According to Livingstone’s Director, Barry Sheehan, "The high level of deal activity in the packaging sector demonstrates the eagerness of strategic acquirers to use M&A to generate synergies, increase market share and acquire technical know-how.”
It has been widely recognised for some time that consulting firms have greater intrinsic value when they adopt an ‘employed’ model as opposed to leveraging a network of self-employed consultants under an ‘associate’ model. Livingstone's Will Evans explores how is the sector reacting to this growing pool of self-employed consultants?
Phoenix Equity Partners has acquired Capital Economics in £95m buy-out
Phoenix Equity Partners has acquired Capital Economics, one of the leading independent macro-economic research companies in the world, in £95m buy-out.