Huron Consulting Group, Chicago, said it acquired Aegis Advisers, a privately held healthcare consulting firm based in Houston. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
In a news release, Huron said the nine-member practicewhich specializes in strategic, organizational and facility planning, communications and business planningis expected to join Hurons healthcare consulting practice. Scott Hoffman, Aegis founding partner, and Curt Whelan, an Aegis senior manager, will be named Huron managing directors. -- by Melanie Evans