Simplification is the ideal way for companies to equip themselves for a future shaped by volatile and complex markets.
Leveling up your business
Most companies – from large conglomerates to SMEs – face a wide set of challenges posed by rapid changes in the VUCA world and strategic questions due to digital transformation. The market forces these organizations to compete with their industry peers by constantly reviewing their current business strategy and operating model. That's why we advise clients not to delay their performance improvement measures until crisis strikes, but to free up resources to invest in growth areas while the business is doing well.
Our improvement solutions cover all areas of corporate performance, ranging from business model, cost structure and operational excellence to financing and cash management to performance culture and agility. We help organizations to improve profitability and increase the value of the company. We systematically assess our clients' mission, vision, strategy and operations and map out a tailor-made approach to ensure future business success. Our integrated, P&L-driven approach empowers clients to achieve significant cost savings and tap new revenue streams by identifying digitalization and automation potential, improving their organizational structure, reducing overheads and – by no means least – boosting their sales performance by becoming customer-centric. We also support the implementation of measures that immediately impact the bottom line.
Identification of inefficient processes; benchmarking of SG&A costs compared to industry peers and best practices; assessment and quantification of improvement effects; support with implementation.
(Re-)Definition of strategic direction and business model; identification of processes and levers with greatest bottom-line/top-line effects; implementation of new processes and operating models; establishment of KPIs
Analysis of cost structures of all functional areas; identification of main cost drivers; preparation of a budget based on strategic priorities and economic benefits; implementation of a KPI-based monitoring system
Sophisticated project governance, clear reporting and meeting structures and operational support to implement transformation programs and adapt the organization during execution while ensuring full transparency and aligned communication.
Proven PMI approach from concept development to Day 1 readiness, including successful closing, maintenance of business continuity, realization of synergies and creation of a common culture.
Comprehensive framework for value-creating, stable carve-outs that covers the entire transaction process from the strategic divestment decision to implementation preparation and separation execution.