Grant Thornton LLP

175 W. Jackson Blvd., 20th Floor,
Chicago, Illinois 60604
United States,
(312) 856-0200
www.gt.com

Grant Thornton is an accounting, tax and management-consulting firm focused on mid-sized US-based businesses. It is the American arm of the Grant Thornton International network.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 6 2 - - 1 - 9
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $175M $175M
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Largest Hitachi Consulting Corp.
$175M (2000-10-25)

According to our data here at Mergr, Grant Thornton has acquired 9 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2000, when it sold Hitachi Consulting to Hitachi for $175M. Grant Thornton has acquired in 3 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (89%) and financial services (12%).

When analyzing the business services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 719 business services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 58 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 17 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic business services acquirer over the past 3 years is United Site Services, with 18 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the business services sector over the past 3 years is Chicago Pacific Founders with 6 platform acquisitions.

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