Expertise

OC&C's capabilities - range from transaction to strategy realisation - are derived from the skills and dedication of our consultants and years of experience. In our projects, we focus on the issues that are crucial to our clients' future and performance.

OC&C help the board and senior management address complex issues in areas such as:

  • Corporate strategy - what investment and deployment of (usually scarce) resource will produce the greatest shareholder value?
  • Business unit strategy - what's our best route to rapid and profitable growth? A new proposition or being more effective with what we have? Brand extension or change of direction? National or overseas? Organic investment or acquisition?
  • Strategic realisation - how can we most rapidly and effectively achieve our strategic priorities and simultaneously outperform our competitors?
  • Transaction support - how do we make the right deal (acquisition or disposal) and what does it take to make it succeed?
  • Analytics - how can we help clients unlock the potential of big data, analytics and AI to address the most complex strategy questions?

We focus our efforts on the issues that are crucial to our clients' future and performance. 

Corporate strategy

We work with board-level company leaders to help them deliver the best possible return to shareholders. Together, we work on a range of issues from optimising resource allocation to new market entry and acquisitions of other companies, always doing so in a way that is clear, insightful and practical.

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M&A and private equity

M&A is difficult. Deals often fail to deliver on expectations when buyer and seller are misaligned or fail to integrate effectively. We bring the experience and vision necessary to handle both of these key elements from initial target identification through to post-merger integration and performance improvement.

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Business unit strategy

We advise clients on the best way in which to ensure that their businesses operate as a coherent whole rather than a set of interests competing for the attention of management. We help them to grow revenues by ensuring competitive advantage through innovation and coherent strategic thinking.

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Operational strategy

At OC&C we work with our clients across all areas of operational strategy to deliver a comprehensive and continuous program that ensures alignment with strategic objectives from the definition of the new organisation to its implementation.

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Strategy realisation

Whether trying to realise an ambitious new strategy or working on an effective merger we provide the guidance and support clients need to successfully manage their most pressing problems. From clarifying scope to identifying specific enablers and providing the leadership to meet tight deadlines, we help deliver ambitious programmes for change.

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Analytics

The promise of AI and analytics is great, but it often fails to deliver. We rely on our extensive experience with big data, innovative AI and machine learning approaches to help clients unravel the most complex strategy questions.

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