With a strong M&A market continuing into 2019, consulting providers are responding to intense competitive pressure by investing in both the depth (primarily in technology) and breadth (by adding services) to their TAS offering. This has pushed even the largest providers to recognize the limits of what they can provide in-house, propelling the growth of ecosystems — strategic alliances and partnerships to fill capability gaps and enhance their brand through association with boutique technical experts.
We will explore providers’ differentiation strategies in buy-side M&A which include investments across:
Sign up to receive timely consulting related research news. You’ll be able to access popular analyst blogs, events, various “snapshot” stats of trends in the consulting profession, the latest research releases and upcoming reports.