07.07.2023 | Alaco Ranked a top firm by Chambers & Partners

Alaco is proud to have achieved top rankings once again in the annual survey by Chambers & Partners of business intelligence and investigations firms. The rankings, compiled through interviews with clients and peers in the industry, maintain the strong results achieved in previous years.

Investigative Due Diligence

Alaco maintained its position in Band 1, the top category for global Investigate Due Diligence for the 3rd year running. Alaco was acknowledged for its experience, and ability to provide critical information across different markets. 

Clients' comments included:

"The depth and breadth of their team is very strong. Alaco have a very experienced and sophisticated cadre of senior staff and best in industry trained junior staff and the transparency and synergy between the two is a great asset."

"They were able to glean critical information that drove go or no-go decisions in M&A processes. They were also able to quickly get smart on esoteric regulatory matters in developed markets, and obtain insights on likely near-term and long-term directions of the regulatory landscape related to those complex matters."

"Client service is critical in this business and Alaco is outstanding. They provided prompt, thoughtful responses throughout the process and showed proactive engagement on their part whenever critical issues arose."

Alaco’s Oliver Gorton, Director was also ranked individually in Band 1 for Global Investigative Due Diligence.

Clients' comments included:

“Oliver Gorton is a talented individual with an excellent grasp of our requirements”.

“Oliver Gorton is a great client manager”.

The full review can be read here.

Litigation Support

Chambers ranked Alaco in Band 2 for both Litigation Support, Business Intelligence & Investigations UK category, and Band 2 for Global Asset Tracing and Recovery work. Alaco was acknowledged for its ability to handle complex matters, and for providing detailed, and actionable information.

Client's comments included:

"They are responsive and able to cut through the noise to give a coherent and realistic picture of what is happening."

"Alaco are well in tune with the commercial considerations of their client and see beyond the immediate task at hand."

"Their ability to handle complex sophisticated matters is very strong. Alaco provided us with detailed and actionable information on a range of worldwide assets."

Alaco’s Nikos Asimakopoulos, Director of Disputes was ranked individually in 2 categories within the UK Litigation Support.

Clients' comments included:

"Asimakopoulos is an excellent team player and a very user-friendly provider. He is very approachable and knowledgeable.

"Nikos appreciates geographical differences and is flexible. He is someone you can put in front of a client and know that he would be helpful and reassuring. He is informative and creates the right impression in a field where you have to manage expectations a lot."

The full review can be read here.

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