Who are we?

Raktas provides value-added assistance through three main activities: Consulting & Advisory services; Interim management; Principal investment.

These services are implementation focused, with quantifiable results. Raktas’ activities span a spectrum of industries and geographies.

Raktas’ approach is often from concept through to planning and implementation, realising competitive returns.

For over 30 years we have worked in many sectors and functions across the globe. Our pedigree is drawn from leading: professional service firms, financial institutions and enterprises.

Consulting & Advisory

These services cover the range from strategy development through to functional support for enterprises.

Implementation is an essential aspect.

Industries include: Banking; Asset/Wealth Management; Commodity Trading; FinTech; Mobile Aps; Online Gaming; commercialization of Technology.

Issues include: Growth (pricing products, marketing/sales), Cost Reduction/Productivity improvements; Brand Equity – creation/development; CX/UX; Web Profiles; Product development; Fund Raising; Transformations; Corporate Governance; FCA Regulatory approval; Risk Management; Compliance. 

Interim Management

Enterprises have ranged in scale from one person start-ups to managing a portfolio of 1,100 enterprises representing €10 billion of bank debt.

Interim positions are undertaken to ensure that agreed goals and objectives are met: on time and within budget.

Positions have always had clear mandates for action, either as: a project manager; CEO; board member/chairman

Principal Investments

To date the focus of investments has been in finance, technology as well as real estate.

These ventures have ranged from: start-ups; additional investments as well as financing working capital.

Raktas has, on selected occasions, invested or co-invested or arranged for investments in ventures.

Thought Capital

The following is a selection of topics and issues from our work. Raktas conducts original research as well as provides public speaking services.

Managing Risk for Reward
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Taxi wars: Uber on top
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Winning app design for business success
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Venture Development – from rainbows to riches?
560 420 Justin Jenk
Connected but increasingly alone
315 160 Justin Jenk
Oxford, Harvard, McKinsey and then life
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The rise of the Digital Elite
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Bitcoin
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