Top Ranked

Best Consulting Firms in Europe in Each Practice Area

Consultants across the region rate the top firms in their practice areas.

  • Survey Methodology

    For the 2009 Vault European Consulting survey, we selected a list of top consulting firms to include. These consulting firms were selected because of their prominence in the consulting industry and their interest to consulting job seekers. This year, over 2,400 consultants participated in our survey.

    The Vault survey was distributed to the firms on Vault's list in spring 2009. In some cases, Vault contacted practicing consultants directly. Survey respondents were asked to do several things. They were asked to rate each consulting firm on the survey on a scale of 1 to 10 based on prestige, with 10 being the most prestigious. Consultants were unable to rate their own firm. They were asked to rate only those firms with which they were familiar.

    Vault collected the survey results and averaged the score for each firm. The firms were then ranked, with the highest score being No. 1, down to No. 25.

    Remember that Vault's top-25 European consulting firms are chosen by practicing consultants at top consulting firms. Vault does not choose or influence the rankings. The rankings measure perceived prestige (as determined by consulting professionals) and not revenue, size or lifestyle.

  • Ranking History

2013 Best Consulting Firms in Europe for Financial Consulting

1
% OF VOTES
46.15

McKinsey & Company Europe

McKinsey & Company is a privately owned management consulting firm. Roundly considered to be the most prestigious company of its kind, it has...

TRENDING

2012 Rank
1
2
% OF VOTES
38.81

The Boston Consulting Group, Inc. Europe

Boston's best The name may sound local, but The Boston Consulting Group's reach-and expertise-is anything but. With 5,000 consultants in 78 offices in...

TRENDING

2012 Rank
2
3
% OF VOTES
28.24

Oliver Wyman Europe

New York-based Oliver Wyman is part of the Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC), a global professional services network with brands and affiliates in...

TRENDING

2012 Rank
4
4
% OF VOTES
26.98

Bain & Company Europe

Founded in 1973, Bain is one of the world's most prestigious consulting firms. Today Bain & Company is one of the world's most respected companies....

TRENDING

2012 Rank
3
5
% OF VOTES
22.96

PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) International Ltd.

Getting back into it Big Four accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers has been steadily building its consulting practice in recent years, following...

TRENDING

2012 Rank
6
6
% OF VOTES
21.01

EY (Ernst & Young) Consulting Practice Europe

Not your ordinary consultancy Rebranded from Ernst and Young in 2013, EY's history stretches back as far as 1903. One of the Big Four accounting firms...

TRENDING

2012 Rank
5
7
% OF VOTES
20.44

KPMG (Europe Consulting Practice)

Network Kings Professional services giant KPMG International operates as an international network of independent member firms, known as a...

TRENDING

2012 Rank
8
8
% OF VOTES
20.09

Deloitte (European Consulting Practice)

The midas Touche While Deloitte maintains a presence in over 35 European countries, there's no formal Europe-specific entity at the firm.  There...

TRENDING

2012 Rank
7
9
% OF VOTES
7.46

Roland Berger Europe

From its humble beginning as a small, one-man consulting firm, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants has grown into an international giant.  Ranked...

TRENDING

2012 Rank
10
10
% OF VOTES
6.43

L.E.K. Consulting Europe

Founded in 1983, L.E.K. Consulting is a strategy consulting firm that offers four major capabilities to its clients: strategy, mergers and acquisitions,...

TRENDING

2012 Rank
9

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