Our consultants have served leading organizations like Royal Bank of Canada, Bank of Canada, ABN AMRO Bank, Liberty Life Insurance and several other clients in Canada. Our strategy consultant, Robert Coffey, was Senior Vice-President, Commercial Lending at ABN AMRO Bank Canada. Our European experience includes work for Swiss Bank Corporation, Provident Mutual and Legal & General. Learn more about our services.
Regulatory compliance: As a result of Sarbanes-Oxley and new regulations expected from Canadian-based bodies, it is clear that many organizations need help implementing new controls and processes to ensure compliance with public expectations and the law. Examples of management imperatives include disclosure requirements, documentation of current processes, development of internal accountability/certification frameworks and risk assessments to identify gaps in operating controls and procedures. Arcus helps organizations understand and track changes in regulations with timely and highly customized research, based on specific desired outcomes and requirements. Learn more.
Consumer & Small Business Banking: The retail financial services market include a highly diverse set of players and business models- from customer acquisition to capital markets activities. We provide growth, organization and operations related strategic advisory services to banks, finance companies, and specialist providers who compete across credit and wealth spectrums, utilize numerous distribution channel. Learn more.
Corporate & Investment Banking: The redesign of the strategy of CIB players requires a reliance on proven practices that includes a search for value added products and services, a client centric engagement model and superior integration of a range of services across businesses. Learn more.
Life & Wealth Management: Our work for life insurers, private banks, brokerages and asset managers is focused on strategic consulting assignments to help companies resolve high-impact wealth management decisions. We help our clients with the integration of business, customer and technology strategies in context of critical issues for tangible results. Learn more.
Marketing & Distribution: Arcus helps a range of financial services organizations with —including retail banks, life and retirement companies,and consumer finance companies with growth strategies for sustainable long-term shareholder value. Learn more.
Organization and change management: Our change models deliver transformative change in leadership, human capital performance, and organizational design. Learn more.
Property & Casualty Insurance: We work with clients on critical issues and have a deep knowledge of product strategies, market and profit drivers and trends impacting the insurance industry. Learn more.
We serve clients in five functional areas:
Industry specific needs:
Arcus offers several syndicated studies that address the needs of marketers of financial products and services.
Affluent Canadians Report
Marketing to New Canadians
Canadians & Financial Advice
Use of Full Service Brokerage Services
Mutual Fund Investor Study
Attitudes to Auto Insurance
Life and Home Insurance practices
Changing Customer attitudes to Retail Banking
Financial Services Broker's Perceptions and Sales practices
Boomers and wealth management
Unlocking the capital of small business owners
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