- Two and a half times as many global consulting firm acquisitions in 2015 compared to 2014
- Almost two thirds of acquisitions by U.S. based firms
- Technology and Big Four firms are the most prolific acquirers
Consulting firm acquisitions rocketed in 2015 (384 compared to 143 in 2014), with almost two thirds (63 per cent) of the firms making these acquisitions based in North America. However, whilst over half of clients globally (56 per cent) say they benefit from these deals, 62 per cent say their access to expertise gets lost in the new organisation.