London - June 19, 2013 - L.E.K. Consulting, the global strategy consulting firm, has been named ‘Strategy Consultants of the Year’ at this year’s HealthInvestor Awards. The Awards recognize the innovation and achievements in the sector, rewarding outstanding individuals and companies as well as those driving improvement.

The judges praised L.E.K. for its work on major strategic assignments, including UK growth opportunities, Italian healthcare trends and the UK mental health sector. The judges commented on L.E.K.’s: “considerable depth of capabilities and broad range of strategic assignments across the range of healthcare sectors” and “impressive global reach”.

Jonathan Sparey, Head of European Healthcare at L.E.K. Consulting, commented: “We are delighted to win this award, which recognizes the L.E.K. team’s focus on helping European healthcare clients to realize their commercial objectives. Over the past year, we have confirmed our position as one of the sector’s leading strategic advisors, delivering a combination of extensive sector expertise, deep commercial understanding and pragmatic advice and recommendations.”

This is the latest in a series of awards for L.E.K. in the healthcare sector. In addition to being a finalist in the forthcoming Laing & Buisson Independent Healthcare Awards 2013, L.E.K. was HealthInvestor Consultants of the Year 2011 and runner up in 2012, Laing & Buisson Independent Healthcare Awards Management Consultant of the Year 2012 and Acquisitions Monthly Healthcare Sector Advisor of the Year 2011. L.E.K. was also City A.M. Professional Services Firm of the Year in 2011 for its work across all sectors of the economy.

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 market, including: healthcare services, life sciences, biotechnology, medtech 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.


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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 rigor 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 organizations, 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.