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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 1st of September 2014, 10 deals were announced. Here are our top 3 picks. To read more about the transactions please visit our blog.

Publicis Groupe SA (France) acquired Nurun, Inc. (Canada)

Publicis is a communications agency, Nurun provides digital design services. The acquisition of Nurun is another step forward in strengthening Publicis’ world-class digital operations.

WSP Global Inc. (Canada) to acquire Parsons Brinckerhoff Group Inc. (USA)

WSP provides management and consulting services, Parsons Brinckerhoff operates as an engineering consultancy. With this acquisition WSP will expand its offerings and capabilities in its core segments, such as buildings and infrastructure, to increase its expertise and offerings worldwide.

Teradata Corporation (USA) acquired Think Big Analytics, Inc. (USA)

Teradata provides analytic data platforms, marketing and analytic applications, and Think Big Analytics provides big data and advanced analytics consulting services. Think Big's consulting expertise enhances Teradata's capability to advise customers on the best way to leverage diverse, open source big data technologies to grow the business.  

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