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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

Mortgage Cadence reached agreement to license FirstClose's proprietary integration hub software platform
Thursday, 20 Apr 2017 05:59am EDT 

April 20 (Reuters) - Accenture Plc :Mortgage Cadence - Reached agreement to license FirstClose's proprietary integration hub software platform.  Full Article

Accenture completes acquisition of 62 pct shareholding in SinnerSchrader AG
Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017 08:29am EDT 

Accenture Plc : Accenture completes acquisition of 62% majority shareholding in SinnerSchrader AG, expands customer experience offering in Germany .Public tender offer to remaining SinnerSchrader shareholders open until May 8, 2017.  Full Article

Accenture acquires Genfour
Monday, 3 Apr 2017 09:05am EDT 

Accenture Plc : Accenture acquires Genfour, expands its capabilities in intelligent automation services . Accenture acquires Genfour, expands its capabilities in intelligent automation services .Terms of transaction were not disclosed.  Full Article

Accenture says based on current and projected future demand, increased headcount, to about 401,000 as of Feb 28
Thursday, 23 Mar 2017 05:05pm EDT 

Accenture Plc :Accenture - Based on current and projected future demand, increased headcount, to about 401,000 as of Feb 28, 2017, versus about 373,000 as of Feb 29, 2016.  Full Article

Accenture to buy First Annapolis
Thursday, 23 Mar 2017 12:42pm EDT 

Accenture Plc : Accenture to acquire First Annapolis, enhancing its consulting and advisory capabilities in payments . Terms of transaction were not disclosed .Acquisition, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to close within 30 days.  Full Article

Accenture reports Q2 earnings per share of $1.33
Thursday, 23 Mar 2017 06:43am EDT 

Accenture Plc : Accenture reports strong second-quarter fiscal 2017 results . Q2 earnings per share $1.33 . Q2 earnings per share view $1.30 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Sees Q3 2017 revenue $8.65 billion to $8.9 billion . Q2 revenue $8.3 billion versus I/B/E/S view $8.34 billion . Qtrly new bookings are $9.2 billion, with consulting bookings of $4.6 billion and outsourcing bookings of $4.6 billion . Accenture Plc says consulting net revenues for quarter were $4.41 billion, an increase of 3 percent in U.S. Dollars . Accenture Plc - narrowing its range for full-year revenue growth to 6-8pct in local currency, compared with 5-8pct previously . Accenture Plc says outsourcing net revenues were $3.91 billion, an increase of 7 percent in u.s. Dollars . Now expects GAAP operating margin for full fiscal year to be in range of 13.5 percent to 13.7 percent . Accenture Plc says gross margin for quarter was 30.1 percent, compared with 29.8 percent for Q2 last year . Accenture Plc - full 2017 fiscal year outlook assume that foreign-exchange impact on its results in U.S. Dollars will be negative 2 percent compared with fiscal 2016 . For fiscal 2017, company continues to expect operating cash flow to be in range of $4.6 billion to $4.9 billion . Accenture Plc - company declares semi-annual cash dividend of $1.21 per share, a 10pct increase over prior year.  Full Article

Accenture and Avanade strengthen Microsoft alliance
Wednesday, 8 Mar 2017 07:57am EST 

Accenture Plc :Accenture and Avanade strengthen Microsoft alliance to expand capabilities in cloud and digital transformation; Debbie Polishook appointed to Avanade board of directors.  Full Article

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