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2018 Buyers Research Front CoverCOMING SOON - Buyers Research Report 2018

Our 4th Buyers Research report will be released on November 28, 2017.

The report evaluates buyer demands, ideal deal structures and how they evaluate your business.

For the first year ever, we organised the survey to identify specific buyer behaviours in each of the eight levers of EGA wheel. It provides you with insights to make decisions about where to prioritise your strategy next year.

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Front Cover - 2017 Q3 UpdateGlobal Consulting M&A Report - Q3 2017 Update 

Our Q3 2017 update is a guide to current M&A market conditions in the consulting industry, looking at acquisition trends, regional deal activity and notable deals.

Key headlines from the report are:

 - Overall global deal activity +1% year-on-year.

 - Strong rise within Management Consulting and Media segments.

 - Strongest deal flow in North America.

For further detail and more insights, download the full report for free by joining Equiteq Edge here.



2Front Cover - 2017 M&A Report017 Global Consulting M&A Report

Our tenth annual M&A report is out now!

This year’s report shines a light on the global trends shaping the industry and reviews M&A in the five consulting sectors together with a comprehensive analysis of the Equiteq Consulting Share Price Index.

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 Front Cover - Management Consulting M&A Report 2017  Front Cover - IT Services M&A Report 2017  Front Cover - Media Agencies M&A Report 2017  Front Cover - Engineering Services M&A Report 2017  Front Cover - HR Consulting M&A Report 2017








 Front Cover - 2016 Buyers Research (1)2016/17 Buyers Research Report

For the third successive year, we reveal the findings of our annual survey of global buyers of knowledge-intensive services businesses.

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 Front Cover - 2016 M&A Report2016 Global consulting M&A report

Our M&A report is the most comprehensive publicly-available study on the industry. It covers professional services companies across all major industry segments including: management consulting, IT consulting and services, media consulting, engineering consulting and HR services. 

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New Buyer 's Research Image (3)2015/16 Buyers research report

For the second successive year, we reveal the findings of our annual survey of buyers of consulting firms, on their M&A appetite and what makes them tick when evaluating acquisition targets. 

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Ma Report 20152015 Global consulting M&A report

If you are a consulting firm owner looking to sell your business then you need to arm yourself with as much market knowledge as you can to better prepare you and your business for a future sale.

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100 Growth Tips

If you would like faster revenue and profit growth AND grow equity value at the same time, then this will be a handy guide for new ideas, or a reminder of what you know you should be doing!

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