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

    Vault asked consultants to rank the best firms in several areas of business focus. Consultants were allowed to vote for up to three firms as the best in each area, but could NOT vote for their own firm.

    The practice areas are:

    • Economic Consulting
    • Energy Consulting
    • Financial Consulting
    • Health Care Consulting
    • Human Resources Consulting
    • IT Operations Consulting*
    • IT Strategy Consulting*
    • Management Consulting
    • Operations Consulting
    • Retail Consulting*
    • Strategy Consulting

    *Denotes a new category for 2013-14

  • Ranking History

2014 Best Consulting Firms in Europe for Retail Consulting

1
% OF VOTES
59.61

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

2013 Rank
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2
% OF VOTES
58.48

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

2013 Rank
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3
% OF VOTES
44.71

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

2013 Rank
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4
% OF VOTES
15.59

OC&C Strategy Consultants Europe

If you want to know what OC&C Strategy Consultants does, you don't need to look too far for answers-it's right there in the title. Focusing on...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
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5
% OF VOTES
13.77

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

2013 Rank
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6
% OF VOTES
13.65

Simon-Kucher & Partners Europe

Simon-Kucher & Partners is a worldwide leader in pricing consulting, helping its clients maximize profits by giving them the tools and...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
N/A
7
% OF VOTES
13.08

Strategy&, part of the PwC network, Europe

Strategy& is the global strategy consulting business of Big 4 professional services firm PwC. Formerly Booz & Company, the firm was acquired by...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
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8
% OF VOTES
7.85

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

2013 Rank
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9
% OF VOTES
6.71

A.T. Kearney Europe

As a consultancy, A.T. Kearney has a rich heritage that dates back to the 1920s, with the founding of McKinsey & Company and the arrival of...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
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10
% OF VOTES
6.03

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

2013 Rank
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11
% OF VOTES
5.92

Accenture Europe

Mashed-up moniker Accenture -- whose name derives from "accent on the future" -- was formally established by partners from the consulting division of...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
N/A
12
% OF VOTES
4.44

Arthur D. Little Europe

Arthur D. Little has been at the forefront of innovation since 1886. It is an acknowledged thought leader in linking strategy, innovation and...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
N/A
13
% OF VOTES
4.10

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

2013 Rank
N/A
14
% OF VOTES
3.98

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

2013 Rank
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15
% OF VOTES
3.30

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

2013 Rank
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