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Altman Solon enters Asia-Pacific with Singapore and Australia hubs

Altman Solon, a Boston-headquartered telecom, media, and know-how (TMT) sector consulting agency, has entered Australia by way of the acquisition of Sydney-based TMT specialist Enterprise Consulting. The worldwide consultancy additionally final week introduced the launch of a Singapore workplace.

Altman Solon was created final 12 months by the merger of US consultancy Altman Vilandrie & Firm with Europe-based Solon Administration Consulting. The union created a 300-person agency specializing in technique, operations, go-to-market, and capital companies for TMT shoppers.

The agency, which payments itself as the biggest pure-play TMT consulting agency on this planet, has now expanded into Asia-Pacific.

Altman Solon final week introduced the opening of an workplace in Singapore which can function the corporate’s Southeast Asia hub. The brand new workplace is headed by Ben Happel, a director who has labored at Altman Solon since 2003. He has a decade of expertise advising shoppers in Southeast Asia.

It’s the agency’s tenth world workplace, and follows the launch of a Mexico Metropolis location in fall 2020.

“Singapore is a regional hub for the monetary neighborhood and the gateway to strategic shoppers in Southeast Asia. With the Singapore workplace, we set up a everlasting footprint in APAC, bundle native and regional market experience, and appeal to native expertise to serve our shoppers on this a part of the world extra successfully,” mentioned managing companion Patrick Bellenbaum.

Altman Solon expects to develop the Singapore workplace within the coming months with transfers and native hires.The agency this week introduced the acquisition of Enterprise Consulting, which payments itself as the biggest TMT specialist consultancy in Australia and New Zealand. Based in 2009 and based mostly in Sydney, Enterprise has 10 crew members, in accordance with LinkedIn.

Altman Solon beforehand had a consumer companies partnership with Enterprise. The acquired firm will now kind Altman’s eleventh world workplace, and additional increase its Asia-Pacific presence sizzling on the heels of the Singapore launch.

Enterprise’s Justin Jameson and David Bornstein will be part of Altman Solon as companions, alongside the remainder of their crew.

“Justin and I share Altman Solon’s dedication to constructing the main TMT-specialized consulting agency in our area,” Bornstein mentioned. “Coming collectively was a straightforward determination. From at this time, we’re already the biggest TMT specialist consultancy within the area and scaling quickly. As Altman Solon, we now carry deep world experience and capabilities of the world’s main TMT technique specialist to our shoppers, whereas persevering with with the identical native insights, expertise, and connections.”

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