basis. Health revenue of $442 million was up 3% on an underlying basis and Career revenue of $170 million increased 2% on an underlying basis.

Oliver Wyman Group's revenue was $518 million in the first quarter, an increase of 7% on an underlying basis.

Other Items

On April 1, 2019, the Company completed the acquisition of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group (JLT) for $5.6 billion in fully diluted equity value, and assumed existing JLT debt of approximately $1 billion.

As part of the financing for the acquisition of JLT, the Company issued €1.1 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes in March 2019. The two tranches consisted of €550 million of 1.349% senior notes due in 2026 and €550 million of 1.979% senior notes due in 2030. Also in March 2019, the Company entered into a further issuance of $250 million aggregate principal amount of 4.375% senior notes due in 2029. As previously disclosed, the Company had also issued $5 billion aggregate amount of senior notes in January 2019. The Company used the net proceeds of these offerings to fund the acquisition of JLT, including the payment of related fees and expenses, and to repay in part certain existing JLT debt.

Marsh & McLennan Agency closed the acquisition of Clearwater, FL based Bouchard Insurance Inc. in February, and in April announced the acquisition of Phoenix, AZ based Lovitt & Touché Inc.

Conference Call

A conference call to discuss first quarter 2019 results will be held today at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. To participate in the teleconference, please dial +1 888 204 4368. Callers from outside the United States should dial +1 323 794 2423. The access code for both numbers is 4584204. The live audio webcast may be accessed at mmc.com. A replay of the webcast will be available approximately two hours after the event.

About Marsh & McLennan Companies

Marsh & McLennan (NYSE: MMC) is the world's leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. The company's 75,000 colleagues advise clients in over 130 countries. With annualized revenue approaching $17 billion, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading firms. Marsh advises individual and commercial clients of all sizes on insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions. Guy Carpenter develops advanced risk, reinsurance and capital strategies that help clients grow profitably and pursue emerging opportunities. Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Oliver Wyman serves as a critical strategic, economic and brand advisor to private sector and governmental clients. For more information, visit mmc.com, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @mmc_global or subscribe to BRINK.

INFORMATION CONCERNING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This press release contains "forward-looking statements," as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements, which express management's current views concerning future events or results, use words like "anticipate," "assume," "believe," "continue," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "plan," "project" and similar terms, and future or conditional tense verbs like "could," "may," "might," "should," "will" and "would."

Forward-looking statements are subject to inherent risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in our forward-looking statements. Factors that could materially affect our future results include, among other things:

  • our ability to successfully integrate or achieve the intended benefits of the acquisition of JLT;
  • the impact of any investigations, reviews, or other activity by regulatory or law enforcement authorities, including the ongoing investigations by the European Commission competition authority;
  • the impact from lawsuits, other contingent liabilities and loss contingencies arising from errors and omissions, breach of fiduciary duty or other claims against us;
  • our organization's ability to maintain adequate safeguards to protect the security of our information systems and confidential, personal or proprietary information, particularly given the large volume of our vendor network and the need to patch software vulnerabilities;
  • our ability to compete effectively and adapt to changes in the competitive environment, including to respond to disintermediation, digital disruption and other types of innovation;
  • the financial and operational impact of complying with laws and regulations where we operate, including cybersecurity and data privacy regulations such as the E.U.'s General Data Protection Regulation, anti-corruption laws and trade sanctions regimes;
  • the impact of macroeconomic, political, regulatory or market conditions on us, our clients and the industries in which we operate, including the impact and uncertainty around Brexit or the inability to collect on our receivables;
  • the regulatory, contractual and reputational risks that arise based on insurance placement activities and various broker revenue streams;
  • our ability to manage risks associated with our investment management and related services business, including potential conflicts of interest between investment consulting and fiduciary management services;
  • our ability to successfully recover if we experience a business continuity problem due to cyberattack, natural disaster or otherwise;
  • the impact of changes in tax laws, guidance and interpretations, including certain provisions of the U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, or disagreements with tax authorities;
  • our ability to repay our outstanding long-term debt in a timely manner and on favorable terms, including approximately $6.5 billion issued in connection with the acquisition of JLT;
  • the impact of fluctuations in foreign exchange and interest rates on our results; and
  • the impact of changes in accounting rules or in our accounting estimates or assumptions, including the impact of the adoption of the new lease accounting standard.

