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West Sands Advisory Limited


We are very pleased to announce that West Sands Advisory Ltd and its subsidiary, SG Analysis Ltd (operating as Shadow Governance Intel), have been acquired by Sibylline Ltd with immediate effect.

West Sands has been a leading supplier of investigations, integrity due diligence, and other “deep dive” projects since its foundation in 2006, with a particular focus on understanding and communicating the nexus between politics, crime and business in emerging markets. Sibylline is a fast-growing strategic risk advisory company that services many Fortune 500 companies, amongst other organisations worldwide.

The partnership between Sibylline and West Sands adds significant new expertise to both companies, leveraging established access to an expanded and highly connected global network. This means that we can offer all our clients an improved service, helping reinforce our desire to be a trusted extension to in house capabilities, and a part of our clients’ core team.

West Sands’ former Managing Director, Tamara Makarenko, has become Head of Investigations in Sibylline, while other staff are being merged into their existing seven regional risk teams.

The acquisition of West Sands - Sibylline’s second, following the purchase of the assets of Aegis Advisory in 2016 - marks a milestone year for the company. In the last twelve months Sibylline has developed an on the ground presence through subsidiaries in Singapore, Ireland (for the EU) and multiple US locations. With this increased offering Sibylline is even more confidently positioned to deliver on our mission of providing refined insight to our clients and partners.

We will be in touch shortly with all friends and partners to talk though what this means and the improved joint offering, we look forward to talking to you in person soon. In the meantime, more details on our expanded offer is on our website – www.sibylline.co.uk – or please contact us on info@sibylline.co.uk if we can be of any assistance.