BMO Global Asset Management

Sector: Asset Management

Capability: Strategy

Service: Strategic R&A

Situation: The Global Head of Distribution sought to re-explore the viability of a potential acquisition. As some time had passed since the opportunity was first considered, there were questions concerning the developing regulatory landscape which needed to be answered in order to fully assess viability.

Impact: Laeceum undertook thematic desk based research in addition to a review of already completed analysis. A report provided a high level critique of upcoming changes in the regulatory and potential impacts on the gradual adoption of vertically integrated business models.


Shawbrook Bank

The Head of Enterprise Strategy and Head of Marketing wanted to enrich the origination team’s understanding of a potential borrower.

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The CEO wanted to establish whether there was a market for a by-product of their core lending analysis and if so, how that opportunity could be commercially exploited.

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The Managing Director of Marketing, Business and Development and Communications sought to build a market leading data asset that would help provide a forward view on companies that were at risk of facing elevated levels of distress . . .

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Laeceum Life

Ellie is a part-time Analyst at Laeceum and is currently a third-year undergraduate in Human, Social and Political Sciences at the University of Cambridge. 

Ellie has a keen interest in corporate development and plays a lead role in building out Laeceum’s Advisory capability and university outreach and third sector engagement efforts.

Ellie has prior experience as a Consultant at DeHavilland and attended Harvard’s Model United Nations programme.