Avalon Consulting

THE SCOOP 

From India to the world

In operation since 1989, Avalon Consulting is an India-based international management consulting firm that serves clients in India, China, Europe, the U.S. and the Middle East. The firm is one of four entities that make up the Avalon Group; the other three being market research outfit Avalon Global Research, marketing analytics specialists Ugam Solutions, and Germinait Solutions, an artificial intelligence software company. 

Operating out of offices in Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru and Singapore, Avalon Consulting focuses mainly on strategy, business transformation and innovation. The firm advises clients in a range of industries including: agribusiness; automotive; chemicals; education; energy and power; engineering and capital goods; infrastructure; metals; and pharma and healthcare.

 

Implementers, thought leaders

The firm's website stresses an "emphasis on implement-ability" in everything that Avalon does for clients. This, along with "out-of-the-box thinking," an "inclusive and collaborative approach," deep industry and strategic expertise, and a track record going back more than 20 years-serves as the key differentiator for the firm's approach.

That approach has won the firm some major clients over the years-featured clients include the likes of Tata Group, Murugappa Group, AV Birla Group, BASF, Dow Chemical, Ingersoll Rand, Atlas Copco, Altran, Asahi India, Blackstone, Carlyle, TarunTahiliani, Claris Group, Thomas Cook, Deepak Fertilisers, NatSteel and more.

In addition to its consulting work, meanwhile, Avalon likes its employees to demonstrate their though-leading capabilities through publication of insights and whitepapers, which it puts out on a regular basis. Additionally, the firm maintains a blog, where further insights and ideas can be found: consultavalon.com/insights/blog/.

 

IN THE NEWS 

July 2014

Book authored by Girija Pande, Chairman, Apex Avalon Consulting, Singapore launched in Mumbai, Delhi and Singapore

Girija Pandehas co-authored a highly recommended, first of its kind analysis on the relatively unknown trade ties between India and China. The book "The Silk Road Rediscovered" was formally launched in Delhi, Mumbai and Singapore in July. The book predicts the Chinese FDI in India to touch $30 Billion by 2025. It also outlines a clear roadmap for Chinese companies to succeed in India and traces the journey of Indian businesses that have made it big in China. The book also emphasises on the fact that India needs to set up export-oriented manufacturing and utilise the opportunity to work with the Chinese major manufacturers, taking over component, parts and semi-finished product making contracts.

 

June 2014

India Woos Investors with Promises to Transform Business Environment, Voice of America

Girija Pande, Chairman, Apex Avalon Consulting Pte Ltd. shared his views with Voice of America on how India is trying to attract investors with promises to transform the business environment. He emphasized on how India really needs good execution skills, fast movement in the bureaucracy, and simplification of the rules to create a business friendly environment.

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May 2014

Modi Manifesto - implication on business scenario in India, Asia-Pac and Singapore, Channel News Asia

Avalon Consulting Chairman, Raj Nair shared his views on how the BJP's victory in General Elections will impact the business scenario in India and what is in store for the Indian economy going forward.

Girija Pande, Chairman Apex Avalon Consulting Pte. Ltd. also shared his views on how a pro-business Indian govt pushing for growth in trade and investment will have a ripple effect on the entire Asia-Pacific region. 

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April 2014

CII Business Delegation to Norway and Sweden

Avalon Consulting undertook a research study on "Accelerating Economic Engagement between India and Nordic Region" on behalf of CII. The study highlights the immense potential for future growth in trade and investments between the two regions. It further highlights the priority products for increased trade between the two regions. Read more.

 

March 2014

Avalon Consulting partners with Venture Intelligence for Apex 2014 Summit and Awards

Avalon Consulting was one of the knowledge partners for the Apex 2014 Summit and Awards. The event is an annual fixture and is a premier interface bringing together entrepreneurs and the investor community. The stage for the event was set through a presentation made by Sridhar Venkiteswaran, Executive Director, Avalon Consulting on "The Looming Exit Crisis - Finding a Way Out". A subsequent panel discussion was Chaired by Raj Nair, Chairman, Avalon Consulting with panellists being eminent personalities like Shankar Narayanan, Managing Director, Carlyle Group; K Ganesh, Co-Founder, Growth Story; Manish Kejriwal, Managing Partner, Kedaara Capital; Avnish Bajaj, Managing Director, Matrix Partners India; Vishal Tulsyan, MD & CEO, Motilal Oswal PE; Sanjay Kamlani, Co-Founder, Pangea3. Details available at http://www.ventureintelligence.in/apex14-mailer.htm#Engineering_a_Win-Win_Exit

 

August 2013

Avalon Consulting starts fourth office in India - Bengaluru

Avalon Consulting expanded its footprint in India with its new office in Bengaluru. The new office will provide better servicing of local clients in Bengaluru and other cities in South India.

 

April 2013

Avalon Consulting establishes presence in Singapore

Avalon Consulting has opened an office in Singapore to cater to clients in the Asia Pacific region. This will help service clients in the region more closely and also provide support to Indian clients for their APAC plans. The operations will cater to the entire set of verticals and include both Corporate and Private Equity clients.

 

February 2013

Knowledge partner with CII for AutoMach 2013

Avalon Consulting was the knowledge partner for AutoMach 2013-an event organized by CII in association with Automotive Component Manufacturers Association (ACMA) and Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers' Association (IMTMA). AutoMach is an International exhibition on Machinery, Robotics and Automation for Automotive Industry with an aim to guide manufacturing sector towards the optimum use of robotics and automation to improve quality and productivity levels while sustaining cost competitiveness.

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Avalon Consulting


Casa Avalon
61, Dr. S S Rao Road, Parel
Mumbai 400 012
Phone: +91-22-6619 1100
Fax: +91-22-6619-1122
www.consultavalon.com

STATS


  • Employer Type: Private
  • Chairman: Raj Nair
  • 2014 Employees: 76

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  • Major Departments & Practices

    Business Transformation

    Performance Improvement

    Strategy

    Transactions

Major Office Locations

  • Mumbai (HQ)
  • Bengaluru
    Chennai
  • Delhi
    Singapore

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