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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 Arbo on an acquisition of components distributor for commercial refrigerators
We are pleased to congratulate Arbo on their majority stake investment in Verco Milano Srl, a company active in component distribution for the commercial refrigeration sector.
Friend or foe? Implications of Netflix and Disney+ ads for broadcasters
In our last article, following a slew of announcements, we looked at the advertising market entry plans of Netflix and Disney+, particularly from the perspective of the advertising industry, considering how their ad product might be received. This article considers the likely effect on broadcaster incumbents in the UK in the medium term and proposes strategies to minimise future revenue risks.
Sizing up MediaTech
Underpinned by the explosion of digital media consumption and rapidly evolving media landscape, alongside widespread digitisation of workflows needing solutions, MediaTech presents an opportunity to gain exposure to these growth tailwinds while benefiting from enterprise software economics, potential defensibility and revenue predictability.
OC&C advises QIC Global Private Capital on their recent investment
We are pleased to congratulate Crystal Russell, Nick Capell and the QIC Global Private Capital team on their investment via the Qld Business Investment Fund into ModnPods, a Gold Coast based modular home builder. ModnPods holds a distinctive position in the fast-growing modular construction industry, differentiating through design, sustainability and utilising high levels of Australian manufacturing content.
OC&C advises Ethica Global Investments on recent acquisition in luxury packaging sector
We are pleased to congratulate Ethica Global Investments on acquiring the majority stake in V.M.C. Mottini and Verbar, both firms process packaging for perfumery, cosmetics and wines and spirits businesses.
OC&C advises QIC Global Private Capital on their investment into Travello
We are pleased to congratulate QIC Global Private Capital team and Paspalis Innovation Investment Fund on their investment into Travello. Travello is a distinctive travel platform that allows travellers to book unique, in-destination tours and experiences, and additionally provides a social network for travellers.
Digital Bonfire … Digital Phoenix?
Tech stocks value goes up in smoke – what’s next. It’s familiar territory by now, but it’s truly remarkable to reflect upon the public markets’ decline in tech valuations over the past year (measured by the losses investors have incurred).
After the break... Coming soon from Netflix and Disney+
Even a year ago, Reed Hastings was adamant that introducing ads were not in Netflix’s plan; fast forward to today and we are on the cusp of the worldwide launch of Netflix’s ad-supported plan, “Basic with Ads”, with Disney+ soon to follow. In this article, we examine their market entry plans, particularly for Netflix, as unlike Disney, advertising is a new business line for them.
OC&C appoints Martin Schwarzmann as Partner in TMT and Analytics teams
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Martin Schwarzmann as Partner in the firm’s Telecoms, Media and Technology (TMT) and Analytics teams.
The Global 50
The world’s FMCG giants survived the pandemic. Now they’re facing into rampant inflation. Are they agile enough to handle rising costs, changing shopper habits and geopolitical volatility? With contributions from OC&Cs Will Hayllar and Claire Dannatt, The Grocer discusses how consumer powerhouses performed last year, whilst dissecting the key factors impacting operations.
OC&C appoints four new partners
We are delighted to announce Jan Bergmann, Jean-Baptiste Brachet, Ye Chen, and John Franklin as partners.