Top buyers in the consulting industry of Europe

Consulting firms are continuously on the lookout for acquisitions in Europe as a means to expand their service offerings, client networks, consultancy teams, or to enter new segments or launch new solutions. Meet the consulting firms in Europe with the most prolific buy-and-build strategy.

Alongside realising organic growth, consulting firms in Europe can turn to a range of dealmaking options – acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures, company affiliations or equity partnerships – to drive growth. Consultancy.org keeps track of all major deals closed in the consulting industry across 100+ countries, including deals closed by consultancy firms, non-industry players as well as private equity groups.

Based on our database of 2,000+ deals globally, we present an overview the top consulting firm buyers in Europe.

The ranking includes all consulting firms in this list for which we have sufficient data. The dataset is refreshed by the hour, meaning that lists are near real-time.

The consulting firms in Europe with the most deals behind their name:

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Accenture
Accenture is not a partner of Consultancy.eu and does not have an active company profile....
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Atos
The company profile of Atos on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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PwC
The company profile of PwC on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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Deloitte
“Deloitte” is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk managemen...
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BearingPoint
BearingPoint is an independent management and technology consultancy with European roots and a global reach. The company operates in three business units: Consulting, Products, and Capital. Consultin...
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Capgemini
The company profile of Capgemini on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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Sia Partners
The Sia Partners profile on Consultancy.eu is not activated....
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EY
At EY, we are committed to building a better working world — with increased trust and confidence in business, sustainable growth, development of talent in all its forms, and greater collaboration. We...
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Capgemini Invent
The profile of Capgemini Invent is not active....
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EFESO Management Consultants
EFESO Management Consultants is a global consulting group specialized in operations strategy and performance improvement. We work side-by-side with our clients to accelerate their transformation towa...
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Grant Thornton
Dynamic organisations know they need to apply both reason and instinct to decision making. At Grant Thornton UK LLP, this is how we advise our clients every day. We combine award-winning technical ex...
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KPMG
KPMG international operates as a network of member firms offering audit, tax and advisory services. We work closely with our clients, helping them to mitigate risks and grasp opportunities. Member fi...
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Projective Group
An international end-to-end partner for those who want to excel in an ever-changing environment Just over a decade ago, Projective Group’s founders identified a gap in the financial services consulti...
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Bain & Company
Bain & Company is one of the world's leading management consulting firms. We work with top executives to help them make better decisions, convert those decisions to actions, and deliver the sustainab...
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BDO
BDO is the world's 5th largest accountancy and business advisory firm providing services to businesses within India and worldwide....
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Boston Consulting Group
The Boston Consulting Group is a global management consulting firm and the world's leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors i...
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Cognizant
The company profile of Cognizant on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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dss+
With over 900 professionals in 40 countries, we are a world-class operations management consulting firm with a purpose of saving lives and creating a sustainable future. From our solid legacy as DuPo...
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FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulat...
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Kearney
Kearney is not a partner of Consultancy.eu....
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McKinsey & Company
McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm. We are the trusted advisor to the world's leading businesses, governments, and institutions. We strive for world-shaping client impact We wo...
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Roland Berger
Roland Berger is not a partner of Consultancy.eu and the profile is not activated....
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RSM
The company profile of RSM on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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Valcon
Valcon is a north-western European consulting, technology and data company based in the Netherlands, Denmark, UK, Sweden, Germany and Croatia. Our mission is to combine premium consulting with deep t...
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Aon
The company profile of Aon on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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CGI
At CGI, we're committed to helping all of our stakeholders succeed. Our 68,000 professionals in 40 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific provide end-to-end IT and business process se...
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Infosys
The company profile of Infosys on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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Metyis
We are a dynamic and forward-thinking consultancy firm that operates across a wide range of industries. With our multidisciplinary teams, we create bold strategies and innovative solutions tailored t...
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OC&C Strategy Consultants
OC&C Strategy Consultants is a global strategy boutique. We have more than 30 years of experience at unpicking the most complex business challenges with simple, uncommon sense. We are strategy specia...
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Wavestone
Wavestone is an international consultancy that provides connected thinking, insight and capability to industry leading organisations. We work collaboratively with our clients to plan strategic busine...
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AlixPartners
The company profile of AlixPartners on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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Alvarez & Marsal
Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) for leadership, action and results. Privately held since its founding in 1983, A&M is a leading global pro...
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Capco
Capco is a global management consultancy with a focus in financial services including banking and payments, capital markets, and wealth and asset management, plus a dedicated energy division. We comb...
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Cordence Worldwide
