London - December 21, 2010 - L.E.K. Consulting today announced that it has been named Healthcare Sector Adviser of the Year in the prestigious Acquisitions Monthly Awards.

The Acquisitions Monthly judges considered deal activity between 1st December 2009 and 1st December 2010 and looked for evidence of innovation, sector focus, transactional expertise and overall contribution to the successful completion of specific deals.

L.E.K. was commended for its role in deals including Bridgepoint’s acquisitions of Care UK and LGC in the UK, and Solhagagruppen in Sweden.  Across Europe, L.E.K. provided commercial advice on an additional 19 healthcare sector transactions, reinforcing its strong global position. 

Jonathan Sparey, partner at L.E.K. Consulting, said: "L.E.K. is delighted to receive this award, which recognizes our role as a leading strategic adviser to the healthcare sector. During 2010, we have focused on building high quality relationships with the CEOs of some of the largest healthcare groups, their advisers and key investors, for whom we have undertaken a wide variety of strategic, transactional and operational assignments. We will use this award to continue building L.E.K.'s reputation in the healthcare sector in 2011 and beyond."

Henry Gibbon, editor of Acquisitions Monthly, said: “Since December 1st 2009, L.E.K. has demonstrated its position as one of the foremost transactional advisers to the healthcare sector and has continued to prove its value as a commercial adviser to a variety of corporate and private equity clients.”


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About L.E.K. Consulting

L.E.K. Consulting is an international firm that specializes in strategy, transaction services and performance improvement consulting. It advises the largest private and public sector organizations, private equity companies and smaller, more entrepreneurial businesses.

With a reputation for resolving the most complex commercial issues, L.E.K. helps business leaders consistently make better decisions, deliver improved business performance and create greater shareholder returns.

The firm was founded in 1983 and employs over 900 staff in 20 offices across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. In 2007, L.E.K Consulting was awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for its achievements in international trade.

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