In 2024, YAMADA Consulting Group Co., Ltd. (YCG), Japan’s premier independent consulting group, merged with market research leaders, Spire Research and Consulting, to form YAMADA Consulting & Spire (Y&S).
We provide diversified and quality consulting services to Japanese companies seeking market growth in the region; local Asian firms internationalizing their business; and multinationals and government agencies looking to capitalize on opportunities in Asia.
We enable our clients to thrive, through our combined expertise in cross-border Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) and growth consulting, all backed by our deep market knowledge and research capabilities.
More than 500 clients and counting have successfully benefited from our personalised solutions.
We have shared our expertise with organizations in more than 110 cities in 35 countries around the world, from Asia-Pacific to the emerging market regions of the Middle East and Latin America.
Meet Our Global Team: With 180 dedicated professionals worldwide, we bring a wealth of expertise to every project.
Our experience spans more than 20 industries and sectors from manufacturing and technology to services and the public sector.
To date, we have completed more than 2,000 projects, and many more are ongoing. Our work ranges from general market, customer and competitor research, to growth and M&A advisory services.
Y&S is your compass for understanding industry trends, customer behaviours, and the intricacies of public policy, enabling data-driven decisions and informed strategies.
We empower businesses with tailored guidance in areas like business growth, go-to-market strategies, innovation, and comprehensive due diligence, helping you reach new heights.
Y&S offers a full spectrum of Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) expertise, from pre-M&A consulting to post-M&A support, ensuring seamless transitions and maximizing the value of every deal.
“Spire prepared a market research project for KONE in South Asia that met our expectations in all regards. We were very comfortable with the presentations made and the backup research documentation that was provided. The recommendations will help guide as we make our decisions to expand our business. We have no doubt that we will use their expertise in a future project.”
“We have been very happy with the work done by Spire Research in supporting the launch of the ezyCash brand. The research analysis and mapping gave us keen insights to the market, thereby enabling us to make a successful entry into the Singapore market. We would also like to commend the commitment/service level provided by the team at Spire!”
“Spire did a market research and report on Indonesian aquafarming for us with multiple purposes: to give the Norwegian industry and introduction to this market, to display business opportunities, and to give recommendations on how to enter into business. With the report based in a very comprehensive data catch, Spire has been able to provide an easy but thorough introduction to a big and complex market and with relevant and well-founded recommendations. Feedback tells us that the Norwegian industry appreciates the work done. It has been a pleasure to work together with the Spire team.
Craft your journey to growth with us. We are committed to personalizing solutions, delivering them seamlessly, and unlocking new opportunities. Get in touch and experience the Y&S difference.