Accenture Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Business Services Company

Accenture has acquired 180 companies, including 122 in the last 5 years. A total of 13 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 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 17 different US states, and 25 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (42%) and business services (22%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity182
    • M&A Buy Activity179
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 11
  • Total Countries Invested 25
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 36
  • 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 1989 and is based in Dublin, Ireland.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (22.4/yr) # 67 20 31 19 25 17 179
vol $917M $917M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 1 1 - - - 1 3
vol $830M $830M
  182

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Sentelis 2020-06-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Neuilly-sur-Seine, France · www.sentelis.com
PLM Systems Srl 2020-05-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Torino, Italy · ww.plm-systems.com
Byte Prophecy 2020-05-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Ahmedabad, India · www.byteprophecy.com
Nomis Solutions, Inc. 2020-05-12 - Divestiture
Brisbane, California · www.nomissolutions.com
Kates Kesler Organization Consulting 2020-05-06 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.kateskesler.com
Callisto Integration Corp. 2020-05-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Oakville, Ontario · www.callistointegration.com
NIKE Group S.p.A. 2020-04-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Assago, Italy · www.nikegroup.it
Gekko 2020-04-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Levallois-Perret, France · www.gekko.fr
Revolutionary Security LLC 2020-04-07 - Divestiture
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania · www.rev-sec.com
Yesler, Inc. 2020-04-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Seattle, Washington · www.yesler.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
SolutionsIQ, Inc.    - Davisbase Consulting LLC 2015-11-30 2
Redmond, Washington · www.solutionsiq.com Springville, Utah · www.davisbase.com
SolutionsIQ, Inc.    - BigVisible 2014-12-11 1
Redmond, Washington · www.solutionsiq.com Boston, Massachusetts · www.bigvisible.com
Procurian    - Utilities Analyses, Inc. 2012-08-06 2
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania · www.procurian.com Atlanta, Georgia · www.utilitiesanalyses.com
Procurian    - Media IQ LLC 2012-07-18 1
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania · www.procurian.com , United States

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Information Technology 75 (42%) - 1 (33%) 830M (100%)
Business Services 38 (21%) 601M (66%) - -
Software 31 (17%) - 2 (67%) -
Marketing 16 (9%) 316M (34%) - -
Internet Software and Services 8 (4%) - - -
Digital Media 3 (2%) - - -
Media 3 (2%) - - -
Technology Hardware 2 (1%) - - -
Electronics 1 (1%) - - -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (1%) - - -
Transportation 1 (1%) - - -
Total 179 $917M 3 $830M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 77 917M 3 830M
  California 16 51M 1 -
  New York 11 - - -
  Virginia 8 - - -
  Texas 7 - - -
  Pennsylvania 6 375M - -
  New Jersey 5 - - -
  Massachusetts 5 - - -
  Illinois 4 316M - -
  Washington 4 - - -
  Maryland 2 - - -
  Ohio 2 - - -
  South Carolina 1 - 1 -
  Kansas 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
  Utah 1 - - -
  Minnesota - - 1 830M
United Kingdom 20 - - -
Australia 13 - - -
Germany 13 - - -
France 10 - - -
Brazil 7 - - -
Netherlands 5 - - -
Spain 5 - - -
Canada 4 - - -
  Ontario 3 - - -
  Alberta 1 - - -
Italy 4 - - -
Sweden 3 - - -
Ireland 2 - - -
Japan 2 - - -
Singapore 2 - - -
Switzerland 2 - - -
Belgium 1 - - -
China 1 - - -
Denmark 1 - - -
Finland 1 - - -
Hong Kong 1 - - -
Hungary 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
Israel 1 - - -
New Zealand 1 - - -
Norway 1 - - -
Domestic 2 (1%) - - -
Cross-border 177 (99%) 917M (100%) 3 (100%) 830M (100%)
Total 179 $917M 3 $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
PE Firm(s)
39%
13 39%
Strategic(s)
61%
20 61%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
67%
2 67%
Strategic(s)
33%
1 33%

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