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EY-Parthenon vs Monitor Deloitte vs Accenture Strategy (Europe)

Hi everyone!

I was wondering how these three consultancies compare to each other in Europe and did not find much information on this topic in the forum.

More precisely, I was wondering how they compare in terms of:

  1. Type of work (for example, heard that EY-Parthenon does a lot of Due Diligence)
  2. Exit opportunities (especially into a corporate strategy role)
  3. Culture (especially in terms of working hours)

Thank you very much in advance!

Hi everyone!

I was wondering how these three consultancies compare to each other in Europe and did not find much information on this topic in the forum.

More precisely, I was wondering how they compare in terms of:

  1. Type of work (for example, heard that EY-Parthenon does a lot of Due Diligence)
  2. Exit opportunities (especially into a corporate strategy role)
  3. Culture (especially in terms of working hours)

Thank you very much in advance!

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Hi,

i was at EY Parthenon which has merged with the transaction advisory, you are expected to do a lot of due diligences, carve out, PMI and so on.

hours are intenses, depending if you are staffed on a small or medium deal (7 to 8pm) or large deal (8pm to 2 am) but subjects are very interesting! Usually one DD last 2/3 weeks, you are not expected to work during the week-end. You can try a m&a case, assignments are pretty similar to real work.

Don't know much about exit but usually people go to corporate m&a or pe fund if they still love DD or startup if they are pissed of DD after 2/3 years intense work.

best regards,

A

Hi,

i was at EY Parthenon which has merged with the transaction advisory, you are expected to do a lot of due diligences, carve out, PMI and so on.

hours are intenses, depending if you are staffed on a small or medium deal (7 to 8pm) or large deal (8pm to 2 am) but subjects are very interesting! Usually one DD last 2/3 weeks, you are not expected to work during the week-end. You can try a m&a case, assignments are pretty similar to real work.

Don't know much about exit but usually people go to corporate m&a or pe fund if they still love DD or startup if they are pissed of DD after 2/3 years intense work.

best regards,

A

(edited)

To add on to this, post-integration EY-P now has 3 competencies: Corporate & Growth Strategy (CGS), Transaction Strategy & Execution (TS&E), and Turnaround & Restructuring Strategy (TRS). The work mentioned above will be separate and vary based on the competency you're recruited into (Growth Strategy does all the corp strat and commercial due diligences, TSE does Operational diligences, Integration and divestiture strategy, etc., TRS does restructuring work, etc.) — Anonymous C on May 19, 2021 (edited)

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Hi, it depends on the country. Generally speaking EYP and Monitor are preferable if you are serious in strategy consulting

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Hi, it depends on the country. Generally speaking EYP and Monitor are preferable if you are serious in strategy consulting

Best,
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Adi provided a good list of prior answers here on PrepLounge. I also recommend you get additional information through 1) Searching (Google, Vault, etc.) and 2) Networking (reaching out to people on LinkedIn, having phone calls etc.). Especially regarding Networking, this is a great "excuse" to reach out to people and possibly get a referral in the process!

Hi there,

Adi provided a good list of prior answers here on PrepLounge. I also recommend you get additional information through 1) Searching (Google, Vault, etc.) and 2) Networking (reaching out to people on LinkedIn, having phone calls etc.). Especially regarding Networking, this is a great "excuse" to reach out to people and possibly get a referral in the process!

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