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27 March, 2015
Architecture firms – Global M&A facts & figures
As a leading M&A adviser to professional services firms we track M&A activity both in Australia and globally. Over the last three years we have seen a continuation of global aggregation and consolidation of the professions in the ‘built’ sector, which has had a direct impact on the Australian market. This post focuses on global […]
18 March, 2015
Who is buying Australia’s Consulting and Environmental Engineering firms? – The facts & figures
As a leading M&A adviser to consulting and environmental engineering (CEE) firms we track M&A activity both in Australia and globally. Over the last three years we have seen a continuation of global aggregation and consolidation, which has had a direct impact on the Australian market.
25 February, 2015
Ross Dawson and George Beaton talking about Clients and Firms of the Future
Marc Ewen. Accounting. beatonlive. Consulting engineering. Disruption. Law. Management consulting. Strategy
In this video Ross Dawson and George Beaton talk about the Forum on Clients and Firms of the Future, how competing in the future is going to be very different to today, why this Forum is vital interest to every professional services firm, and what delegates can expect during the day-long interactive sessions. Clients and Firms of the Future: How to […]
28 January, 2015
Clients and Firms of the Future: How to Compete – a new format conference from Beaton Capital and Future Exploration Network
Marc Ewen. Accounting. beatonlive. Consulting engineering. Disruption. Engineering. Health. Law. LPO. Management consulting. Other professional services. Strategy
Don’t miss this serious conversation for senior leaders in professional services about why and how firms will have to change to compete profitably for clients in the future. The major themes explored on the day will include: Why and how clients are changing the way they buy professional and other B2B services The strategic […]
11 June, 2013
Consulting engineers: tough times on the ASX
The last quarter of FY13 has been tough for Australia’s listed consulting engineers. Five of the six major CE firms who call the ASX their home have suffered a sharp drop in their share price since early April. What’s to blame and is there a light at the end of a very dark tunnel?
4 December, 2012
LPO and Newton’s third law of motion
To every action there is always an equal and opposite reaction, so wrote Sir Isaac Newton in 1687. The same law of physics can be applied to behaviours that are surfacing in the world of legal process outsourcing – how law firms are responding to so-called non-firm firms in the provision of legal services.
12 November, 2012
Do companies acquire badly?
Do companies acquire badly? Do companies actually realise the multiple they publish in their disclosure statements? Or have they effectively overpaid? Does this account for the increased due diligence we are now seeing and the deeper digging into contract backlogs and pipelines?
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