AlixPartners buys management consulting firm Galt & Company

16 November 2021 2 min. read
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AlixPartners has acquired Galt & Company, a New York-based management consultancy specializing in driving growth in shareholder value.

Founded in 2003, Galt & Company works with Fortune 500s on building strategies and organizational capabilities to drive sustainable growth in shareholder value. The firm’s consultants help clients improve management capabilities, decision processes and standards, and resource allocation to deliver competitive advantage and superior returns.

Galt & Company has offices in New York, Chicago, London, and Singapore, and has worked with large multinationals such as Coca-Cola, Clorox, and Gillette. The firm has more than 80 employees, according to LinkedIn, and is led by co-founders and senior managing directors Scott Gillis, Lee Mergy, and Joe Shalleck.

AlixPartners’ acquisition of Galt & Company will create a new service offering in corporate strategy & transformation at the global consulting firm. The offering will combine Galt’s expertise in financial, strategic, and organizational improvement with AlixPartners’ global presence, industry knowledge, and implementation expertise.AlixPartners buys management consulting firm Galt & Company“In an environment of continuous disruption in which we anticipate heightened competition and corporate M&A activity, our complementary skills and expertise will be in high demand. Together, we look forward to helping our clients create outstanding value and prosper in today’s complex environment,” said Simon Freakley, CEO of AlixPartners.

AlixPartners advises on turnaround and restructuring, performance improvement, M&A, economics, investigations and disputes, technology and digital, and leadership. The New York-headquartered firm has more than 2,000 professionals globally.

“Joining AlixPartners is an important stage in the evolution of our company and a very positive development for our clients and our people,” Scott Gillis, co-founder of Galt & Co, said. “Our firm cultures are very much aligned and this combination will bring even greater opportunities for our exceptionally talented people.”

AlixPartners in 2020 acquired Freeh Group International Solutions, a Wilmington, DE-based risk and investigations consultancy, and Matrix Economics, a Boston-based economics consultancy. The firm in 2018 bought the US operations of financial advisory and restructuring consultancy Zolfo Cooper three years after buying the firm’s Europe operations.