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Accenture appoints Tracey Travis to board of directors
Thursday, 20 Jul 2017 04:01pm EDT 

July 20 (Reuters) - Accenture Plc :Accenture appoints Tracey T. Travis, CFO of the Estée Lauder companies, to board of directors.Accenture Plc - Travis will be subject to re-appointment at next Accenture Plc annual general meeting of shareholders​.Accenture Plc - ‍with appointment, Accenture's board now comprises 12 directors, 11 of whom are external and independent​.  Full Article

Accenture acquires Intrepid, expands capabilities to help brands transform mobile user experiences as connected devices soar
Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017 09:31am EDT 

June 28 (Reuters) - Accenture Plc :Accenture acquires Intrepid, expands capabilities to help brands transform mobile user experiences as connected devices soar.Accenture Plc - Intrepid is now part of Accenture digital.Accenture Plc - Intrepid's 150 employees have joined Accenture Digital as a result of deal.  Full Article

Accenture reduces U.S. pension obligations by $1.6 billion
Friday, 23 Jun 2017 06:59am EDT 

June 23 (Reuters) - Accenture Plc ::Accenture reduces U.S. pension obligations by $1.6 billion through previously announced plan termination, following asset transfer to AIG and MassMutual.Accenture Plc - plan's termination removed a total of $1.6 billion of pension obligations.Accenture Plc - under agreements, plan transferred pension assets to AGL, MassMutual to settle approximately $1.0 billion of outstanding pension obligations.Accenture Plc - Accenture has created a new, fully funded, defined benefit plan with approximately $200 million of pension obligations.Accenture - plan's termination removed about $600 million through lump-sum payments to about 7,000 active, former U.S. employees.Accenture - plan's termination removed $1.0 billion through purchase of annuities from insurance cos.Accenture - completed termination of U.S. pension plan by entering agreements with American General Life Insurance Co, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co.  Full Article

Accenture reports Q3 earnings per share $1.05
Thursday, 22 Jun 2017 06:59am EDT 

June 22 (Reuters) - Accenture Plc :Accenture reports strong third-quarter fiscal 2017 results.Q3 earnings per share $1.52 excluding items.Q3 earnings per share $1.05.Q3 earnings per share view $1.52 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Sees Q4 2017 revenue $8.85 billion to $9.1 billion.Sees Q4 2017 revenue up 5 percent to 8 percent in local currency.Says Accenture updates business outlook for fiscal 2017.Quarterly ‍new bookings were $9.8 billion, with record consulting bookings of $5.2 billion and outsourcing bookings of $4.6 billion​.Says now expects GAAP operating margin for full fiscal year to be approximately 13.3 percent.Says for fiscal 2017, company continues to expect operating cash flow to be in range of $4.6 billion to $4.9 billion.Says outlook for full 2017 fiscal year now assumes that foreign-exchange impact on its results in u.s. Dollars will be negative 1 percent.Says ‍consulting net revenues for quarter were $4.82 billion, an increase of 4 percent in U.S. dollars​.Quarterly ‍outsourcing net revenues were $4.05 billion, an increase of 6 percent in U.S. dollars and 7 percent in local currency​.Says ‍gross margin for quarter was 32.8 percent, compared with 31.9 percent for Q3 last year​.Says in May 2017, co recorded a settlement charge of approximately $510 million, pre-tax, in connection with termination of its U.S. pension plan.Q4 revenue view $8.93 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Accenture Plc to acquire Phase One
Wednesday, 7 Jun 2017 06:33am EDT 

June 7 (Reuters) - Accenture Plc ::Accenture to acquire Phase One, further enhancing its salesforce capabilities and client innovation in the cloud for federal market.Financial details are not being disclosed..Accenture PLC says financial details are not being disclosed.Once acquisition is complete, phase one team will join Accenture Federal Services.  Full Article

Accenture acquires SolutionsIQ
Friday, 2 Jun 2017 12:50pm EDT 

June 2 (Reuters) - Accenture Plc ::Accenture acquires solutionsiq, adds leading agile transformation expertise and services.‍Terms of acquisition were not disclosed​.  Full Article

Accenture to acquire LabAnswer
Thursday, 1 Jun 2017 10:05am EDT 

June 1 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::Accenture to acquire LabAnswer, expanding its life sciences and cross-industry research and laboratory informatics capabilities.Says terms of acquisition were not disclosed..To establish Accenture Scientific Informatics Services; combine resources acquired with LabAnswer with co's research and development informatics capabilities.  Full Article

Accenture says acquires Media Hive
Monday, 15 May 2017 12:29pm EDT 

May 15 (Reuters) - Accenture Plc ::Accenture acquires Media Hive to expand its commerce capabilities.Media Hive is now a part of Accenture Interactive.  Full Article

Accenture acquires creative, design agencies The Monkeys and Maud
Sunday, 7 May 2017 07:29pm EDT 

May 7 (Reuters) - Accenture Plc : :Accenture acquires creative and design agencies The Monkeys and Maud to expand its customer experience capabilities in Australia and New Zealand.Says terms of transaction were not disclosed..  Full Article

Accenture federal services awarded contract by TSA
Tuesday, 25 Apr 2017 06:36am EDT 

April 25 (Reuters) - Accenture Plc :Accenture awarded contract to bring Agile services to TSA.Accenture federal services has been awarded a contract by transportation security administration.Accenture Plc - contract, which has a one-year base and three one-year options, is worth a total of $64 million.Accenture Plc - contract calls for AFS to provide a range of it services led by agile development teams in TSA's existing technology environment.  Full Article

BRIEF-Accenture appoints Tracey Travis to board of directors

* Accenture appoints Tracey T. Travis, CFO of the Estée Lauder companies, to board of directors