STRAT7 boosts global capabilities with acquisition of Rainmakers CSI


STRAT7, the global strategic insight and customer analytics group, announced today the acquisition of Rainmakers CSI Ltd, the strategy, insight and planning consultancy.

Specialising in delivering profitable growth strategies based on insight, Rainmakers CSI provides high-end consultancy services to blue chip B2B and B2C clients spanning a range of sectors, including financial services, FMCG, healthcare, and media & entertainment.

STRAT7 acquires Rainmakers CSI

Rainmakers’ impressive client list includes global leaders such as MetLife, Johnson & Johnson, Nomad Foods, and Diageo.

More than half of Rainmakers’ work originates in the US.

This acquisition offers significant benefits to the clients and people of both organisations.

It enables STRAT7 to strengthen its position in the US market, expand its global services and offer Rainmakers’ consulting capabilities to its existing clients.

Rainmakers’ clients will gain access to the breadth and depth of STRAT7’s technology, data and insight solutions globally.

Employees throughout the expanded group will benefit from new opportunities to share expertise and wider career development options.

As part of this journey, Rainmakers CSI will be integrated into Incite, a STRAT7 agency, over the next six months.

Barrie Brien, CEO of STRAT7, said: “We are thrilled to have Rainmakers join STRAT7. Their highly experienced and talented senior team, coupled with strong global services and loyal enterprise clients, make them an excellent fit with our business.

“Furthermore, Rainmakers’ commitment to providing highly commercial results for clients, delivered through focused, agile client teams, fully aligns with STRAT7 Incite’s core values.

“We look forward to integrating Rainmakers CSI into the Incite team over the coming months and leveraging our broader group capabilities to support our clients in driving customer-centric growth.”

Colin Buckingham, CEO of Rainmakers, said: “We’re delighted to be joining forces with STRAT7. Being part of STRAT7 gives us the opportunity to scale our own proposition, bring greater value to our clients, offer exciting new opportunities to our people, and expand our business.

“We will gain access to STRAT7’s extensive range of technology-powered data and insight solutions, their fantastic client base, and their global capabilities.”