London – September 22, 2011 – L.E.K. Consulting has been named ‘Professional Services Firm of the Year’ at the City A.M. Awards 2011, which celebrate the most successful individuals and firms in London’s financial and business community. The judges selected L.E.K. as overall winner from a shortlist that included KPMG, Ernst & Young, Deloitte and PwC.  The citation read: “L.E.K. is a ‘wonderful British success story’…it now competes with McKinsey, Bain and BCG from a standing start in 1983.”

Iain Evans, Chairman of L.E.K. Consulting commented: “The Partners of L.E.K. are delighted the firm has been named as Professional Services Firm of the Year by City A.M. This award acknowledges the value that clients place on L.E.K.’s combination of rigorous analytics, deep industry expertise and creative approach to problem solving. We are proud to be recognized for our role in helping some of the UK’s most influential organizations to resolve their most complex commercial challenges.”

Allister Heath, editor of City A.M., commented: “Selecting the best was far from easy – but our winners are all outstanding.  They are at the forefront of developing new and better business models that will help Britain return to prosperity.”

The City A.M award is the latest in a number of successes for L.E.K. over the last 12 months.  In January, Iain Evans was listed in City A.M.’s Power Hundred 2011, recognizing the firm’s role as a leading M&A advisor.  There have also been two significant awards for L.E.K.’s Healthcare team, which was named Acquisitions Monthly ‘Health Sector Adviser of the Year' 2011 and Health Investor ‘Consultants of the Year 2011’.


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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.

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