Accenture Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Accenture has acquired 244 companies, including 177 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 19 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 Activity248
    • M&A Buy Activity243
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 13
  • Total Countries Invested 29
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 47
  • 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 (30.8/yr) # 89 31 19 25 30 49 243
vol $917M $917M
Sell (0.6/yr) # 2 - - - 2 1 5
vol $830M $830M
  248

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Experity 2021-09-20 - Add-on Acquisition
São Paulo, Brazil · www.experity.com.br
King James Group JHB 2021-09-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Johannesburg, South Africa · www.kingjames.co.za
BENEXT 2021-09-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Paris, France · www.benextcompany.com
Gevity Consulting, Inc. 2021-09-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Victoria, British Columbia · www.gevityinc.com
Blue Horseshoe 2021-08-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Carmel, Indiana · www.bhsolutions.com
LEXTA GmbH 2021-08-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Berlin, Germany · www.lexta.com
HRC Retail Advisory 2021-07-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Northbrook, Illinois · www.hrcadvisory.com
Workforce Insight 2021-07-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Lakewood, Colorado · www.workforceinsight.com
Cloudworks Consulting Services, Inc. 2021-07-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.cloudworks.co
Wabion GmbH 2021-07-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Esslingen, Germany · www.wabion.com
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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 105 (43%) - 2 (40%) 830M (100%)
Business Services 52 (21%) 601M (66%) - -
Software 34 (14%) - 2 (40%) -
Internet Software and Services 20 (8%) - 1 (20%) -
Marketing 17 (7%) 316M (34%) - -
Digital Media 4 (2%) - - -
Media 3 (1%) - - -
Communications 2 (1%) - - -
Technology Hardware 2 (1%) - - -
Electronics 1 (< 1%) - - -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (< 1%) - - -
Manufacturing 1 (< 1%) - - -
Transportation 1 (< 1%) - - -
Total 243 $917M 5 $830M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 96 917M 3 830M
  California 21 51M 1 -
  New York 15 - - -
  Texas 9 - - -
  Virginia 8 - - -
  Massachusetts 6 - 1 -
  Pennsylvania 6 375M - -
  New Jersey 5 - - -
  Illinois 5 316M - -
  Washington 4 - - -
  Ohio 3 - - -
  Colorado 3 - - -
  Maryland 2 - - -
  Georgia 2 - - -
  Utah 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  Missouri 1 - - -
  Kansas 1 - - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
  Minnesota - - 1 830M
United Kingdom 26 - 1 -
Germany 21 - - -
Australia 16 - - -
France 16 - - -
Brazil 11 - - -
Canada 7 - - -
  Ontario 5 - - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
  Alberta 1 - - -
Italy 6 - 1 -
Spain 7 - - -
Netherlands 5 - - -
Sweden 5 - - -
Japan 4 - - -
Switzerland 3 - - -
China 2 - - -
Ireland 2 - - -
New Zealand 2 - - -
Singapore 2 - - -
Argentina 1 - - -
  California 1 - - -
Belgium 1 - - -
Denmark 1 - - -
Finland 1 - - -
Hungary 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
Israel 1 - - -
Malaysia 1 - - -
Nigeria 1 - - -
Norway 1 - - -
Saudi Arabia 1 - - -
South Africa 1 - - -
Domestic 2 (1%) - - -
Cross-border 241 (99%) 917M (100%) 5 (100%) 830M (100%)
Total 243 $917M 5 $830M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
RA Capital Advisors LLC
1
Clearsight Advisors, Inc.
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%
18 (7%)
Strategic(s)
9%
22 (9%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
40%
2 (40%)
Strategic(s)
60%
3 (60%)

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