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  • 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 18th of August 2014, 14 deals were announced. Here are our top 3 picks. To read more about the transactions please visit our blog.

Ameresco, Inc. (USA) acquired substantially all assets of Energyexcel LLP (UK)

Ameresco provides energy efficiency solutions, Energyexcel is an energy consultancy. The acquisition will allow Ameresco to add local presence in the UK and to expand commercial and industrial (C&I) customer base.

Bureau Veritas SA (France) acquired Analysts, Inc. (USA)

Both companies provide engineering, testing and consulting services. The acquisition strengthens Bureau Veritas' presence in the global oil analysis market.

TÜV SÜD AG (Germany) acquired RCI Consultants, Inc. (USA)

TÜV SÜD provides technical services, RCI provides project management services to the energy industry. The acquisition serves as a door-opener to the upstream market for the exploration and production of oil and gas, and significantly expands TÜV’s portfolio of services in the midstream market. 

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