Data Analytics Consulting Global M&A Review 2019

By Ramone Param, Director, Equiteq

We have released a summary of our detailed review of data analytics consulting M&A and investor trends for owners of businesses across the knowledge economy.

At the core of the Fourth Industrial Revolution is the fusion of big data, advanced analytics and new physical technologies. The key to business success in the new digital age is no longer being able to simply use data to measure current and past performance. It is being able to make predictions about the future and quickly prescribe recommended strategies that can enrich decision making.

From a delivery model perspective, there is pressure on knowledge-intensive services firms to enhance their consulting offering with new data analytics solutions. This same pressure is being felt by consulting firms’ clients, who look to their advisers for assistance in innovating and realizing competitive advantages from new data analytics tools. Across the space in 2018, we found that buyers focused on acquisition targets with proprietary platforms, leverageable IP and managed services solutions.

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Equiteq sells SAP data management consultancy to SNP AG

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Equiteq is pleased to announce the sale of Harlex Management Ltd (“Harlex Consulting”) to SNP Schneider-Neureither & Partner AG. Equiteq acted as exclusive financial advisor to Harlex Consulting.

Harlex Consulting is a SAP gold services partner and Tech Track 100 company which helps clients to define and drive clear business advantage through data transformation and data governance.

Dr. Andreas Schneider-Neureither, CEO, SNP AG said about the deal: “The clear focus on corporate IT transformations as well as the structured project approach make Harlex Consulting an ideal partner: SNP will gain access to a highly trained team of experts in the field of SAP data migration. Harlex Consulting also possesses an impressive customer base and extensive project experience. Furthermore, the acquisition will enhance the SNP Group’s presence in the British market. The cooperation offers significant synergy and sales potential.”

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