Cedar was named one of the top consulting firms in the Middle East for the Financial Services industry

India, 8 June 2022 – Cedar Management Consulting has been ranked as one of the top consulting firms in the Middle East region for the Financial Services industry by Consultancy ME, an online platform for the advisory and consulting industry.

The top consulting firms in the Middle East ranking presents the region’s most trusted, expert, and influential consultancy firms in the sector for the year 2022. The ranking of consulting firms is based on the views of thousands of executives and consultants active in Financial Services, as well as on assessments of Financial Services capabilities, company reputation, analyst benchmarks, industry recognitions, thought leadership and more.

Over 200+ consulting firms were assessed for the Financial Services ranking in 2022. The consulting industry of the Middle East is home to hundreds of consulting firms – large, mid-sized, boutique and niche consultancies – serving clients across all industries and segments and specialising in every conceivable area of expertise. The ranking consists of top consulting firm lists across 30+ areas of expertise (strategy, management, finance, supply chain, sustainability, etc.) and 30+ sectors (financial services, public sector, energy, consumer goods, industry, etc.), as well as several topic-oriented rankings.

"It’s a matter of huge pride for Cedar to be featured on the Middle East list of top Consulting Firms in the Financial Services industry for 2022. It is a testament to the quality work we have been doing across sectors and industries, not only in the region but globally as well. I am sure we will see Cedar featured in more such lists in the coming months" commented Sanjiv Anand, Chairman, Cedar Management Consulting.

About Cedar
Cedar is a global strategy consulting, research, and analytics firm with a 35-year track record and clients across multiple industry sectors. Since 1985, our teams have assisted clients in areas of strategy, process innovation, strategic human capital, and business technology, among others, with a strong focus on the Financial Services sector. As a full-suite management consulting firm, Cedar assists clients across these areas in an integrated fashion – from strategy formulation to execution, and implementation.

The firm’s heritage includes being part of the former US$1 billion Renaissance Worldwide, whose leadership included the creators of the Balanced Scorecard – the world’s leading strategy deployment and performance management tool used by organizations globally.

Our specialist Financial Services practice serves as the firm’s centre of excellence and offers innovative advisory, research, and accelerator capabilities to the players in the global Financial Services ecosystem, covering all aspects of their business models.

Cedar’s group unit, UK-headquartered IBS Intelligence, is a leading global pure-play financial technology research, news analysis, and advisory firm with clients across the financial services universe. For more than 30 years, IBS Intelligence has been the definitive source for an independent in-depth analysis of global financial technology markets. IBSi's annual Sales League Table (SLT) is considered the global industry barometer ranking leading banking technology suppliers around the world.

The group also runs Cypress, a business intelligence unit that provides innovative analytical solutions to clients across industries, and the CedarIBSI FinTech Lab, an accelerator in the heart of Dubai Internet City, that aims to facilitate collaboration and innovation between global financial technology players and banks in the GCC region.

For Cedar Management Consulting International LLC:
Anshika Mishra, Sr. Manager – Events & Alliances