Oliver Wyman, a US-based global management consulting firm and a business of Marsh McLennan, has acquired Booz Allen Hamilton’s strategy consulting business serving the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
The deal, approved by local competition authorities, bolsters Oliver Wyman’s hallmark industry expertise across financial services, energy, the public sector and more, while deepening its capabilities and services across cyber, climate and sustainability.
“One of the most significant acquisitions for Oliver Wyman Group in the past 10 years, this move expands Oliver Wyman’s capabilities to tackle the issues and opportunities most important to our clients. Through this combination, we will continue our relentless pursuit of the impact that matters most. We have been delighted at the tremendously warm reception our mutual clients have offered since our announcement to combine teams, in favor of what we’ll be able to achieve together, at scale.”
“Combining Booz Allen’s respected regional legacy with Oliver Wyman’s deep sector insights and expertise, we are delighted to contribute to Oliver Wyman’s exciting growth trajectory in the region. With Oliver Wyman’s track record of success across IMEA, our combined teams are confident that together we can accelerate growth, for our clients as well as our business. Together we will achieve the amazing,” said Mr. Souheil Moukaddem, Partner at Oliver Wyman and former Partner and Managing Director for Booz Allen Hamilton MENA.
Booz Allen’s MENA-based management consulting practice will join the staff in Oliver Wyman’s UAE and KSA offices, adding to a global community of more than 5,700 Oliver Wyman employees with 70+ offices in 30 countries.