PwC Belgium has acquired S&V Management
Consultants, a supply chain management consulting firm.
S&V has 50 staff at offices in Belgium and the
Netherlands and specialises in supply chain management and
business analytics across industries such as pharma, food and
fast moving consumer goods. The firm reported combined office
revenues of €10m ($14.4m) in its most recent fiscal year.
PwC said it has obtained 100% of S&V
shares and also the intellectual property linked to the Equazion
decision support tool and methodology; a business analytics
software tool for analysing and improving performance at company
“The S&V team will provide our firm with
significant capabilities in the areas of supply chain strategy,
process excellence, performance analytics and profitability
enhancement. PwC has previously worked together with S&V and
their highly acclaimed Equazion tool for various clients we have in
common, so we’re far from being strangers,” said PwC Belgium chair
Karel De Baere said.
“We are fortunate to be able to commit to this
enhancement of the Consulting practice at the same time we are
investing significantly in the closely related areas of financial
performance, treasury and technology consulting,” PwC’s consulting
department partner Bert Kuypers added.