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30 Jan 2020 London, GB

EY named market leader in divestitures consulting by ALM Intelligence

LONDON, 30 JANUARY 2020. EY has been recognized as a market leader in divestitures consulting by ALM Intelligence in its 2019 report, The ALM Vanguard: Transactions – Divestitures Consulting.

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  • EY retains top spot for the breadth of services for the second year running
  • Outperforms Big Four for depth of services and client impact

EY has been recognized as a market leader in divestitures consulting by ALM Intelligence in its 2019 report, The ALM Vanguard: Transactions – Divestitures Consulting.

The report evaluates the overall depth, breadth and client impact of divestiture services, which include strategy, financial due diligence and project management. The market leaders, according to the report, combine robust complexity management capabilities with a well-integrated service offering centred on speed, accuracy and cost efficiency.  

ALM noted that EY investment in its dedicated divestitures capabilities, outperformed the rest of the Big Four for the breadth, depth and client impact of its offering. The report goes on to highlight that the organization’s sustained investment in technology tools such as, EY Capital Edge and EY Embryonic, has complemented EY teams’ deal process management and operational strength.

Rich Mills, EY Global and EY Americas Sell and Separate Leader, says:

“EY divestitures consulting services have grown from strength to strength in recent years. They have been supported by sustained investment in technology combined with multidisciplinary advisory services that sets EY apart from competitors and enhances client experience. The recognition in the ALM Intelligence report is testament to this and the range of capabilities EY teams bring to bear on complex transactions.”

Tomek Jankowski, Senior Analyst, ALM Intelligence, says:

“Divestitures have become an increasingly important part of the EY offering in Transactions. The ability of EY to offer integrated services across the divestitures life cycle is made possible by continued investment in its capabilities, especially M&A tools utilizing big data analytics, AI and machine learning.”


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