The factors identified above are not exhaustive. Marsh & McLennan Companies and its subsidiaries operate in a dynamic business environment in which new risks emerge frequently. Accordingly, we caution readers not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which are based only on information currently available to us and speak only as of the dates on which they are made. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances arising after the date on which it is made.

Further information concerning Marsh & McLennan Companies and its businesses, including information about factors that could materially affect our results of operations and financial condition, is contained in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the "Risk Factors" section and the "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" section of our most recently filed Annual Report on Form 10-K.

 
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
Consolidated Statements of Income

(In millions, except per share figures)

(Unaudited)

   
Three Months Ended
March 31,
2019   2018
Revenue $ 4,071   $ 4,000  
 
Expense:
Compensation and Benefits 2,282 2,224
Other Operating Expenses 851   868  
Operating Expenses 3,133   3,092  
Operating Income 938 908
Other Net Benefit Credits 64 66
Interest Income 28 3
Interest Expense (120 ) (61 )
Investment Income 5
Acquisition Related Derivative Contracts (a) 29    
Income Before Income Taxes 944 916
Income Tax Expense 217   220  
Net Income Before Non-Controlling Interests 727 696
Less: Net Income Attributable to Non-Controlling Interests 11   6  
Net Income Attributable to the Company $ 716   $ 690  
Net Income Per Share Attributable to the Company:
- Basic $ 1.42   $ 1.36  
- Diluted $ 1.40   $ 1.34  
Average Number of Shares Outstanding
- Basic 505   508  
- Diluted 511   514  
Shares Outstanding at March 31 507   508  
 
(a) Net gains from hedging contracts related to the JLT acquisition.
 
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
Supplemental Information - Revenue Analysis
Three Months Ended March 31, 2019
(Millions) (Unaudited)
 
        Components of Revenue Change*

Three Months Ended
March 31,

%
Change
GAAP
Revenue

Currency
Impact

 

Acquisitions/

Dispositions/
Other Impact

 

Underlying
Revenue

2019   2018
Risk and Insurance Services
Marsh $ 1,737 $ 1,694 3 % (3 )% 1 % 5 %
Guy Carpenter 663   637   4 % (2 )% 6 %
Subtotal 2,400 2,331 3 % (3 )% 1 % 5 %
Fiduciary Interest Income 23   13  
Total Risk and Insurance Services 2,423   2,344   3 % (3 )% 1 % 5 %
Consulting
Mercer 1,155 1,171 (1 )% (4 )% 2 %
Oliver Wyman Group 518   497   4 % (3 )% 7 %
Total Consulting 1,673   1,668   (3 )% 2 % 2 %
Corporate/Eliminations (25 ) (12 )
Total Revenue $ 4,071   $ 4,000   2 % (3 )% 1 % 4 %
 

Revenue Details

The following table provides more detailed revenue information for certain of the components presented above:

 

Components of Revenue Change*

Three Months Ended
March 31,

%
Change

GAAP
Revenue

Currency
Impact

Acquisitions/
Dispositions/
Other Impact

Underlying
Revenue

2019 2018
Marsh:
EMEA $ 633 $ 643 (2 )% (6 )% 1 % 3 %
Asia Pacific 165 164 1 % (4 )% (3 )% 8 %
Latin America 78   84   (7 )% (13 )% (4 )% 11 %
Total International 876 891 (2 )% (6 )% 5 %
U.S./Canada 861   803   7 % 3 % 5 %
Total Marsh $ 1,737   $ 1,694   3 % (3 )% 1 % 5 %
Mercer:
Wealth 543 565 (4 )% (5 )% 4 % (3 )%
Health 442 442 (2 )% (1 )% 3 %
Career 170   164   4 % (4 )% 5 % 2 %
Total Mercer $ 1,155   $ 1,171   (1 )% (4 )% 2 %
       
Notes
Underlying revenue measures the change in revenue using consistent currency exchange rates, excluding the impact of certain items that affect comparability such as: acquisitions, dispositions, transfers among businesses, and changes in estimate methodology.
 
* Components of revenue change may not add due to rounding.

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Measures
Three Months Ended March 31
(Millions) (Unaudited)

Overview
The Company reports its financial results in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States (referred to in this release as "GAAP" or "reported" results). The Company also refers to and presents below certain additional non-GAAP financial measures, within the meaning of Regulation G under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These measures are: adjusted operating income (loss), adjusted operating margin, adjusted income, net of tax and adjusted earnings per share (EPS). The Company has included reconciliations of these non-GAAP financial measures to the most directly comparable financial measure calculated in accordance with GAAP in the following tables.
 
