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Avisa Partners Acquires Intelligence Firm Forward Risk and Intelligence
Wednesday 23 November 2022

US-based risk and reputation management firm Avisa Partners has acquired and integrated Forward Risk and Intelligence LLC, a firm that conducts investigative due diligence, business intelligence research, and international risk assessments for investors, corporations, and law firms, the firm said.

The announcement follows Avisa's recent rapid expansion within the US market, and the December 2021 acquisition of 35°Nord, an agency specializing in communications and influence strategies on the African continent.

The unique services provided by Forward Risk, based in Washington, DC, complement and integrate seamlessly with Avisa's existing advisory offerings, delivering a competitive edge for global corporations, private equity and hedge fund investors, law firms, international institutions, and high-net-worth individuals.

Forward Risk and Intelligence LLC will now be known as Forward Risk (An Avisa Partners company) and retain its existing and independent website, branding, leadership team, and client roster.

The firm's 30 employees will integrate into Avisa's US headquarters in Washington, and its co-founders Luke DiMaggio, Andrew Wooster, and Brendan Foo will become partners of Avisa, with the ability to provide value-added services to all of Avisa Partners' global clients.

Forward Risk (An Avisa Partners company) is a corporate investigations, intelligence, and risk advisory firm headquartered in Washington, DC.

The firm's experienced and resourceful team conducts investigative due diligence, business intelligence research, risk assessments, candidate vetting, and other bespoke intelligence services for asset managers, private equity, law firms, multinational corporations, and political campaigns.

The firm emphasizes value-oriented results through thorough research, sophisticated analysis, clear writing, and thoughtful presentation.

Avisa Partners is a global risk and reputation management firm that provides a comprehensive suite of advisory services to clients worldwide.

Avisa's 300 professionals, working in six cities across the globe, offer an established track-record of success working with blue-chip clients across industries, sectors, and geographies.

The firm develops custom solutions to multi-stakeholder commercial, reputational, legal, regulatory, and public-perception challenges.
Date Published: 23/11/2022