London – March 18, 2013 - L.E.K. Consulting, the global strategy consulting firm, has been named as a finalist at this year’s HealthInvestor Awards in both ‘Consultants of the Year’ categories: ‘Strategic’ and ‘Transactional’. The HealthInvestor Awards recognize the innovation and achievements seen in the sector, rewarding outstanding individuals and companies as well as those driving improvement.

L.E.K. is a leading adviser to the European healthcare sector, addressing some of the industry’s most complex commercial challenges and supporting its most significant transactions. The firm works across the full breadth of the healthcare/pharma market, including: healthcare serviceslife sciences, biotechnologyMedTech and pharmaceuticals. It has completed more than 3,800 healthcare projects globally, working principally for private sector service providers and investors, and also supporting government agencies and other public sector bodies.

Jonathan Sparey, Head of European Healthcare at L.E.K. Consulting, commented: “We are delighted to have reached the finals of the HealthInvestor Awards, which recognizes both our commitment and our contribution to the healthcare sector. Over the past year, we are proud to have worked with clients who seek to push the boundaries in delivering exceptional care to their patients and clients while building sustainable and high quality businesses.”

Other recent awards for L.E.K.’s Healthcare practice include HealthInvestor Consultants of the Year 2011 and runners up in 2012, L&B Independent Healthcare Awards Management Consultant of the Year 2012 and Acquisitions Monthly Healthcare Sector Advisor of the Year 2011. L.E.K. was also named City A.M. Professional Services Firm of the Year in 2011 for its work across all sectors of the economy.


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About L.E.K. Consulting

L.E.K. Consulting is a global management consulting firm that uses deep industry expertise and analytical rigour to help clients solve their most critical business problems. Specializing in strategy, transaction services and performance improvement consulting, L.E.K. helps business leaders to consistently make better decisions, deliver improved business performance and create greater shareholder returns. L.E.K. advises the largest private and public sector organisations, private equity firms and smaller, more entrepreneurial businesses. The firm was founded in 1983 and employs over 1,000 staff in 22 offices across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific.