Accenture Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Business Services Company

Accenture has acquired 203 companies, including 136 in the last 5 years. A total of 16 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

Accenture’s largest acquisition to date was in 2013, when it acquired Procurian for $375M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold Navitaire to Amadeus IT Group SA for $830M. Accenture has acquired in 18 different US states, and 26 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (43%) and business services (21%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity206
    • M&A Buy Activity202
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 26
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 42
  • M&A Advisors 5

Accenture Plc

1 Grand Canal Square,
Dublin, 2
Ireland,
353 1 646 2000
www.accenture.com

Accenture is a global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions, Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture was founded in 2009 and is based in Dublin, Ireland.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (22.6/yr) # 89 31 19 25 30 8 202
vol $917M $917M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 2 - - - 2 - 4
vol $830M $830M
  206

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Infinity Works Consulting Ltd. 2021-02-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Leeds, United Kingdom · www.infinityworks.com
Edenhouse 2021-02-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Birmingham, United Kingdom · www.edenhousesolutions.co.uk
Touchcast, Inc. 2021-02-03 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.touchcast.com
Businet System 2021-02-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Tokyo, Japan · www.businet-s.co.jp
Future State 2021-02-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Oakland, California · www.futurestate.com
Imaginea Technologies, Inc. 2021-02-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Mountain View, California · www.imaginea.com
Wolox 2021-01-15 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.wolox.com.ar
Real Protect 2021-01-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil · www.realprotect.net
End-to-End Analytics LLC 2020-11-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Palo Alto, California · www.e2eanalytics.com
Arca Telecom, S.L. 2020-11-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Madrid, Spain · www.arcatelecom.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Information Technology 86 (43%) - 1 (25%) 830M (100%)
Business Services 42 (21%) 601M (66%) - -
Software 32 (16%) - 2 (50%) -
Marketing 16 (8%) 316M (34%) - -
Internet Software and Services 13 (6%) - 1 (25%) -
Digital Media 4 (2%) - - -
Media 3 (1%) - - -
Technology Hardware 2 (1%) - - -
Communications 1 (< 1%) - - -
Electronics 1 (< 1%) - - -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (< 1%) - - -
Transportation 1 (< 1%) - - -
Total 202 $917M 4 $830M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 86 917M 3 830M
  California 20 51M 1 -
  New York 13 - - -
  Virginia 8 - - -
  Texas 8 - - -
  Pennsylvania 6 375M - -
  New Jersey 5 - - -
  Massachusetts 5 - - -
  Illinois 4 316M - -
  Washington 4 - - -
  Georgia 2 - - -
  Ohio 2 - - -
  Maryland 2 - - -
  South Carolina 1 - 1 -
  Kansas 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
  Utah 1 - - -
  Missouri 1 - - -
  Minnesota - - 1 830M
United Kingdom 23 - - -
Germany 14 - - -
Australia 13 - - -
France 11 - - -
Brazil 9 - - -
Spain 7 - - -
Italy 5 - 1 -
Canada 5 - - -
  Ontario 4 - - -
  Alberta 1 - - -
Netherlands 5 - - -
Japan 3 - - -
Sweden 3 - - -
Ireland 2 - - -
New Zealand 2 - - -
Singapore 2 - - -
Switzerland 2 - - -
Argentina 1 - - -
  California 1 - - -
Belgium 1 - - -
China 1 - - -
Denmark 1 - - -
Finland 1 - - -
Hong Kong 1 - - -
Hungary 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
Israel 1 - - -
Norway 1 - - -
Domestic 2 (1%) - - -
Cross-border 200 (99%) 917M (100%) 4 (100%) 830M (100%)
Total 202 $917M 4 $830M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Rothschild Global Advisory
1
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
RA Capital Advisors LLC
1
Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $866M
< $100M 1 $51M
TOTAL $917M
Largest Procurian
$375M (2013-10-03)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $830M
TOTAL $830M
Largest Navitaire LLC
$830M (2015-07-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
7%
15 (7%)
Strategic(s)
10%
21 (10%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
2 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
2 (50%)

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