Investment houses are the most likely acquirer of a consulting firm,
according to new research, with the asking price around £20m.
Research by M&A specialists Equiteq
found that deal activity in the consulting sector has been accelerating.
Equiteq, which has been tracking M&A activity within the consulting
market, said the report showed that there were 602 sales of consulting firms in
Europe during the period 2002 – 2006.
In the comparable period the US market produced 598 deals, albeit bigger
deals than their European counterparts.
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