Alaco has been ranked one of the top 3 firms in Business Intelligence & Investigations in the UK by Chambers & Partners, appearing in its Band 2 tier for the second year running. Alaco was also selected for inclusion in the separate category of Pre-Transactional Advisory work.
"Alaco is a longstanding presence in London's business intelligence and investigations market. The firm's disputes practice operates in tandem with its pre-transactional team, allowing clients receiving support in contentious matters to capitalise on insight into developments across markets. The firm has a proven track record for obtaining admissible evidence, witness cultivation and stakeholder mapping in anticipation of litigation.
"I've been impressed with them," says a market insider; "they're full-service and their research product is robust, well put together and meticulous." "They stick out among the UK's intelligence firms," admits a commentator, while another adds: "I've used them for years,and they have massive experience, flexibility and an imaginative approach. They've delivered good results and are very good at recruiting and retaining high-quality staff."
Sources consider Alaco to be "exceptional," particularly in analysing assets, liabilities and the potential reputational, political or regulatory risks associated with a counterparty. "Alaco pride themselves on their due diligence work," says a market insider, "and I rate them very highly for it. They're excellent in that area. They have a very loyal body of clients." One peer considers Alaco to be "one of the top providers," operating "at a high standard."
You can view the Disputes rankings here: