About-Berkeley

About Berkeley

We’re about being there for our clients when it really matters. When it absolutely has to be right. Doing the right thing is both our ethos and sweet spot. And it’s why clients turn to us again and again

 

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I graduated from Liverpool University with a degree in Geography in 1999, and seeking variety while I decided what I wanted to do long term with my career, I began my management consultancy career at ...

Kirsty Nethersell, Partner

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The people

It's the people that make Berkeley different to other consultancies. Bright, friendly, down-to-earth people who are both thinkers and doers. Working by your side, as consultants and colleagues, to get the right results.

In The Press

News and stories from our publications around the world.

Operational due diligence: Upside, downside, onside, blindside…

7th December 2014

Written by Neil McClumpha, Partner at The Berkeley Partnership, for The Sunday Telegraph. 

Due diligence processes are typically attuned to the commercial, legal and financial aspects of a potential acquisition.

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Forensic, historical focused assessments of past performance and positioning are used to evaluate upside opportunity and downside risk. The current management team is assessed to determine whether it can be brought onside to work with the investment agenda. But too little attention is paid to a critical aspect of due diligence that can blindside the investor: the risk inherent in the target’s operating model.

The full article can be viewed here.

 
 

Berkeley has 25 years’ experience in putting plans into action. This experience enables us to quickly assess where challenges are likely to arise as businesses seek to improve their operations, and target practical interventions accordingly.

Neil McClumpha

Neil McClumpha
Partner

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