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Valuation

  • You've been approached by a buyer and want advice
  • You're considering whether or not to sell the company and need advice
  • You need to benchmark value for share plans or restructuring

Grow

  • You need a plan to grow equity value and also prepare the firm for a future sale
  • You want to accelerate revenue and profit growth and need help with your business plan
  • You want to evaluate various exit strategy options and move forward in the right direction

Sell

  • The time is right to sell your firm and you want a consulting sector specialist to make it happen
  • You're engaged with a buyer you are selling to and need support to close the deal
  • You want to realize some equity now, or exchange equity for finance, or other liquidity event

Buy

  • You need a comprehensive market screen to identify acquisition targets
  • You have identified a consulting firm for acquisition and need a specialist to evaluate it
  • You are growing by acquisition and need buy and build strategy advice

Consulting Sector M&A Deal News

In the week beginning 15th of September 2014, 17 deals were announced. Here are our top 3 picks. To read more about the transactions please visit our blog.

Kantar Health LLC (USA) acquired Evidências (Brazil)

Kantar provides healthcare-focused consulting services, Evidências provides health management services. Through the acquisition, Kantar will be able to provide a better coordination of market access and health outcomes in Brazil, while allowing both companies to expand their current client bases.

Optimity Advisors LLC (USA) acquired The Matrix Knowledge Group Ltd. (UK)

Optimity is a management consultancy, Matrix offers data management services. The combined offering of the two companies will better provide a comprehensive set of solutions to the regional and global clients.

Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd. (UK) to acquire search and content marketing agency business from Covario, Inc. (USA)

Dentsu Aegis is a media and digital marketing communications company, Covario is a search marketing agency. The acquisition is in line with Dentsu Aegis’ strategy in the US.

Equiteq LLP is a consulting industry mergers and acquisitions (M&A) specialist

We serve the global professional services sector with growth advisory and M&A transaction services.

Our mission is to help owners, partners and corporate development executives to grow profits, grow revenue, grow equity value and/or successfully sell their firms.

Equiteq clients achieve consistently higher year-on-year sales revenue growth, EBIT % and higher prices on sale. 

   Industry Average  Equiteq Clients
Growth in Sales Revenue   6.2%  34%
 Average EBIT (Profit)  10%  18.7%
 Revenue Multiple on Sale  1.2  1.8

Our clients span 27 countries and we have representatives in the UK, USA, Canada, Germany, Singapore, Australia and Turkey.

We are famous for our Equity Growth Wheel software, which is used to benchmark the equity value in a consulting firm and produce a plan to improve it.

Equiteq Equity Growth Wheel