Deloitte completes acquisition of Monitor’s global strategy consulting business
Published date: 14 January 2013
Deloitte has acquired substantially all of the business of Monitor, one of the world’s leading strategy consulting firms. This transaction combines Monitor’s highly-influential brand, strong thought leadership and top-notch talent with Deloitte’s extraordinary reach, access, and resources to solidify the Deloitte network as a worldwide leader in strategy consulting. Monitor’s talent and assets will combine with Deloitte's consulting strategy service lines and operate under the Monitor Deloitte brand, resulting in a new global presence that will redefine our industry.
“Our ability to implement the advice we provide has always been a differentiator,” said Jim Moffatt, chairman and chief executive officer of Deloitte Consulting LLP. “This acquisition further enhances our ability to serve clients from strategy to execution – helping them solve their most critical challenges and capitalize on opportunities in a dynamic global economy. We are thrilled to welcome Monitor’s talented professionals to the Deloitte family and are excited about the opportunities that lie ahead.”
“We are hugely motivated by the opportunity to serve clients with our newly combined strengths,” stated Bansi Nagji, president of Monitor. “Together we are an effective force with distinctive capabilities, and are deeply committed to helping our clients create new value and achieve transformational growth. We will collaborate closely with senior executives to help ensure they have the confidence to make bold, well-informed choices and take timely and decisive action, by providing fresh, actionable analysis, leading edge methods and deep hands-on implementation guidance.”
“The world’s economy is driving a set of business challenges that are even more complex than we have seen in the past. The demands posed by increased globalization, the search for new sources of growth and the opportunities created by business model innovation mean that clients’ needs for help are increasing,” said John Kerr, managing director, Global Consulting, Deloitte. “Together, Monitor and Deloitte will be well-positioned to provide high quality advice to our clients and to help them implement that advice. This is an important, global transaction - Monitor’s outstanding knowledge will enrich Deloitte’s capabilities in key areas such as innovation and growth, and we will continue to look for similar strategic opportunities that will create impact in the market place.”
Norman Sze, Managing Partner, Consulting, Deloitte China, said "The combination of Deloitte and Monitor creates a single firm with unequalled capabilities. Deloitte is the premier professional services firm in China and adding the expertise from Monitor deepens and broadens our services for all clients in China."
Maarten Kelder, Managing Partner of Monitor in Asia Pacific, commented: "The Monitor-Deloitte combination is a breakthrough that will allow us to serve clients better. Monitor and Deloitte each possess complementary capabilities that in combination will enable us to serve clients in ways that other consulting firms cannot."