Cordence Worldwide is a major global management consulting partnership made up of independent Member Firms, each of which is a leader in the regions it serves. By maintaining their independence, each...
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delaware
delaware is not a partner of Consultancy.eu and does not have an active company profile....
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Delta Capita
Delta Capita is an independent business and technology consultancy. Getting it done We’re achievers; Our partners and consultants are seasoned professionals who have worked at senior levels in comple...
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Kepler
Four Levers of Consulting Excellence KEPLER is an international business management consulting firm. Founded in 2007, the firm is built around four areas of excellence – Innovation, Procurement, Supp...
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Oliver Wyman
Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in over 70 cities across 30 countries, we combine deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, ri...
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RGP
RGP does not have an active company profile on Consultancy.eu....
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Sopra Steria
The company profile of Sopra Steria on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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Willis Towers Watson
Willis Towers Watson has no active profile on Consultancy.eu...
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Zanders
We are an independent firm with a track record of innovation and success across the total spectrum of treasury, risk and finance. Our Business Values are the ingrained principles of the company and o...
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AFRY Management Consulting
Leading advisor for the transitions of the energy and bioindustry sectors. Providing solutions for generations to come. We at AFRY Management Consulting are committed to accelerating change towards a...
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ARCH
A pragmatic approach has been our trademark since 20 years. Our consultancy assignments are only truly completed when we have guided our clients to the preconceived result. To them, we act as a ‘trus...
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Arthur D. Little
Arthur D. Little is not a partner of Consultancy.eu and does not have an active company profile....
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Ayming
The company profile of Ayming on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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Bonfiglioli Consulting
Since 1973, Bonfiglioli Consulting, an Italian management consulting company, has been working side by side with organizations to support their growth and success in global markets. We support our cl...
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COMATCH
What would it be like if every consultant could work on their own terms and if every client could find the perfect consultant without searching in a matter of hours and to a fair price? It’s the ques...
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DC Advisory
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Drake Star Partners
The company profile of Drake Star Partners on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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Emerton
Emerton is one of the few global, high-standard strategy consulting firms. Our team is mobilized to bring speed to a few clients in each of the sectors we cover, both in their strategic decision-maki...
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Eurogroup Consulting France
Eurogroup Consulting is a Management and Strategy firm. It was created in 1982 and is of European essence. The firm is known and recognised for its interventions across all sectors, in the public and...
53.
Gate One
Gate One is a specialist business transformation consultancy. At the heart of our brand lies the 'ripple'. This represents our way of working and our view on how meaningful change can be accomplished...
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HKA
HKA helps clients manage risk, disputes and uncertainty on complex contracts and challenging projects. We are the leading global consultancy in risk mitigation and dispute resolution, using our multi...
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H&Z Management Consulting
We deliver more than successful strategy; we partner with our clients to make it happen. We work with the world’s leading companies, creating change, improving performance, and driving sustainable gr...
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Innopay
We are a consultancy firm specialised in digital transactions. We help companies anywhere in the world to harness the full potential of the digital transactions era. We do this by delivering strategy...
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Maine Pointe
Maine Pointe is a global supply chain and operations consulting firm trusted by many chief executives and private equity firms to drive compelling economic returns for their companies. This is achiev...
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Mercer
Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement, and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth, and performance of their most vital asset – thei...
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Nexio Projects
Nexio Projects is an international sustainability consultancy that provides expert support for organisations to achieve their sustainability goals. Our dedicated team of experts from 25+ nationalitie...
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Nextcontinent
Our “citizens” are independent key players in their respective markets, sharing a unique entrepreneurial vision. Trust is the key word they share with their clients through this worldwide citizenship...
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NMS Consulting
NMS Consulting is a global management consulting firm providing strategic counsel to private and public organizations and the individuals who lead them. The combination of our diverse skills, global ...
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OHROS Consulting Group
Ohros Consulting Group is an International Management Consulting firm to serve the global energy & utility industry. We specialize in enterprise-level value creation, Asset Management and performance...
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Strategy&
Strategy& is a global team of practical strategists, committed to helping you seize essential advantage by working alongside you to solve your toughest problems, and capture your greatest opportuniti...
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Tata Consultancy Services
The company profile of Tata Consulting Service on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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UHY
The company profile of UHY on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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Wipro
Wipro The company profile of Wipro on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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Baker Tilly
Baker Tilly International is one of the world's leading networks of independently owned and managed accountancy and business advisory firms united by a commitment to provide exceptional client servic...
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PA Consulting
PA Consulting PA Consulting is not a partner of Consultancy.eu and does not have a company profile....
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Ankura
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Capita
The company profile of Capita on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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Elixirr
