CIL is an international management consultancy with offices in the US, Europe and the UK. We help businesses grow, build value and invest wisely. We are rigorous in our approach, confident in our conclusions and expert at what we do.

Founded in 1986, we have extensive experience helping businesses to identify and prioritize the best opportunities for growth. We approach our clients’ challenges with passion and energy, conducting exhaustive and tailored analysis, guided by deep industry expertise.

Typical engagements involve extensive primary research, competitor assessment and evaluation of business performance. We focus on the key commercial issues and always maintain a strong, supportive client relationship.

Services We specialize in strategy consulting, assessing and building business plans, identifying market opportunities and due diligence.

Mergers & Acquisitions
We support management teams and investors throughout the investment cycle. From identifying opportunities to creating value post-deal, our award-winning teams of M&A specialists have a rich understanding of accelerating growth and managing risk, anchored in real-world experience.

Value Creation
CIL has been advising on business strategy and value creation through multiple economic cycles. Our work ranges from helping to identify, prioritize and implement growth opportunities, to optimizing pricing strategies, data analytics and beyond.

Advanced Analytics
We leverage advanced analytics to help our clients transform business data into a strategic asset.

 
Services We specialize in strategy consulting, assessing and building business plans, identifying market opportunities and due diligence.

Mergers & Acquisitions
We support management teams and investors throughout the investment cycle. From identifying opportunities to creating value post-deal, our award-winning teams of M&A specialists have a rich understanding of accelerating growth and managing risk, anchored in real-world experience.

Value Creation
CIL has been advising on business strategy and value creation through multiple economic cycles. Our work ranges from helping to identify, prioritize and implement growth opportunities, to optimizing pricing strategies, data analytics and beyond.

Advanced Analytics
We leverage advanced analytics to help our clients transform business data into a strategic asset.

News and views

CIL appoints Jim McDonnell as lead Partner for Munich office to drive DACH growth

CIL is thrilled to announce that it has appointed Jim McDonnell as Partner. McDonnell takes on responsibility for leading CIL’s Munich practice and driving its growth in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland (DACH).

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CIL’s senior team reflect on what they expect to see in 2024

Some of our senior team reflect on what they expect to see in 2024. From sector insights to wider macroeconomic predictions, take a look at what they have to say.

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CIL announces latest round of promotions

CIL has made a series of promotions as it continues to enjoy growth across its key areas of expertise, from commercial due diligence and advanced analytics to value creation support for private equity investors and management teams across a range of sectors.

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Careers "I think many businesses will talk about their culture, but I find ours to be really special." Associate Director

Regardless of whether you are looking to join us straight after graduating from a top-tier university, move across from another leading consultancy or transition from industry, we offer interesting engagements, rapid progression and industry-leading career development.

 
Careers "I think many businesses will talk about their culture, but I find ours to be really special." Associate Director

Regardless of whether you are looking to join us straight after graduating from a top-tier university, move across from another leading consultancy or transition from industry, we offer interesting engagements, rapid progression and industry-leading career development.

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