Nicholas Farhi

Senior Leadership

Nicholas works with clients in B2C and B2B2C services industries, with particular expertise in automotive services, travel and leisure.

He also leads much of OC&C’s work across industry sectors in workforce optimisation and customer service strategies. Beyond that, Nicholas works with a select group of private equity clients at the point of transaction and especially supporting them in post-acquisition value realisation.
 

Education & Prior Experience

  • Masters in Physics, Oxford University
"We love nothing more than getting our sleeves rolled up with our clients to create and implement a strategy that truly delivers for them."

Related publications

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Pricing contortions at Uber and the regulated end game

Uber's efforts to comply with California's new employment regulations - and prove that Uber is a tech platform, not a taxi firm - are entertaining to watch

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Unlock the keys to the future of car ownership

Buying and running a car is not the set of discrete transactions it once was: drivers no longer buy a car from one place, have their vehicle serviced by another and then sell it on elsewhere

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Not so fast

The world of automotive is at the start of a period of unprecedented change: subscription, car sharing, electrification and autonomous all at once

Friday, April 12, 2019

Smartphone addicts and the reversing trend of driving safety

You read a lot about the zero-collision nirvana of autonomous driving, but cars have been getting safer for a long time

Friday, March 22, 2019

The OC&C Fundex 2019: How was it for you?

Hospitality & Leisure is a fantastically diverse sector, but one thing unites every single leisure brand out there – the importance of creating a great guest experience. Easier said than done

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Reclaiming the commons - government's increasing role in mobility

Two news items today highlight that the boom in mobility is causing a tragedy of the commons: increased congestion on the roads and at the curbside.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Are you up to speed with Due Diligence 2.0?

In an environment of high deal valuations and plentiful dry powder, investors need to work harder than ever to track down the best assets and set themselves up to make a strong investment

Monday, November 5, 2018

AVs allow proposition reinvention, not just driver automation

As Henry Ford may have said: "If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses"

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Online car retailing: harder than it looks

Interesting to read about Shift's partnership with Cox/Mannheim to provide the physical infrastructure to underpin its online sales. Turns out grungy things like storage and reconditioning centers aren't going to be digitised any time soon

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