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Towers Watson & Co. (TW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Towers Watson & Co. (Towers Watson) is a US-based leading global professional services company. It provides human capital and financial management consulting services to various organizations worldwide. It operates through four reportable segments, namely, Benefits; Risk and Financial Services; Talent and Rewards and Exchange Solutions. The company's consulting services help clients anticipate, identify, and capitalize on emerging opportunities in human capital management. It specializes in the areas of human capital strategies, technology solutions, employee benefits, and insurance and financial services. Towers Watson also provides independent financial advice as well as investment advice to assist its clients in developing investment strategies. Towers Watson is headquartered in New York, the US.

The key objectives of the company include program strategy, design and pricing; health condition management consulting; pharmacy benefit management consulting; performance measurement and monitoring; development of funding strategies and forecasting, budgeting and reserve setting; and vendor evaluation, selection and management.

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Table Of Contents

Towers Watson and Co. (TW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Towers Watson and Co. - Key Facts 6
Towers Watson and Co. - Key Employees 7
Towers Watson and Co. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Towers Watson and Co. - Key Operational Employees 9
Towers Watson and Co. - Major Products and Services 10
Towers Watson and Co. - History 11
Towers Watson and Co. - Company Statement 13
Towers Watson and Co. - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 16
Section 2 - Company Analysis 24
Towers Watson and Co. - Business Description 24
Towers Watson and Co. - Corporate Strategy 25
Towers Watson and Co. - SWOT Analysis 26
SWOT Analysis - Overview 26
Towers Watson and Co. - Strengths 26
Strength - Broad Array of Services 26
Strength - Diverse Customer Base 26
Strength - Improving Cash Reserves 26
Towers Watson and Co. - Weaknesses 27
Weakness - Litigation Claims 27
Weakness - Substantial Trade Receivables 27
Towers Watson and Co. - Opportunities 28
Opportunity - Perpetual Innovation 28
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 28
Opportunity - Growing Economy in the US 28
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for the UK Insurance Segment 28
Towers Watson and Co. - Threats 29
Threat - Intense Competition 29
Threat - Global Economic Scenario 29
Towers Watson and Co. - Key Competitors 30
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 31
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 31
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 32
Performance Chart 34
Financial Performance 34
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 35
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 36
Section 4 - Appendix 37
Methodology 37
Ratio Definitions 37
About GlobalData 41
Contact Us 41
Disclaimer 41

List of Tables
Towers Watson and Co., Key Facts 6
Towers Watson and Co., Key Employees 7
Towers Watson and Co., Key Employee Biographies 8
Towers Watson and Co., Key Operational Employees 9
Towers Watson and Co., Major Products and Services 10
Towers Watson and Co., History 11
Towers Watson and Co., Other Locations 16
Towers Watson and Co., Subsidiaries 18
Towers Watson and Co., Key Competitors 30
Towers Watson and Co., Ratios based on current share price 31
Towers Watson and Co., Annual Ratios 32
Towers Watson and Co., Interim Ratios 35
Currency Codes 37
Capital Market Ratios 37
Equity Ratios 38
Profitability Ratios 38
Cost Ratios 39
Liquidity Ratios 39
Leverage Ratios 40
Efficiency Ratios 40

List of Figures
Towers Watson and Co., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 34
Towers Watson and Co., Ratio Charts 36

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