Best Consulting Firms in EMEA in Each Practice Area

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2022 Best Consulting Firms in EMEA for Financial Consulting
#1

McKinsey & Company Europe

Founded in 1926, the consulting monolith that is McKinsey didn’t take long to expand into Europe, experiencing rapid growth in the region as early as the 50’s. McKinsey has since become a dominant player in virtually every major market throughout Europe and the Middle East. Wherever you seek an “in” at the most prominent consultancy, you’ll find the world suddenly becomes a more connected and accessible place than you could’ve imagined.

43.89% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#1

McKinsey & Company Europe
#2

Boston Consulting Group Europe

BCG operates in 50+ countries worldwide, with half of the locations based in Europe and the Middle East. The firm’s diverse, local, regional and global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise to organizations, helping them to grow, build sustainable competitive advantage, and drive positive societal impact. BCG partnered with almost 1,000 organizations in 2020 on 900+ social impact & sustainability projects and 400+ climate & environment projects.

37.29% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#2

Boston Consulting Group Europe
#3

Bain & Company Europe

Bain & Company may operate presence in dozens of countries—with more than 20 offices in Europe, the Middle East & Africa—but that doesn’t keep the “heart” of the Big Three from functioning as one firm. Whichever path you pursue (and there are many), you’re sure to receive the same quintessential Bain experience that Bainies around the world say make this one of the most rewarding and enriching firms to join.

35.77% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#4

Bain & Company Europe
#4

Oliver Wyman Europe

Oliver Wyman’s European presence spans almost two dozen countries in Europe and the Middle East. Overall, firm’s international offices account for more than half of its global footprint. A talent-focused firm that prides itself on connectedness and collaborative culture, Oliver Wyman strives to staff consultants on the projects that best suit their talents regardless of their home office. This makes international travel and opportunity the norm—not the exception.

25.33% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#3

Oliver Wyman Europe
#5

PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) International Ltd.

Casual jobseekers are forgiven for wondering, “Is PricewaterhouseCoopers an accounting firm, a consulting firm, or something else entirely?” The answer is “yes”, and therein lie the possibilities. The second-largest professional services firm in the world, PwC offers a wild amount of opportunities for employees and clients to join a global network of problem solvers dedicated to transforming the industries it serves.

17.57% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#7

PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) International Ltd.
#6

Deloitte (European Consulting Practice)

Deloitte is a global provider of audit, tax, financial services and consulting. The firm is one of the Big Four accounting organizations. Services include corporate strategy, marketing and sales strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and innovation; manufacturing operations including supply chain; sector-specific service operations; infrastructure operations including outsourcing advisory and shared services; and financial management.

17.13% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#5

Deloitte (European Consulting Practice)
#7

EY (Ernst & Young) Consulting Practice Europe

Ernst & Young is one of the global Big Four accounting firms. They are best known for providing audit, tax, business risk, technology and security risk services, and human capital services. Through four service lines—assurance, consultancy, strategy, and transactions—they help transform businesses.

16.15% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#6

EY (Ernst & Young) Consulting Practice Europe
#8

KPMG (Europe Consulting Practice)

KPMG is a multinational professional services network and one of the Big Four accounting firms. Organized as a network of firms that each bring services to clients, KPMG spans strategy and operations, analytics, business integration, business intelligence, business process management, change management, growth enablement, integrated business planning, organizational design, outsourcing, shared services, talent management, technology enablement, and transformation. On the risk management side, they offer advisory services in financial risk management, forensic, internal audit, risk and compliance, and IT.

14.36% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#8

KPMG (Europe Consulting Practice)
#9

zeb

Zeb is one of Europe's leading providers of management consulting for financial services providers offering services in a number of fields, including Strategy & Organization, Finance & Risk and IT. Based on profound knowledge of the financial services industry, zeb’s management consultants help clients develop long-lasting business solution aimed at ensuring the client’s competitive advantage. This does not stop at consulting only; zeb boasts a strong IT consulting practice also offering proprietary management software.

6.33% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#9

zeb
#10

Roland Berger Europe

Headquartered in Munich, Germany, Roland Berger is the first natively European consulting firm to expand internationally. While global in scale and scope, the firm maintains a distinctly European culture that makes it a fascinating and enriching place to make your professional “home.” For those looking for an international experience unlike any other, where better to start than the original European firm to go global?

5.89% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#12

Roland Berger Europe
#11

Alvarez & Marsal Europe

5.62% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#10

Alvarez & Marsal Europe
#12

NERA Economic Consulting Europe

NERA Economic Consulting understands what many people can’t: economics. The firm provides economic advice, analysis, expert testimony, and regulatory insight for global clients throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. NERA specializes in bringing academic analysis and rigor, objectivity, and real-world industry experience to bear on issues arising from competition, regulation, public policy, strategy, finance, and litigation.

5.08% of Votes

2021 Ranking

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NERA Economic Consulting Europe
#13

Mercer Limited Europe

Mercer is a business of Marsh & McLennan, a global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy, and people. A consistently high-ranking firm for HR consulting, Mercer works on human capital challenges facing some of the world’s best companies. Insiders say that in addition to the collegial and collaborative culture, what Mercer employees value most about working there is their colleagues' "intellectual horsepower, the depth and breadth of their collective knowledge base, and their stellar interpersonal and client-relations skills."

4.82% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#14

Mercer Limited Europe
#14

AlixPartners Europe

With offices in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, AlixPartners is an international advisory firm that built its reputation through its work in corporate turnaround and restructuring. The firm is often associated with reversing the fortunes of companies in high-impact situations. The ideal hire is someone with around a decade of industry experience, who will be able to hit the ground running and immediately begin impacting a client's business.

4.28% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#10

AlixPartners Europe
#15

L.E.K. Consulting Europe

L.E.K. Consulting is a global managing consultancy with clients ranging from small startups to major private equity firms. Although the firm’s roots are firmly planted in British soil (it began with the establishment of its London office in 1983), L.E.K. Consulting’s reach spans almost every major market around the globe. That—coupled with deep industry expertise across a breadth of clients and capabilities—creates a wealth of “big firm” opportunities at a relatively midsize firm.

3.57% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#13

L.E.K. Consulting Europe
#15

Mazars EMEA

Mazars is a global consulting firm, specializing in audit, accountancy, tax, legal, and advisory services. Audit has been at the core of the firm's expertise for more than 70 years. This is complemented by a balanced portfolio of consulting and financial advisory, as well as tax, compliance, and legal services. Their consultants help business leaders and management teams handle industry challenges ranging from disruptive competition, talent wars, technology, regulation changes, international policy changes, and other critical factors.

3.57% of Votes

2021 Ranking

#15

Mazars EMEA