NU Online News Service, Nov. 8, 11:15 a.m. – Milliman USA Inc., Seattle, a large actuarial firm, says it has acquired Dorn, Helliesen & Cottle, San Francisco, a firm that advises institutional advisers of investment funds.

Milliman will keep William Cottle and Robert Helliesen, the principals of the firm. Cottle and Helliesen have moved into the Milliman office in San Francisco, Milliman says.