Strategy Research

Comprehensive insights to help speed up your strategic decisions

Overview

Acuity Knowledge Partners' significant expertise in strategic research and analysis, along with deep sector knowledge, has supported the execution of numerous tactical projects for global consulting and corporate clients. Our Strategy Research team provides advisory services to clients to support their overall corporate development, corporate strategy and corporate finance teams.

We work with relevant stakeholders to develop quick and actionable strategies and provide a broad range of services that aid in strategy formulation. We also help clients align their business units’ plans with the company’s overall objectives and targets and create frameworks for transitioning organisational models and reengineering operations. Other support areas include helping clients define a strategy that creates the right mix to integrate adjacent business areas and design an effective innovation-driven product portfolio.

Our specialised pool of experienced and qualified researchers support clients’ internal research teams with additional capacity, offer Offer sectoral expertise to internal teams to internal teams and end clients, and help clients manage work-flow spikes and deliver quickly. Furthermore, our tech-based solutions ensure agility and increase responsiveness to clients.

How we are different

PROACTIVE AND EXPERIENCED TEAMS
PROACTIVE AND EXPERIENCED TEAMS

Highly experienced pool of resources available to undertake complex strategic research and analysis

ONE-STOP SHOP FOR ALL STRATEGIC SOLUTIONS
ONE-STOP SHOP FOR ALL STRATEGIC SOLUTIONS

Adoption of a strategic and consultative approach to understand requirements and deliver customised solutions

STRONG DOMAIN EXPERTISE
STRONG DOMAIN EXPERTISE

Robust and wide sector expertise gained from working with global leaders across industries

FLEXIBITY FOR SEAMLESS OPERATIONS
FLEXIBITY FOR SEAMLESS OPERATIONS

Flexibility to scale based on demand dynamics and seasonal factors

ENHANCED PRODUCTIVITY WITH ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY
ENHANCED PRODUCTIVITY WITH ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY

Unique set of proprietary automation and workflow management tools that help clients spend more time on what really matters

What we have done

Support for Consulting and Corporate Firms
Operational Process Efficiency Improvement for a Leading ERP Software Provider
What we are proud of

35- 45%

target to improve operational efficiencies

operational efficiency analysis

Support for Consulting and Corporate Firms
Consulting (Rapid Research) for one of the Top 5 Management Consulting Firm
What we are proud of

$9.0m

annualized cost savings

>180,000

hours of projects delivered

Support for Consulting and Corporate Firms
Consulting (Benchmarking Support) for a US-based Strategy Consulting Firm
What we are proud of

>25,000

metrics for ~200 companies

~2,500

proprietary & external benchmarks to support consultants globally

Our perspective on Strategy Research
Impact of COVID-19 on the energy sector Blog
Impact of COVID-19 on the energy sector

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Accelerated adoption of emerging technologies amid COVID-19 pandemic Insights
Accelerated adoption of emerging technologies amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Meet our experts

Prabaldeep Paul

Director – Corporate, and Consulting Research

Prabaldeep leads the strategy research and consulting practice at Acuity Knowledge Partners. He has over 13 years of experience working on assignments related to growth strategy formulation, go-to-market strategy, market entry and expansion (buy/build options), benchmarking, business transformation, process improvement, and more. He works closely with management, strategy, corporate development, competitive intelligence, innovation and procurement teams of clients across multiple industries.

Prabaldeep Paul
Prabaldeep Paul

Director – Corporate, and Consulting Research

Manish Chandna

Director – Corporates and Consulting Research

Manish heads strategy research practice for consulting and corporate clients at Acuity Knowledge Partners. He has over 15 years’ experience across consulting, corporates, investment banking and other professional services firms. Manish works closely with consulting partners and key decision makers to enable value creation in consulting assignments. He is seasoned in onboarding new clients and takes ownership of setting up new teams, delivery structures and expanding product/regional coverage. Manish has been involved in various company-level strategic initiatives.

Manish Chandna
Manish Chandna

Director – Corporates and Consulting Research

Sumit Chhabra

Senior Director – Corporate, Consulting & Private Equity Services

Sumit heads the Consulting & Private Equity vertical at Acuity Knowledge Partners. He also oversees the China Delivery Centre. Sumit is responsible for strategy formulation and implementation, innovation and business development, in addition to providing oversight to delivery groups. He has more than 18 years’ experience across diverse lines of services, including private equity, consulting, market research, investment banking, and commercial banking. In his previous roles at Acuity Knowledge Partners, Sumit was instrumental in setting up the Investment Banking vertical and multiple other services. He also led the business turnaround of a subsidiary company as its COO. He is a chartered accountant and a national rank holder in the foundation level of ICAI.

Sumit Chhabra
Sumit Chhabra

Senior Director – Corporate, Consulting & Private Equity Services

Adrian Wright

Senior Director, Investment Banking, Private Equity and Consulting Business Development

Adrian leads Business Development across Investment Banking, Private Equity and Consulting clients in EMEA and APAC. He has 20 years' experience working in the financial services industry, having spent 13 years working in Equity Capital Markets for Rothschild and RBS, before moving to Acuity Knowledge Partners in 2013. He has a deep knowledge of financial markets, having originated and executed over USD50bn of ECM transactions across a wide range of sectors, products and geographies. He has extensive experience working with and advising the majority of Investment Banking coverage and product groups, and leading global Private Equity firms. Adrian holds a MA (Hons Oxon) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford.

Adrian Wright
Adrian Wright

Senior Director, Investment Banking, Private Equity and Consulting Business Development

Marie Filotti

Head, APAC Business Development

Marie Filotti heads APAC Business Development at Acuity Knowledge Partners and is based in Hong Kong. She joined the firm in 2018 after 13 years in Investment Banking and Capital Markets, mainly at Nomura (previously Lehman Brothers), and also worked on the corporate side, having run Investor Relations at a China-based ASX-listed gas company. She uses her experience in the industry to advise our clients on best practices in implementation of engagements across all sectors. Marie holds a BA from Yale University and a Masters in Finance from Sciences-Po Paris.

Marie Filotti
Marie Filotti

Head, APAC Business Development

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