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In this company article, David Burnie shares six characteristics of a successful buy-and-build strategy for private equity funds. Many private equity funds follow a buy-and-build roll-up strategy where they invest in one well-established portfolio company as the platform to add on additional, typically smaller, companies to grow revenue and improve EBITDA through economies of scale. […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Nabila Hassan with HAS Consulting. Nabila is a strategic communications expert with experiences at McKinsey, an EdTech startup, and various public sector organisations. She runs her own consulting firm and has experience in developing communication strategies, managing large-scale projects, crafting engaging articles and narratives, building partnerships, and developing business proposals. […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Marie Lahoud with Lahoud Consulting.  Known for driving rampant growth and capturing impressive market share for global companies in highly-competitive industries. Marie spent 3 years Booz Allen Hamilton in strategy practice and been running her own consulting firm full time since 2013. Throughout her career she developed a well-honed ability to […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Isilay Akbulbul. Isilay worked for Bain & Co. for 5 years and was a part of the team in Istanbul. She founded her boutique consultancy firm, in 2008, Miya GGD which has been providing market entry and business development consulting for foreign companies across many sectors looking to enter the […]

Robbie Kellman Baxter shares more than a few useful resources on business development and partnership strategies in this article. Delivering on a forever promise, and maximizing an organization’s overall business potential, is often a task too big for one company. So they need partners, and new ways of doing things. But who builds out those […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Sabrina Boesch. Sabrina spent 4 years working at Bain & Co., focussing primarily on financial services. She left Bain to join a fast growing FinTech in Dusseldorf focussing on expanding a newly founded business division. Her passion for business development and e-commerce led her to take over the German market […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Bart Welch with Welch Executive Services. Bart joined McKinsey & Co as a Business Analyst in 2006 and spent the better part of a decade with the Firm. He served primarily Travel & Hospitality clients on a variety of commercial topics including deep focus on Loyalty, Pricing & Revenue Management, […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Kristoffer Ekelund with East Point. Kristoffer professional background consists of ~12 years from consumer goods and retail and ~8 years management consulting from firms like Procter & Gamble, Apoteket and Bain & Co. He currently resides in Sweden and has spent significant time with international engagements across Europe. Kristoffer has […]

Claire de Weerdt shares an article that could help grow both your market and, consequently, your business in 2023. The size of the market a business is operating in is something strategy teams, investors, and start-ups all find value in assessing. For strategy teams and executives, understanding market size can enable better strategic decisions and […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Martijn Thierry with Martijn Thierry Strategic Results. Martijn spent seven years at Bain in London and Amsterdam. He was part of the Bain team that set up the Amsterdam office and left as Senior Manager.  Prior to Bain, he gained his PhD on circular business at Erasmus University Rotterdam and […]