19 Jan The World’s Top Consulting Firms
Accenture was founded in the year 1989 from Andersen Consulting. It is Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. It has annual revenue of $34.85 billion as of 2017. The firm has a whopping 435,000 employees, including 130,000 in India alone. The services offered are Consulting, strategy, digital, technology, and operations.
- Bain & Company –
Bain & Company came into existence in the year 1973 and are now headquartered in Boston. Bain is one of the Big Three management consultancies alongside McKinsey and BCG. The company operates from 56 locations. Their revenue as of 2017 was $4.5 billion. They have a total of 8000 employees. The services offered at Bain are majorly advisory such as advising the Fortune 500 companies in mergers, corporate strategy, and acquisitions, market analysis, private equity investments, and finance.
- Boston Consulting Group (BCG) –
At first glance, we know that Bruce Henderson founded the BCG in 1963. The company now has over 90 offices in 50 different countries. It is Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with a whopping annual revenue of $5.6 billion as of 2016 statistics. They have 14,000 employees, and 6,200 consultants worldwide are included in this number. The services offered by BCG as retail, healthcare, and Chemicals.
- Booz Allen Hamilton –
Booz Allen was founded in the year 1914. It is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, in Greater Washington DC. The company primarily serves the US Government in integration and strategy of IT and has 80 offices worldwide. The annual revenue of this corporate giant is $5.48 billion as of 2014 with a staff of 22,000. Booz Allen separated its main two divisions into two companies, Booz Allen and Hamilton and Booz & Company. Although Booz Allen’s primary interest lies in IT consultancy, its initiatives have reached almost all of the departments including the Homeland Security.
- Deloitte –
Deloitte is set up in the U.K and is said to be one of the big four professional service companies alongside KPMG, Ernst& Young, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. It was founded by William Welch Deloitte in 1845 and is Headquartered in London. It has annual revenue of $38.8 billion as of 2017 and a staggering number of 263,900 employees. Deloitte provides numerous services such as audit, consulting, tax, enterprise risk, and financial advisory services. The organization is organized into three service areas namely, strategy, human capital, and operations and technology.
- Ernst & Young –
At first glance, Ernest and Young were established in the year 1849. It is now one of the big four and has 700 offices in 150 countries. It is Headquartered in London with annual revenue of $31.3 billion and 250,000 employees. The services provided by the company are mostly financial. Example, financial audit, and accounting advisory services are what is part of 38 percent of EY’s revenue, tax including international tax services make up to 26 percent and advisory, including risk and performance improvement makeup to 26 percent, and finally, the transaction advisory services make up to 9 percent.
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