Energy and utilities

How we help our clients

Strategy development and execution

Competitive companies require tailored strategies to tackle the full range of strategic and market challenges. Working with condition-driven methodologies, our teams help clients inform their strategic debate, envision the future, set clear expectations, and develop and implement appropriate strategies related to:

  • Corporate growth
  • Capital allocation
  • Portfolio optimization
  • Operating models
  • Organizational architecture
  • Workforce planning

M&A transaction support

Drawing on our proven industry expertise and our functional experience in the support of all phases of M&A processes, we support our clients during target assessment, synergies quantification, regulatory strategy, and integration program implementation. Major support activities include:

  • Acquisition strategies
  • Financial analysis and valuation
  • Due diligence support
  • Clean room operation
  • Postmerger integration
  • Business carve-out

Performance management

Markets and regulators are demanding that power and gas companies not simply pursue, but achieve, operational excellence. We support our clients in the sustainable optimization of their entire services and cost base with independent analysis and support of:

  • Cost structure review
  • Process optimization
  • Customer management
  • Supply chain optimization
  • Asset utilization
  • Outsourcing analysis

Technology strategy

Understanding technology trends and deployment is fundamental to defining how to effectively support business operations and optimize capital investment, particularly with respect to the evolution of the "smart grid." We help clients develop real-world understanding of available asset and system technologies and manage implementation of projects to achieve intended results by addressing:

  • Innovation strategy
  • Technology assessment
  • Deployment economics
  • Investment effectiveness
  • Architecture design
  • Network optimization

Representative energy sector disciplines

Strategy& has worked with an array of the world’s leading gas and power companies in every category of the value chain: power generation, transmission pipelines and storage, LNG, trading and marketing, distribution, and retail.