Ares & Co

What we do

Trusted partner

A dynamic regulatory environment, disintermediation, digital disruption and rapidly changing consumer behaviours have forced financial services institutions to rethink their business models, operational practices and organisational structures. We partner with clients to navigate this challenging environment and ensure long term sustainable success.

Ares & Co focuses on the complex issues of the financial services industry to help senior executives identify and execute new opportunities and respond to challenges across:

Our extensive industry and consulting expertise enables us to deliver impact to our clients in five key areas:

End-to-end transaction support

Ares & Co works with corporates and private equity funds across the deal value chain from pre-deal stage through to post-deal and exit & divestment stages. At Ares & Co we understand that corporates and financial sponsors have fundamentally different needs and our capabilities in transaction and deal focused situations reflect this.

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Quantitative analytics and risk modelling

Advances in technology mean that organisations today are able to quantify more aspects of their businesses than ever before. Models are playing an increasingly critical role as a decision-support tool for executives, regulators and investors alike.

Ares & Co assists organisations to build and perfect models that deal with uncertainty regarding risk, business patterns and scenarios, and the path to profitability.

Ares & Co has unique expertise in financial and risk modelling that address the issues that financial institutions face today. Our team is able to:

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Navigating an increasingly complex risk and regulatory environment

Ares & Co works with senior managers, line of business heads and executive directors to understand how to position their businesses in the face of an ever changing risk and regulatory environment.

Additionally, Ares & Co works with risk, regulatory and compliance teams within organisations to lead change management to ensure compliance with current and planned local, national and international regulation. Whether this be a change to internal business functions and organisation structure, or a modelling exercise within a corporate function.

Effective risk management plays an intrinsic role in delivering sustainable shareholder value through the cycle. Ares & Co understand this and we work with our clients to make sure that CFOs and CROs are fully aligned and working towards a single common goal in tandem with the CEO, COO and other CXOs

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Optimising operational efficiency and productivity

Ares & Co works with client teams to devise and implement ways of working to increase productivity and reduce costs to operate. At Ares & Co we understand that the importance of ´getting the plumbing right´ so we strive to help our clients understand and implement solutions that drive increases in efficiency and productivity, reduce failure rates and rationalise and simplify operations at a global and at a local level.

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Exploiting opportunities to drive the growth agenda

Ares & Co works with senior executives and business leaders to design and adapt their business models, identify new opportunities and develop innovative yet pragmatic strategies. At Ares & Co we understand that strategy needs to be paired with execution. We draw on our industry expertise, strategic skills and management experience to help design and execute clear and effective strategies with our clients.

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