K2 Intelligence has a dedicated Middle East and North Africa (MENA) team, operating in countries from Morocco to India. Our clients include governments, sovereign wealth funds, and multinational institutions, as well as private sector natural resources companies, hedge funds, private equity firms, international law firms, and corporates.
K2 Intelligence practitioners have local language skills and decades of experience operating across the Middle East and North Africa and maintain an exceptional network of trusted contacts and sources.
We have recently undertaken work in Morocco, Algeria, Libya, Egypt, Israel, Lebanon, the Gulf, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, Iran, and India. Our trusted human source intelligence network is fundamental to gathering the reliable and actionable information that our clients require in complex and challenging environments. This network also allows K2 Intelligence to gather the sporadic public record material in such jurisdictions.
Our services include:
- Market Entry and Transaction Support: This includes country/regional risk reporting, assessment of the legal and regulatory environments, analysis of the political landscape and mapping of the key political power brokers, competitor analysis, reputational due diligence on potential counterparties and in-country representatives, and pre-IPO and compliance stress-testing investigations.
- Dispute Advisory Services: K2 Intelligence conducts investigations for clients across the spectrum of disputes, including fraud and corruption investigations; large-scale asset trace and recovery; the gathering of evidence for litigation; and the identification of, location of, and engagement with key witnesses.
- Technical Investigations: K2 Intelligence can deploy its diverse intelligence and investigative expertise, which includes a unique data analytics capability, a preeminent cyber defence practice, and a breadth of skills including forensic accountants, former intelligence service personnel, investigative journalists, and strategy experts.
- Ethics and Compliance Support: K2 Intelligence works with organisations of all sizes to design and implement proportionate and practical measures to improve compliance with international anti-bribery, anti-money laundering, sanctions, and human rights laws. We help our clients to make transparent and sustainable business decisions without compromising commercial success.