The Company believes these non-GAAP financial measures provide useful supplemental information that enables investors to better compare the Company's performance across periods. Management also uses these measures internally to assess the operating performance of its businesses, to assess performance for employee compensation purposes and to decide how to allocate resources. However, investors should not consider these non-GAAP measures in isolation from, or as a substitute for, the financial information that the Company reports in accordance with GAAP. The Company's non-GAAP measures include adjustments that reflect how management views our businesses, and may differ from similarly titled non-GAAP measures presented by other companies.
 
Adjusted Operating Income (Loss) and Adjusted Operating Margin
Adjusted operating income (loss) is calculated by excluding the impact of certain noteworthy items from the Company's GAAP operating income or (loss). The following tables identify these noteworthy items and reconcile adjusted operating income (loss) to GAAP operating income or loss, on a consolidated and segment basis, for the three months ended March 31, 2019 and 2018. The following tables also present adjusted operating margin. In 2019, the Company changed its methodology for calculating adjusted operating margin due to the significant amount of identified intangible asset amortization expected after completion of the JLT Transaction, on April 1, 2019. Effective for the three months ended March 31, 2019 and 2018, adjusted operating margin is calculated by dividing the sum of adjusted operating income plus identified intangible asset amortization by consolidated or segment adjusted revenue. See page 12 for additional information related to adjusted operating margin.
         

Risk &
Insurance
Services

Consulting

Corporate/
Eliminations

Total
Three Months Ended March 31, 2019
Operating income (loss) $ 733   $ 279   $ (74 ) $ 938  
Operating margin 30.2 % 16.7 % N/A 23.0 %
Add impact of Noteworthy Items:
Restructuring (a) 5 11 2 18
Adjustments to acquisition related accounts (b) 10 1 11
JLT acquisition and integration related costs (c) 25 22 47
Other 2       2  
Operating income adjustments 42   12   24   78  
Adjusted operating income (loss) $ 775   $ 291   $ (50 ) $ 1,016  
Identified intangible amortization expense $ 41   $ 10   $   $ 51  
Adjusted operating margin 33.6 % 18.0 % N/A 26.2 %
 
Three Months Ended March 31, 2018
Operating income (loss) $ 716   $ 247   $ (55 ) $ 908  
Operating margin 30.5 % 14.8 % N/A 22.7 %
Add impact of Noteworthy Items:
Restructuring (a) 3 1 2 6
Adjustments to acquisition related accounts (b) 4       4  
Operating income adjustments 7   1   2   10  
Adjusted operating income (loss) $ 723   $ 248   $ (53 ) $ 918  
Identified intangible amortization expense $ 37   $ 8   $   $ 45  
Adjusted operating margin 32.5 % 15.3 % N/A 24.1 %
 
(a) Includes severance and related charges from restructuring activities, adjustments to restructuring liabilities for future rent under non-cancellable leases and other real estate costs, and restructuring costs related to the integration of recent acquisitions.
 
(b) Primarily includes the change in fair value as measured each quarter of contingent consideration related to acquisitions.
 
(c) Includes restructuring costs incurred in Marsh and Corporate of $20 million for staff reductions made in anticipation of closing the JLT transaction, as well as acquisition and integration costs, primarily legal and consulting costs.
 

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Measures
Three Months Ended March 31
(Millions) (Unaudited)

Adjusted income, net of tax is calculated as the Company's GAAP income from continuing operations, adjusted to reflect the after tax impact of the operating income adjustments set forth in the preceding tables and investments gains or losses related to the impact of mark-to-market adjustments on certain equity securities and adjustments to provisional 2017 tax estimates. Adjustments also include JLT acquisition related items, including change in fair value of derivative contracts, financing costs and interest income on funds held in escrow. Adjusted EPS is calculated by dividing the Company's adjusted income, net of tax, by MMC's average number of shares outstanding-diluted for the relevant period. The following tables reconcile adjusted income, net of tax to GAAP income from continuing operations and adjusted EPS to GAAP EPS for the three months ended March 31, 2019 and 2018.
 