The UK’s Best New Consultancy Elixirr is a different type of consultancy – helping their clients change the game in their industries. Everyone’s talking about the future, a new digital world, but few...
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ERM
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Mazars
Mazars The company profile of Mazars on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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Synechron
Synechron's company profile is not activated on Consultancy.eu....
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Marsh
The company profile of Marsh on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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Argon & Co
The profile of Argon & Co is not active on Consultancy.eu....
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Booz Allen Hamilton
Booz Allen Hamilton is a leading provider of management consulting, technology, and engineering services to the U.S. government in defense, intelligence, and civil markets, and to major corporations,...
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CBRE
The company profile of CBRE on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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IBM Consulting
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Korn Ferry
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North Highland
North Highland is a global management consulting firm known for helping clients solve their most complex challenges related to customer experience, performance improvement, technology and digital, an...
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NTT Data
NTT DATA The company profile of NTT DATA on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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Protiviti
Protiviti is a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders confidently face the future. Protiviti and o...
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Quantuma
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YCP Solidiance
YCP Solidiance is a corporate strategy consulting firm with a focus on Asia, "from Dubai to Shanghai". We advise CEOs on make-or-break deals, define new business models and accelerate Asia growth. Th...
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Analysys Mason
Global leaders in TMT management consulting Analysys Mason is the world's leading management consultancy focused on telecoms, media and technology (TMT). We give clarity and confidence in answering o...
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PKF
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Teneo
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Yonder Consulting
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Alpha
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Anthesis
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BIP
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Cambridge Consultants
Cambridge Consultants is a world-class supplier of innovative product development engineering and technology consulting.Working from our laboratories in Cambridge, UK, and Boston, USA, we have all th...
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Charles River Associates
Charles River Associates (CRA) is a global consulting firm specialising in litigation, regulatory, financial, and management consulting. CRA advised clients on economic and financial matters pertaini...
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Devoteam
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Endava
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FRP Advisory
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Isio
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MHA
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Moore
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Publicis Sapient
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West Monroe
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Accuracy
The company profile of Accuracy on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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Alantra
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Arrowpoint Advisory
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Avanade
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Baringa
Baringa Partners is an award-winning management consultancy specialising in: energy; financial services; telecoms and media, in the UK, continental Europe and Middle East. We partner with organisatio...
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CCi
CCi was acquired by Rimkus, an international engineering and technical consulting company serving clients globally with forensic engineering, AEC (architecture, engineering, and construction), and sp...
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Cedar Management Consulting
Cedar is a global strategy consulting, research, and analytics firm with a 35-year track record and clients across multiple industry sectors. Since 1985, our teams have assisted clients in areas of s...
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Coeus Consulting
Coeus Consulting is an independent award-winning IT advisory that empowers technology, business and procurement leaders to deliver strategic change. We help leadership teams deliver more to the organ...
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Cornerstone Research
The company profile of Cornerstone Research on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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DMW
DMW is one of the UK's leading independent technology consultancies specialising in the design, delivery and implementation of digital transformation programmes. Our clients trust us to deliver on an...
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Elabor8
Digital transformation is a journey. Elabor8’s focus on operational design, new ways of working and agile delivery helps you move easily between now, and what comes next. Elabor8 was born out of our ...
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Gallagher
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Gartner
The company profile of Gartner on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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Horwath HTL
The company profile of Horwath HTL on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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Inverto
INVERTO - We deliver results As an international management consultancy, INVERTO is one of the leading specialists for strategic procurement and supply chain management in Europe. The consultancy ide...
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Kantar
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Kroll
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L.E.K. Consulting
We’re L.E.K. Consulting, a global strategy consultancy working with business leaders to seize competitive advantage and amplify growth. Our insights are catalysts that reshape the trajectory of our c...
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MI-GSO | PCUBED
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Milliman
Milliman The company profile of Milliman on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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Monitor Deloitte
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Moorhouse
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Nexia
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Nous Group
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Partners in Performance
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SLR Consulting
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The Hackett Group
The Hackett Group The company profile of The Hackett Group on Consultancy.eu is currently not activated....
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