New for Consulting Buyers: Kennedy Names Top Providers in Burgeoning Sub-Saharan Africa Marketplace

  New for Consulting Buyers: Kennedy Names Top Providers in Burgeoning
  Sub-Saharan Africa Marketplace

 How are clients and consultants entering or expanding their presence in the
 last great growth market frontier? Kennedy’s new research has answers — plus
the best Sub-Saharan Africa practices’ core competencies, client focus areas,
                         and go-to-market strategies.

Business Wire

KEENE, N.H. -- March 28, 2013

Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory, the leader in market analysis on the
consulting profession, announces the launch of Consulting in Sub-Saharan
Africa, a new report for consulting buyers that identifies current engagement
trends and rates leading firms’ specific capabilities, strengths, and

The study also takes on other pressing questions, including:

  *Which markets, industries and regions are most promising for client
  *How are organizations entering these markets strategically with their
    products and services?
  *What are the top consulting firms doing to help clients overcome
    challenges and take advantage of emerging opportunities?

“Consultants are scrambling to be on the ground for their clients in
Sub-Saharan Africa,” says Tomek Jankowski, Senior Analyst and Lead for
Financial Services Consulting. “In fact, firms are selectively setting up shop
or partnering with established local firms in the markets that are best
matched — or have the most potential — for their competencies.”

Kennedy’s new research features profiles of Sub-Saharan Africa consulting
providers with capability maps illustrating each practice’s standing in the
key engagement areas of:

  *Operations Management
  *Human Resources
  *Financial Consulting
  *Communications & Media
  *Financial Services
  *Natural Resources & Power
  *Wholesale & Retail
  *Offices in Sub-Saharan Africa
  *PLUS additional capability mapping in Sub-Saharan Africa consulting by
    client focus:
  *Public Sector
  *Large Local Private Sectors
  *Local SMEs

Profiled firms in Consulting in Sub-Saharan Africa include:

  *A.T. Kearney; Accenture; Aon/Aon Hewitt; Bain & Company; BearingPoint; The
    Boston Consulting Group; Capgemini; CSC; Dalberg Global Development
    Advisors; Deloitte; Ernst & Young; Grant Thornton International; IBM;
    KPMG; McKinsey & Company; PwC; Roland Berger; Tata Consultancy Services;
    and Towers Watson.

About Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory
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Founded in 1970, Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory provides accurate and
reliable market sizing and forecasts on consulting services world-wide,
needs-analysis and vendor profiling for buyers of consulting services, timely
and insightful intelligence on the top consulting firms in their respective
markets, and operational benchmarks that measure consulting performance.

Kennedy's research spans multiple service areas, client vertical industries,
and geographies. Our analysts provide expert commentary at consulting industry
events world-wide, and offer custom research for Management Consulting and IT
Services firms.

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buyers and sellers of consulting services.

Our clientele consists of Fortune 500 companies and the most highly regarded
professional services firms in the world, representing over 90% of the service
providers in consulting.

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Bloomberg L.P., is a leading source of legal, regulatory, and business
information for professionals.

More information is available for you at


Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory
Dan Houder, COO, +1-603-357-8200
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