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News and media
OC&C advises Three Hills Capital Partners on SEC Newgate transaction
We are pleased to congratulate Three Hills Capital Partners (THCP) on their recent investment in SEC Newgate.
Online marketplaces to grow by 15 per cent annually and match direct eCommerce spend by 2025
The unstoppable rise of the online marketplace model – operated by the likes of Amazon, Expedia and eBay – is driving the largest fundamental shift in consumer spending since the emergence of eCommerce in the 1990s, a report by OC&C Strategy Consultants has found.
OC&C advises Arrigoni on their recent acquisition of Lirsa
We are pleased to congratulate Arrigoni (one of Armonia’s portfolio companies) on their recent acquisition of Lirsa.
OC&C advises Hyle Capital Partners on their recent investment in Contri Spumanti
We are pleased to congratulate Hyle Capital Partners on their investment in Contri Spumanti.
OC&C advises Credem Private Equity on recent investment
We are pleased to congratulate Credem Private Equity sgr on their 70% investment stake in Regas.
OC&C advises Mandarin Capital Partners on Croci transaction
We are pleased to congratulate Mandarin Capital Partners on its recent acquisition of a majority stake in Croci.
OC&C advises Arcadia on its acquisition of Starlaks Italia
We are pleased to congratulate Arcadia on their recent acquisition of Starlaks Italia.
OC&C advises Consilium on its acquisition of Music Center
We are pleased to congratulate Consilium Private Equity on its recent acquisition of a majority interest in Music Center.
OC&C advises leading B2B Comms provider Southern Communications on its recent transaction
We are pleased to congratulate Southern Communications and its previous shareholder Livingbridge on the recent exit/buy-out. Southern is one of the UK’s largest independent providers of B2B comms and connectivity, with a leading hosted cloud voice proposition.
What if everyone is wrong about the metaverse?
Some sceptics see the metaverse as the tech industry’s attempt to conjure up the next big thing. Six out of every ten people on earth now have a smartphone, and the technology is mature. Meanwhile buzzwords such as AR, VR, blockchain and open-world games are at the beginning of their curves: what will it all add up to?
OC&C advises 21 Invest Italy on their recent investment in Zanzar
We are pleased to congratulate 21 Invest on acquiring a majority stake in Zanzar. Zanzar, based in the South of Italy, is a European leader in the development and production of insect screens.
OC&C advises CVC on their acquisition of Stock Spirits Group PLC
We are pleased to congratulate CVC on their recent acquisition of Stock Spirits. Stock Spirits is a market leader across the CEE region in the alcoholic beverage sector, with particular dominance in the Polish and Czech markets.
OC&C advises ECI Partners on its recent divestment of Content+Cloud
OC&C is delighted to congratulate ECI and Content+Cloud on the recent sale of the business to Advania. Content+Cloud is a leading Microsoft-based technology services business, digital transformation partner and Managed Services Provider (MSP).
OC&C congratulates TBAuctions on their recent sale process
We are pleased to congratulate TBAuctions on their recent sale to Castik Capital. TBAuctions is a leading online auction platform and marketplace focused on second-hand and second chance goods, operating through the brands Troostwijk Auctions (B2B), BVA Auctions (B2C), and the recently-acquired Belgian brand Vavato.
OC&C congratulates Omlet on recent sale process
We are pleased to congratulate Omlet on completing the recent transaction to secure investment from Piper Private Equity. OC&C provided sell-side support to Omlet during this process.
UK’s food and drink suppliers facing key decisions to secure futures after withstanding Covid-19
The UK’s largest food and drink producers saw a dip in revenue growth but largely weathered the storm of Covid-19 in 2020, OC&C Strategy Consultants’ latest Food and Drink Top 150 shows. Overall revenue growth among the UK’s largest 150 food and drink producers fell to 1.1%, down from 1.9% in 2019, however profit margins among this year’s Top 150 remained robust, rising to 5.8%, up from 5.5% in 2019.
OC&C Strategy Consultants help top management of major multinational corporations and leading national companies as well as private equity firms, governmental and other public institutions develop winning strategies.
We bring fresh insight, clarity and deep industry expertise to the table, dig into the numbers, and come up with pragmatic, creative solutions that have lasting impact.
Using big data, advanced analytics techniques and AI, our specialist Analytics team help clients to unlock new solutions and create a better basis for commercial decisions to the most complex strategy questions.
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Our B2B team provides and develops superior insight to the winning business models in complex B2B products and services sectors. We cover a broad range of topics and sectors, but we combine unrivalled experience and insight in six key areas.
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Our in-depth knowledge across the spectrum from farm, to factory, to shelf, and ultimately to consumer, and this insight, when combined with our passion and personal commitment, enables us to help our partners compete and win.
Leisure & Hospitality
We have unrivalled experience providing strategic and operational advice to clients across the Leisure sector. Our team work with some of the biggest global players and national names across a variety of sub-sectors.
Private Equity and M&A
We work with private equity (across a range of fund sizes), other asset class investors and corporate acquirers, helping them on acquisitions, portfolio support and exits.
Our retail sector sits at the core of our business. We have deep expertise across categories and channels, earned from over 1,500 retail engagements since our founding in 1987: our clients range from multinational grocery giants through to nascent online category specialists.
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Our Media team are experts on both Consumer and Business Information services and Education, whilst in Technology we're leading advisors across Software, Communication Networks/Platforms, Equipment and Services, and IT/Cyber Security for companies and investors worldwide.
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