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The consultancy provides reliable and credible analysis of companies and businesses in the global ports, shipping and rail freight sectors for both vendors and purchasers and their advisors.  This is based on the analysis of in-house data, official statistics and commercial information provided by the companies, as well as the expertise of our team.  Due diligence exercises frequently involve discussions with ratings agencies and funding bodies.

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The consultancy provides expert witnesses for planning enquiries, court cases, arbitration tribunals, insurance cases and hearings of parliamentary committees in relation to the rail, ports and shipping sectors.  Proofs of evidence are based not only on the expert’s market knowledge, but also on analyses drawn from our in-house databases and modelling techniques.