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Alvarez & Marsal provides consulting on performance improvement, restructuring, taxation, and business advisory services, serving organizations across the world seeking to drive growth, address challenges and manage change. A&M’s Executive Compensation Practice addresses complex issues in structuring executive and board compensation packages that drive company performance and provide effective governance.
BDO delivers assurance, tax, and financial advisory services to clients throughout the country and around the globe. We offer numerous industry-specific practices, world-class resources, and an unparalleled commitment to meeting our clients’ needs. We currently serve more than 400 publicly traded domestic and international clients.
We’re driven by your business needs, rather than our own bottom line. Clients know that whether they need someone to persuade a jury, close a deal, they can rely on our knowledge, experience, and commitment to doing things the right way.
At EY, our purpose is Building a better working world. The insights and quality services we provide help build trust and confidence in the capital markets. Our four integrated service lines: Assurance, Advisory, Tax and Transaction Advisory Services, and our deep sector knowledge, our clients capitalize on new opportunities and growth.
Egon Zehnder is the world’s leadership advisory firm, sharing one goal: to transform people, organizations, and the world through great leadership. We know what great leaders can do and are passionate about delivering the best leadership solutions for our clients. As One Firm, our more than 450 consultants in 68 offices and 40 countries bring our individual strengths to form one powerful collaborative team. We partner closely with public and private corporations, family-owned enterprises, and nonprofit and government agencies to provide board advisory services, CEO search and succession, executive search, executive assessment, leadership development, and organizational transformation. We share a commitment to and pride in doing work that contributes to successful careers, stronger companies, and a better world. For more information, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.
On April 1, 2018, Foley & Lardner LLP combined with Gardere, Wynne & Sewell LLP. Foley & Lardner LLP operates as “Foley Gardere” in Austin, Dallas, Denver, and Houston. Foley & Lardner LLP looks beyond the law to focus on the constantly evolving demands facing our clients and their industries.
Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms, serving more than 130 countries with a full range of services, and including over 8,300 partners and staff in the U.S. alone.
Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, New York, California, Chicago, Denver, Washington, D.C., London, Mexico City and Shanghai, providing a full spectrum of legal services in technology, financial services, energy and private equity.
Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, and valuation. The firm serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide with offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia-Pacific region. Independent advice and intellectual rigor are hallmarks of the firm’s commitment to client success across its advisory services. Houlihan Lokey is ranked as the No. 1 M&A advisor for all U.S. transactions, the No. 1 global restructuring advisor, and the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 20 years, according to Thomson Reuters. For more information, please visit www.HL.com.
One of the world’s leading professional services firms and the fastest growing Big Four accounting firm in the United States. We’re leading the industry in new and exciting ways. Our size and strength make us much more agile and responsive to changing trends.
Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP is a full-service business law with more than 150 attorneys in its offices in Fort Worth, Austin, Baton Rouge, Midland, and New Orleans. Among its clients, Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, foundations, investor groups, and governmental entities.
Meridian Compensation Partners has a singular focus: to provide the most effective solutions and independent advice in executive compensation and corporate governance consulting. With over 70 associates in ten offices in the U.S. and Canada, Meridian provides top management, boards and compensation committees at over 550 public and private corporations with core services that include board level advisory services, compensation program design, research and competitive market intelligence on executive pay and governance matters.
Our partners personally conduct our searches with extensive, proven expertise to locate and land the leaders you need. Our experience includes a wide range of industries and we’ve developed a reputation for finding the right fit for the toughest-to-fill positions.
Protiviti is a global consulting firm that helps companies solve problems in finance, technology, operations, governance, risk and internal audit, and has served more than 60 percent of Fortune 1000® and 35 percent of Fortune Global 500® companies.
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. PwC is a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 236,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services.
Understand risk. Maximize opportunity. Accelerate returns. When it comes to your most important transactions, you need more than simple financial consulting. You need experienced people who are on your side, can recognize problems quickly, and dig deeply to discover potential issues before they arise.
Russell Reynolds Associates (RRA) is a management consulting firm. Established in 1969, the firm assists international and domestic companies develop leaders, assess business processes, and recruit new executives. It provides leadership, advisory, and executive recruiting services
Established in 1887, Thompson & Knight is a law firm known for our capabilities in energy finance, taxation, business transactions, and an ability to resolve our clients’ controversies in or out of court. The Firm has more than 300 attorneys in its Texas and New York offices, and international offices and associations in the Americas, North Africa, and Europe.
USI Insurance Services serves more than 150,000 clients meeting their property & casualty, employee benefit, personal risk and retirement needs nationwide. We have more than 100 years of consulting and brokerage experience through our acquired agencies. We combine industry-leading national capabilities delivered through longstanding and committed local service teams.
Whitley Penn continues to be one of the region’s most distinguished public accounting firms. With offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, and Houston, 59 partners, more than 400 employees, and a worldwide network affiliation via Nexia International, the firm is strategically positioned for continued growth both locally and internationally.