     

Three Months Ended
March 31, 2019

Three Months Ended
March 31, 2018

Amount  

Adjusted
EPS

Amount  

Adjusted
EPS

Net income before non-controlling interests   $ 727   $ 696
Less: Non-controlling interest, net of tax 11   6  
Subtotal $ 716 $ 1.40 $ 690 $ 1.34
Operating income adjustments $ 78 $ 10
Investments adjustment (a) (4 ) 8

Change in fair value of acquisition related
derivative contracts (b)

(29 )
Financing costs (c) 54
Interest on funds held in escrow (d) (25 )
Impact of income taxes on above items (12 ) (4 )
Adjustments to provisional 2017 tax estimates (e)   3  
62   0.12   17   0.04
Adjusted income, net of tax $ 778   $ 1.52   $ 707   $ 1.38
 
(a) The Company recorded mark-to-market gains of $4 million and losses of $8 million for the three month period ended March 31, 2019 and March 31, 2018, respectively, which are included in investment income in the consolidated statements of income.
 
(b) Primarily reflects the gain related to the change in fair value of the deal contingent foreign exchange contract partly offset by the impact of derivative contracts related to the debt issuances.
 
(c) Reflects interest expense on debt issuances and amortization of bridge financing fees related to the acquisition of JLT included in interest expense for the quarter ended March 31, 2019.
 
(d) Interest income earned on funds held in escrow related to the JLT acquisition.
 
(e) Reflects adjustments to provisional 2017 year-end estimates of transition taxes and U.S. deferred tax assets and liabilities from U.S. tax reform.
 
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
Supplemental Information
Three Months Ended March 31
(Millions) (Unaudited)
 
    Three Months Ended March 31,
2019   2018
Consolidated
Compensation and Benefits $ 2,282 $ 2,224
Other Operating Expenses 851   868
Total Expenses $ 3,133   $ 3,092
 
Depreciation and amortization expense $ 74 $ 80
Identified intangible amortization expense 51   45
Total $ 125   $ 125
 
Stock option expense $ 15   $ 14
 
Risk and Insurance Services
Compensation and Benefits $ 1,221 $ 1,168
Other Operating Expenses 469   460
Total Expenses $ 1,690   $ 1,628
 
Depreciation and amortization expense $ 32 $ 37
Identified intangible amortization expense 41   37
Total $ 73   $ 74
 
Consulting
Compensation and Benefits $ 956 $ 956
Other Operating Expenses 438   465
Total Expenses $ 1,394   $ 1,421
 
Depreciation and amortization expense $ 24 $ 25
Identified intangible amortization expense 10   8
Total $ 34   $ 33
 
 
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
Consolidated Balance Sheets
(Millions)
 
   

(Unaudited)
March 31,
2019

 

December 31,
2018

ASSETS
Current assets:
Cash and cash equivalents $ 1,117 $ 1,066
Net receivables 4,630 4,317
Funds held in escrow for acquisition 6,359
Other current assets 569   551  
Total current assets 12,675 5,934
 
Goodwill and intangible assets 11,203 11,036
Fixed assets, net 716 701
Pension related assets 1,815 1,688
Right of use assets 1,625
Deferred tax assets 680 680
Other assets 1,423   1,539  
TOTAL ASSETS $ 30,137   $ 21,578  
 
LIABILITIES AND EQUITY
Current liabilities:
Short-term debt $ 1,562 $ 314
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities 2,244 2,234
Accrued compensation and employee benefits 892 1,778
Acquisition related derivatives 283 441
Current lease liabilities 291
Accrued income taxes 256 157
Dividends payable 211    
Total current liabilities 5,739 4,924
 
Fiduciary liabilities 5,243 5,001
Less - cash and investments held in a fiduciary capacity (5,243 ) (5,001 )
Long-term debt 11,472 5,510
Pension, post-retirement and post-employment benefits 1,874 1,911
Long-term lease liabilities 1,590
Liabilities for errors and omissions 282 287
Other liabilities 1,194 1,362
 
Total equity 7,986   7,584  
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY $ 30,137   $ 21,578  
 
 
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows
(Millions) (Unaudited)
   
