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EY announces the acquisition of Greenwich Consulting

Paris and London, 16 September 2013

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EY is pleased to announce the acquisition of Greenwich Consulting, a move that will consolidate its service range worldwide notably in growth strategy, marketing, digital and data-analysis. The 130 Greenwich Consulting employees – 80 of whom are located in France – will now be working with EY Advisory’s teams (30,000 worldwide) to strengthen EY’s strategy, customer and innovation capabilities in helping clients transform their businesses. This acquisition is part of EY’s global growth strategy. 

Jean-Pierre Letartre, EY Chairman in France and EY CEO in in France, North Africa and Luxemburg, and Eric Mouchous, head of EY Advisory in France, North Africa and Luxemburg, are both enthusiastic about this acquisition: “We’re proud to be associated with one of the best French consulting success stories of the last 10 years. The combined operation will mean we are better equipped to meet our clients’ expectations and able to offer some unique capabilities in innovation, market growth and business transformation”. 

David Naim, Greenwich Consulting CEO, comments, “We’re very happy to become part of one of consulting’s world leaders, and one that has maintained a very strong entrepreneurial culture. This move derives from our shared corporate ambition: to accelerate our clients’ growth, especially through judicious exploitation of data and digital tools, whilst being able to rely on EY’s incredible pool of expertise and international network”. 

This new acquisition will further strengthen EY Advisory’s position not only in France but also worldwide as a major player in providing performance improvement, risk consulting and business transformation services.

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About Greenwich Consulting

Created 12 years ago, Greenwich Consulting has experienced 35% growth per annum and achieved a turnover of 25 million Euro in 2012. Greenwich Consulting specializes in strategy consulting and from its 7 offices in Europe, North America, Africa and the Middle East has developed unique skills in the fields of marketing, distribution, client relationships, digital transformation, data analysis and growth strategies. 

About EY

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. 

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