OW vs Kearney vs L.E.K. vs ZS - outlook / positioning in mainland Europe

Hello -- would like to ask for some insights here regarding the mainland EU geography only:

how would you assess the above firms (OW, Kearney, LEK, ZS) in the following areas?

1) MBB lateral potential

2) prestige / name recognition among employers for exit opportunities; M7 MBA admissions committees 

3) exit opportunities

4) growth

5) overall positioning / health of the firm

6) types of projects

7) overall quality of the experience / what you would choose

8) global opportunities

9) anything else to know?

TIA! Pls try to differentiate between Eastern / Western Europe, if possible :) 

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  • Analyst 1 in AM - Equities
May 4, 2021 - 7:35pm

I think this is a stupid comparison. My roommate works at ZS so I'll make a comment: if you are interested in pharma/life-sciences, obviously ZS is the best option (outside of maybe MBB, but even then it's a toss-up). It is pretty much entirely focused on that space, whereas LEK & Kearney are involved in multiple sectors. 

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