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M&A expertise key to banks’ survival through credit...

A new report by Arthur D. Little asks: how can banks manage post-merger integration to realise true value growth in the post-liquidity crisis...

With the crisis in financial markets fueling increased merger and acquisition (M&A) activity throughout Europe's financial services industry, a new study by global management consultancy Arthur D. Little predicts that within the next three years, ten of today's top fifty European banks will...
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Financial services

Smart planning required: Smart metering implementation...

A new report warns that without careful forward planning, utilities’ drive for smart metering will not yield long term business benefits

Recent environmental and economic pressures have seen many utilities reconsidering the use of smart metering technology to end the high operational costs associated with traditional energy usage monitoring and enabling a broader range of service offerings to consumers.  However, a report...
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Arthur D. Little: Nordic providers top the list of Europe’s...

Arthur D. Little has measured operative expense ratios in 50 of Europe’s largest non-life insurers over a period of 36 months. As the immediate fallout from the credit crisis becomes evident, the insurance industry must shift its focus to more long-term financial sustainability. One way to view...
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Financial services

Arthur D. Little: Expat skill transfer has not delivered

A new report by Arthur D. Little finds that the promise of localising talent in the Middle East oil and gas industry has yet to be realised

Forty years on and the Middle East’s oil and gas sector still relies on a highly paid, short-term, expatriate workforce to exploit development and exploration opportunities in the region, according to a new report released today by global management consultancy Arthur D. Little.  Despite the...
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Utilities & alternative energy

The BRIC battle – winning the global race for the emerging...

A new study by Arthur D. Little identifies what major growth in the four largest emerging economies will mean for mature market multinationals

With global policy makers and business leaders predicting the emerging BRIC markets will remain the key source for growth in the crisis, a new study by Arthur D. Little explains that mature market multinationals must re-evaluate their outmoded globalisation philosophies or risk losing out to a new...
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Automotive

Telecom suppliers: The pressure is on

Arthur D. Little's study of traditional telecom infrastructure suppliers reveals a growing pressure on the industry from IT players and emerging...

A recent study by global management consultancy Arthur D. Little has found that traditional telecoms suppliers are facing an overall critical situation as the recession deepens in 2009. The increasing strength of the Asian market was identified as the primary threat that telecom suppliers face, due...
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Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Arthur D. Little announces principal promotions

New York, NY – January 26, 2009 – Arthur D. Little (ADL), the leading global management consultancy, linking strategy, innovation and technology is...

Jim Chauvapun has been promoted from Manager to Principal in the Healthcare and Life Sciences practice in Boston.  Over the past four years with ADL, Jim has established a proven track record of successfully assisting clients across the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device...
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Arthur D. Little announces the Appointment of Carlos Abad...

Arthur D. Little, the leading global management consultancy linking strategy, technology, and innovation, is pleased to announce that Carlos Abad...

Abad is a prominent figure in the Spanish business environment and well recognized as an independent consultant and advisor. He is also a member on the Board of Directors of the Spanish business association (Círculo de Empresarios) where he has been heavily involved in the promotion of new business...
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Dealerships are key to an auto industry turnaround, states...

New study warns OEMs that without brand experience at the dealership level, manufacturers risk losing market share to more brand-savvy competitors

A new report released today by management consultancy Arthur D. Little warns OEMs that they must do more to achieve customer brand loyalty at the retail level, and predicts that dealerships will be the cornerstone of automotive brand building in the future.  With 2008 new car sales having...
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Automotive

Arthur D. Little ranks leaders of Europe's leasing...

As falling financial giants look to sell leasing assets to survive the credit crunch, report optimistic about opportunities for strategic investors

After years of record growth, a new report released today projects a negative growth of minus ten per cent for the European leasing market in 2009. The study also warns that the number of Europe's leasing providers will shrink by 30 per cent in five years as it adapts to the slowing liquidity, lack...
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Financial services