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ALM Intelligence Identifies Best Portfolio & Capital Strategy Consultants

2018 Vanguard Buyer Ratings Guide Rates Global Providers and Specialists

New York, NY – May 21, 2018 – ALM Intelligence – Consulting division, previously known as Kennedy Consulting, has released its 2018 ratings of Portfolio & Capital Strategy consulting providers. Seven firms were identified as leaders in the consulting industry: Bain & Company, The Boston Consulting Group, Deloitte, EY, goetzpartners, McKinsey & Company, and PwC. Of those, Bain, EY, goetzpartners, and PwC have been rated as leaders for the first time.

“Against the backdrop of favorable financial and tax conditions in key markets, corporate portfolios are back in play as companies are coming to terms with how digitization is upsetting traditional strategic dynamics,” said Nathan Simon, Senior Director of Research at ALM Intelligence. “But digital transformation is altering the nature of corporate assets and putting a premium on executing portfolio transforming moves, both of which are compelling consultancies to significantly up their games.”

Other providers that climbed in the 2018 ratings include: KPMG, L.E.K. Consulting, Oliver Wyman, and PA Consulting. Additional providers that were rated include: A.T. Kearney, Accenture, AlixPartners, Capgemini, Houlihan Lokey Strategic Consulting, IBM, Marakon, Open Options, Roland Berger, and Strategic Decisions Group.

ALM’s Vanguard research series assesses firms in terms of their relative ability to create impact for their clients. In addition to its overall rating assessments of consulting providers’ depth and breadth of capabilities and best-in-class provider designations, this series includes detailed capability evaluations for each covered provider as well as a qualitative analysis of their consulting organization, approach, and service delivery model.

For more information or to obtain the full version of The ALM Vanguard: Portfolio & Capital Strategy, visit the ALM Intelligence website:


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