News | February 11, 2019

Point B Acquires Independence Consulting

Firm continues considerable growth, expands customer relationships, and bolsters deep expertise in strategy and financial services

Point B, an integrated management consulting, digital services, venture investment, and real estate development firm, has acquired Independence Consulting, a Charlotte, North Carolina-based firm with rich expertise in strategy and financial services. The acquisition continues the firm’s significant growth trajectory, with 21% revenue growth and an extension of Point B’s talent pool to 950 people realized in 2018. The move also complements and extends Point B’s long history of expertise in strategic delivery, bringing customers increasingly robust solutions to their most strategic challenges.

“This is an important and exciting moment for Point B,” said Point B Chief Executive Officer, Mike Pongon. “We continue to see our customers face unprecedented levels of disruption and transformation, particularly in the Digital, Mergers and Acquisitions, Future of Work, and Data and Analytics spaces. The Independence Consulting team helps us tackle even bigger, more complex challenges for our new and existing customers in these areas, and their deep industry expertise and intense focus on customer value and outcomes are a perfect fit with our values-based company.”

Independence Consulting has delivered meaningful, measurable results for Fortune 500 companies across financial services, media, healthcare, retail, manufacturing, distribution and utilities industries. The team’s more than 1,200 projects span across the nation and the globe. “We are very excited to team with Point B,” said Independence Consulting’s Mike Lee. “This is a strong strategic fit, and our combination of deep skills and passion for helping customers reimagine what’s possible will help change the game for organizations across the U.S.”

Point B will maintain Independence Consulting’s Charlotte, North Carolina office, extending the firm’s existing East Coast presence in New England and New York.

About Point B
Point B, Inc. helps organizations form, execute, and thrive. With capabilities including Management Consulting, Digital Services, Venture Investment and Advisory, and Real Estate Development, our integrated businesses provide value to the organizations and communities we serve. Our 100% employee-owned firm was named the #1 Best Medium Workplace in the United States by Fortune magazine, and is regularly honored as an exceptional place to work.

Source: Point B, Inc.