Profile: CRA International Inc (CRAI.OQ)
9 Dec 2013
CRA International, Inc. is a global consulting firm. The Company offers economic, financial, and management consulting firm that applies analytic techniques and in-depth industry knowledge to complex engagements for a range of clients. It offers consulting services in two broad areas: litigation, regulatory, and financial consulting and management consulting. During the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011 (fiscal 2011), these two areas represented approximately 98% of its consolidated revenues. The Company provides consulting services to corporate clients and attorneys in a range of litigation and regulatory proceedings, providing research and analysis, testimony, and support in litigation and regulatory proceedings in all areas of finance, accounting, economics, insurance, and forensic accounting and investigations. As of December 31, 2011, it leased approximately 370,068 square feet of office space in locations worldwide, including approximately 8,865 square feet that is leased by NeuCo, Inc.
The Company uses economics, finance, and business to offer law firms, businesses, and government agencies services related to class certification, damages analysis, reports and testimony, regulatory analysis, strategy development, valuation of tangible and intangible assets, risk management, and transaction support. In its management consulting services, it uses economics, finance, and business analysis to offers its clients such services as strategy development, performance improvement, corporate portfolio analysis, estimation of market demand, new product pricing strategies, valuation of intellectual property and other assets, assessment of competitors' actions, and analysis of new sources of supply. The Company’s customer include domestic and foreign corporations; federal, state, and local domestic government agencies; governments of foreign countries; public and private utilities; accounting firms, and national and international trade associations. The Company’s subsidiary, NeuCo, Inc. (NeuCo) develops and markets a family of neural network software tools and application consulting services, which are focused on electric utilities. NeuCo's products and services are designed to help utilities optimize the use of their power plants by improving heat rate, reducing emissions, overcoming operating constraints, and increasing output capability.
Litigation, Regulatory, and Financial Consulting
The Company’s litigation, regulatory, and financial consulting practices work closely with law firms on behalf of one or more companies involved in litigation or regulatory proceedings in such areas as antitrust, damages, and labor and employment. In addition, its consultants provide general litigation support, including reviewing legal briefs and assisting in the appeals process.
The Company’s management consulting practices offers a mix of industry and functional to help companies address and solve their strategic, organizational, and operational business problems. It advises clients in a range of industries on how to succeed in uncertain, rapidly-changing environments by generating growth, creating value, and enhancing shareholder wealth.
CRA International Inc
John Hancock Tower, 200 Clarendo
BOSTON MA 02116