Three Months Ended March 31,
2019   2018
Operating cash flows:
Net income before non-controlling interests $ 727 $ 696
Adjustments to reconcile net income to cash used for operations:
Depreciation and amortization of fixed assets and capitalized software 74 80
Amortization of intangible assets 51 45
Amortization of right of use asset 68
Adjustments and payments related to contingent consideration liability (18 ) (5 )
Provision for deferred income taxes (9 ) 11
(Gain) loss on investments (5 )
(Gain) loss on disposition of assets (1 )
Share-based compensation expense 57 50
Change in fair value of acquisition-related derivative contracts (29 )
Changes in assets and liabilities:
Net receivables (309 ) (357 )
Other current assets (37 ) 2
Other assets (1 ) (32 )
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities 79 135
Accrued compensation and employee benefits (886 ) (905 )
Accrued income taxes 96 61
Contributions to pension and other benefit plans in excess of current year expense/credit (80 ) (96 )
Other liabilities 42 17
Operating lease liabilities (73 )
Effect of exchange rate changes (23 ) (65 )
Net cash used for operations (276 ) (364 )
Financing cash flows:
Purchase of treasury shares (250 )
Net increase in commercial paper 748 249
Proceeds from issuance of debt 6,462 592
Repayments of debt (3 ) (3 )
Acquisition-related hedging payments (129 )
Shares withheld for taxes on vested units – treasury shares (86 ) (61 )
Issuance of common stock from treasury shares 77 32
Payments of deferred and contingent consideration for acquisitions (29 ) (70 )
Distributions of non-controlling interests (4 ) (6 )
Dividends paid (210 ) (189 )
Net cash provided by financing activities 6,826   294  
Investing cash flows:
Capital expenditures (73 ) (58 )
Sales of long-term investments 115 9
Purchase of equity investment (88 )
Proceeds from sales of fixed assets 1 1
Dispositions 3
Acquisitions (140 ) (24 )
Other, net (2 ) (1 )
Net cash used for investing activities (187 ) (70 )
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents 47   103  
Increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents and funds held in escrow 6,410   (37 )
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 1,066   1,205  
 
Cash balances, end of period
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period 1,117 1,168
Funds held in escrow for acquisition 6,359    
Total $ 7,476   $ 1,168  
 

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
Supplemental Historical Adjusted Operating Margins
For the Years Ended December 31, 2018 and 2017
(Millions)

Due to the significant amount of identified intangible asset amortization expected after completion of the JLT Transaction, and the lack of comparability with prior years the Company changed the method for calculating adjusted operating margin to exclude deal amortization. Beginning this quarter, adjusted operating margin will be calculated by dividing the sum of adjusted operating income plus the intangible asset amortization for all acquisitions and dividing that total by applicable consolidated or segment adjusted revenue. The reconciliation of adjusted operating income to operating income reported under generally accepted accounting principles is included in the respective earnings release Forms 8-K furnished to the SEC in 2018 and 2019. The table below shows adjusted operating margin for the full year and each quarter of 2018 and 2017 using the revised methodology.
           
2018

First
Quarter

Second
Quarter

Third
Quarter

Fourth
Quarter

Full
Year

Risk & Insurance Services
Adjusted Operating Income $ 723   $ 532   $ 283   $ 418   $ 1,956  
Amortization Expense $ 37   $ 35   $ 39   $ 40   $ 151  
Adjusted Operating Margin 32.5 % 27.0 % 17.7 % 23.7 % 25.7 %
 
Consulting
Adjusted Operating Income $ 248   $ 267   $ 293   $ 359   $ 1,167  
Amortization Expense $ 8   $ 8   $ 8   $ 8   $ 32  
Adjusted Operating Margin 15.3 % 16.7 % 18.2 % 20.3 % 17.7 %
 
Total Company
Adjusted Operating Income $ 918   $ 754   $ 535   $ 731   $ 2,938  
Amortization Expense $ 45   $ 43   $ 47   $ 48   $ 183  
Adjusted Operating Margin 24.1 % 21.3 % 16.8 % 20.9 % 20.9 %
 
2017

First
Quarter

Second
Quarter

Third
Quarter

Fourth
Quarter

Full
Year

Risk & Insurance Services
Adjusted Operating Income $ 555   $ 489   $ 291   $ 423   $ 1,758  
Amortization Expense $ 32   $ 33   $ 35   $ 39   $ 139  
Adjusted Operating Margin 29.5 % 27.2 % 18.5 % 23.5 % 24.9 %
 
Consulting
Adjusted Operating Income $ 229   $ 280   $ 312   $ 311   $ 1,132  
Amortization Expense $ 8   $ 7   $ 7   $ 8   $ 30  
Adjusted Operating Margin 15.5 % 18.0 % 20.1 % 18.3 % 18.0 %
 
Total Company
Adjusted Operating Income $ 742   $ 725   $ 562   $ 685   $ 2,714  
Amortization Expense $ 40   $ 40   $ 42   $ 47   $ 169  
Adjusted Operating Margin 22.3 % 21.9 % 18.1 % 19.9 % 20.6 %
 

Source: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.

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