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HFS Research Unveils the HFS M&A Support Program Led by Kory Farooquie

September 04, 2018

NEW YORK (SEPTEMBER 4, 2018) — Responding to unprecedented client demand, HFS Research is adding another custom research and advisory program to its significant portfolio of enterprise research offerings. The HFS M&A Research Program provides enterprise clients with detailed market data, personal advice, and actionable results. By combining market data, streetwise market knowledge with financial analysis, HFS helps clients achieve their M&A objectives.


Read detailed information about HFS M&A Support.

Spearheading the program will be HFS Managing Partner, Kory Farooquie who has joined HFS to head up the firm's Emerging Technologies Advisory practice.  Prior to HFS, Kory has represented firms such as Accenture, Alsbridge (now ISG), KPMG, Valtech and HP for FORTUNE 1000 clients globally. Most recently, Farooquie founded iNVATERRA, a services company delivering Intelligent Automation and Digital Transformation to global enterprises.


Commenting on the new practice, Mr Farooquie stated, “With M&A Support, clients receive a dedicated engagement manager, custom research, an extensive workshop, detailed findings, and many more advantages. Our approach is research-intensive and unbiased, and we’re invested in client success. You’ll receive a high level of personal and confidential service - this is the hallmark of working with HFS.”


Phil Fersht, Founder and CEO at HFS Research: “For years we have unofficially supported enterprise clients in their merger and acquisition activities.  Clients trust us, appreciate our ability to validate their thinking, and understand our impact on their markets and strategic direction.  With Kory heading our focus here, we are excited to launch a formal, structured, and high-impact program to support our clients in a market where the stakes have never been so high.”


HFS collects and publishes global market data from a variety of sectors and has a dedicated team of top analysts to provide tailored support and overall assessment of acquisition or partnering viability.


By taking advantage of M&A Support, clients benefit from HFS’ unique understanding of cutting-edge technologies and processes. The markets where HFS support M&A activities are IT and business process services, automation, artificial intelligence, blockchain, Internet of things, digital business models, and smart analytics.


For clear and confidential answers to questions about our custom research and data offerings, contact HFS.


About HFS Research


The HFS mission is to provide visionary insight into major innovations impacting business operations, including: automation, artificial intelligence, blockchain, digital business models, Internet of things, and smart analytics.


We strengthen the strategies of enterprise customers to sharpen their competitive edge, ensuring they develop operational backbones and key partnerships with capable service providers, technology suppliers, and third-party advisors. Learn more.


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