Geopolitical Intelligence

Arming you with the competitive advantage.

In today’s complex, fluid, and globally interconnected business environment, decision-makers often struggle to effectively sift through the volumes of available data to find insights that help them make better business decisions about global business risks and prospects. Leveraging years of experience in political and geopolitical analysis, with a worldwide network of well-placed experts, Ankura professionals effortlessly parse through boundless magnitudes of open source information to put world events into context and offer firms perspective to identify global opportunities and avoid business risks. Our professionals are trusted advisors who help clients navigate complex and uncertain global environments so they can better understand and manage their exposure to security and political risk across the world and make optimum business decisions. We personally work with you to tailor our services to your needs and allow you to better anticipate or react to today’s fast-paced and constantly changing geopolitical landscape and gain the competitive edge you need.

Our Solutions

Our Solutions Leverage the Expertise of:

Analytics & Data Strategy

The complexities of geopolitical risks can be greatly impacted by the ability to transform disparate data into knowledge. Our team works with our experts to drive valuable insight through data-driven analytics.


With an ever-increasing trend of globalization, companies are doing business in a greater number of markets. Our anti-corruption professionals team closely with the geopolitical risk group to understand how the changing political and economic conditions across the globe impact anti-corruption legislation and enforcement for our multi-national clients operating in multiple jurisdictions.

Anti-Money Laundering

Learn how to mitigate risks related to terrorist financing, one of the primary money laundering risks facing financial institutions today.

Crisis Preparedness & Operational Resilience

Global operating footprints imply global risk environments. We help organizations better appreciate the operational risk and resilience imperatives associated with their presence or commercial activities around the world, and the implications for crisis preparedness.


Information and data are increasingly borderless assets. A key geopolitical consideration should be how those data assets are protected in the context of nation-state interests and other players in the region of operation.

Foreign Investments Advisory

Geopolitical intelligence provides deep insight across borders and the most sensitive public issues. Our advisory team integrates these insights with hands-on experience helping our clients succeed with their most complex business opportunities.

Forensic Accounting & Financial Investigations

Our team provides forensic investigation and accounting advisory solutions in a variety of global locations for multinational or foreign issuer clients.

Government Contracts & Grants

The performance of government contracts, particularly those in support of government operations outside of the United States, is often impacted by the geopolitical climate surrounding the government contract. Ankura's government contracting and procurement professionals help clients to understand the nuances of the acquisition process to most effectively perform under any geopolitical condition.

International Trade Controls

Control of sensitive technologies and capabilities is a key driver of national policy and strategy. Our team has deep, practical insight into the relevant issues, technologies, and players.


We provide forensic investigation and accounting advisory services in a variety of global locations for multinational or foreign issuer clients.

Visual Communications

We understand how critical communication is to our clients in resolving significant business issues. We develop solutions for all presentation challenges and make complicated information easy to understand. We work with our team of professionals to develop the most effective presentations that best communicate and clarify all complex issues.

White Collar & Securities

Our professionals provide interim technical accounting services, including reconstruction and investigation of unreconciled accounts, assistance with monthly closing efforts, and serving as an objective resource to help resolve registrant-auditor disputes.