Accenture Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Business Services Company

Accenture has acquired 224 companies, including 157 in the last 5 years. A total of 19 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 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 29 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (44%) and business services (22%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity228
    • M&A Buy Activity223
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 29
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 46
  • 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 (26.8/yr) # 89 31 19 25 30 29 223
vol $917M $917M
Sell (0.6/yr) # 2 - - - 2 1 5
vol $830M $830M
  228

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
umlaut company 2021-06-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany · www.umlaut.com
Entropia Global 2021-06-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia · www.entropia.com
Nell’Armonia 2021-06-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Paris, France · www.nellarmonia.com
Industrie IT Pty Ltd. 2021-05-26 - Add-on Acquisition
Sydney, Australia · www.industrie.co
Prof. Homburg GmbH 2021-05-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Mannheim, Germany · www.homburg-partner.com
Linkbynet SAS 2021-05-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Saint-Denis, France · www.linkbynet.com
ThinkTank, Inc. 2021-05-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Denver, Colorado · www.thinktank.net
Prevailion, Inc. 2021-05-04 - Add-on Acquisition
The Woodlands, Texas · www.prevailion.com
Electro 80 2021-05-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Belmont, Australia · www.electro80.com.au
Appspro 2021-05-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia · www.appspro-me.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Accenture Federal Services    - Novetta Solutions LLC 2021-06-01 1
Arlington, Virginia · www.accenturefederal.com McLean, Virginia · www.novetta.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Information Technology 96 (43%) - 2 (40%) 830M (100%)
Business Services 48 (22%) 601M (66%) - -
Software 33 (15%) - 2 (40%) -
Marketing 17 (8%) 316M (34%) - -
Internet Software and Services 16 (7%) - 1 (20%) -
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 223 $917M 5 $830M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 90 917M 3 830M
  California 20 51M 1 -
  New York 13 - - -
  Texas 9 - - -
  Virginia 8 - - -
  Massachusetts 6 - 1 -
  Pennsylvania 6 375M - -
  New Jersey 5 - - -
  Washington 4 - - -
  Illinois 4 316M - -
  Ohio 3 - - -
  Colorado 2 - - -
  Maryland 2 - - -
  Georgia 2 - - -
  Utah 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  Missouri 1 - - -
  Kansas 1 - - -
  Minnesota - - 1 830M
United Kingdom 25 - 1 -
Germany 18 - - -
Australia 16 - - -
France 14 - - -
Brazil 10 - - -
Spain 7 - - -
Italy 5 - 1 -
Canada 5 - - -
  Ontario 4 - - -
  Alberta 1 - - -
Netherlands 5 - - -
Sweden 4 - - -
Japan 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 - - -
Malaysia 1 - - -
Nigeria 1 - - -
Norway 1 - - -
Saudi Arabia 1 - - -
Domestic 2 (1%) - - -
Cross-border 221 (99%) 917M (100%) 5 (100%) 830M (100%)
Total 223 $917M 5 $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)
8%
18 (8%)
Strategic(s)
9%
21 (9%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
40%
2 (40%)
Strategic(s)
60%
3 (60%)

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