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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

SinnerSchrader and Accenture agree on business combination
Monday, 20 Feb 2017 01:34am EST 

SinnerSchrader AG : SinnerSchrader and Accenture agree on business combination; Accenture announces voluntary public takeover offer for all shares of SinnerSchrader AG . Has entered into a business combination agreement with Accenture Digital Holdings GmbH, a 100 percent subsidiary of Accenture Holding GmbH & Co. KG and part of Accenture-group . Accenture intends to offer a cash consideration of 9.00 euros ($9.54) per SinnerSchrader-share . This represents a premium of approximately 31 percent to 3-month volume-weighted average share price as of end of trading on Feb. 17, 2017 .Accenture informed it executed share purchase and transfer agreements with significant shareholders. As a result, Accenture will acquire a total of 7.171.473 shares in company (representing 62,13 percent of all SinnerSchrader-shares).  Full Article

Accenture says will invest $1.4 bln in training in the U.S.
Friday, 17 Feb 2017 05:59am EST 

Accenture Plc - : Will invest $1.4 billion in training in the U.S. . By end of 2020, co will open 10 new innovation hubs in key cities in U.S . New jobs will increase accenture's total workforce in united states to more than 65,000 people, an increase of 30 percent by end of 2020 .Creating 15,000 highly skilled new jobs in U.S. As part of investment.  Full Article

Accenture to acquire InvestTech Systems Consulting
Tuesday, 31 Jan 2017 02:37pm EST 

Accenture Plc : Accenture to acquire InvestTech Systems Consulting, further expanding its asset-management consulting capabilities .Terms of transaction were not disclosed..  Full Article

Accenture acquires solid servision to significantly expand servicenow capabilities
Wednesday, 25 Jan 2017 08:31am EST 

Accenture Plc : Accenture acquires solid servision to significantly expand servicenow capabilities .Accenture acquires solid servision to significantly expand servicenow capabilities.  Full Article

Accenture says acquisition of Seabury Group's corporate advisory and aviation consulting business
Thursday, 19 Jan 2017 12:08pm EST 

Accenture PLC - : Accenture to expand its aviation capabilities with acquisition of Seabury Group's corporate advisory and aviation consulting business .Accenture PLC says business acquired from Seabury will become part of Accenture's global aviation practice.  Full Article

Accenture buys Altitude
Monday, 9 Jan 2017 03:01pm EST 

Accenture Plc :Accenture acquires product design and innovation firm Altitude, enhancing ability to help companies harness the internet of things to create new business models.  Full Article

Accenture posts Q1 earnings per share $1.58
Wednesday, 21 Dec 2016 07:10am EST 

Accenture Plc : Accenture reports strong first-quarter fiscal 2017 results . Q1 earnings per share $1.58 . Q1 earnings per share view $1.49 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Reaffirms FY 2017 earnings per share view $5.64 to $5.87 . Sees Q2 2017 revenue $8.15 billion to $8.4 billion . Q1 revenue $8.52 billion versus I/B/E/S view $8.59 billion . Consulting net revenues for quarter were $4.59 billion, an increase of 6 percent in U.S. dollars and 7 percent in local currency . Accenture PLC - expect operating margin for full fiscal year to be in range of 14.7 percent to 14.9 percent . Qtrly new bookings are $8.3 billion, with consulting bookings of $4.9 billion and outsourcing bookings of $3.4 billion . Accenture - business outlook for 2017 now assumes that foreign-exchange impact on its results in U.S. dollars will be negative 2 percent . Accenture confirms outlook for full-year revenue growth, operating margin, free cash flow and tax rate . Qtrly outsourcing net revenues were $3.92 billion, an increase of 7 percent in both U.S. dollars and local currency . Accenture PLC - for fiscal 2017, company continues to expect operating cash flow to be in range of $4.6 billion to $4.9 billion . Gross margin for quarter was 32.1 percent, compared with 32.0 percent for Q1 last year.  Full Article

Accenture says gets seven-year contract extension from Microsoft
Monday, 12 Dec 2016 07:03am EST 

Accenture Plc : Accenture PLC - under new contract, accenture will continue to provide Microsoft with procurement, accounts payable, financial and accounting services .Microsoft awards accenture seven-year contract extension for finance, accounting and procurement business process services.  Full Article

Accenture acquires 2nd Road to strengthen strategy capabilities in Australia and New Zealand
Monday, 31 Oct 2016 04:01pm EDT 

Accenture Plc - : Terms of transaction were not disclosed. .Accenture acquires 2nd road to strengthen strategy capabilities in Australia and New Zealand.  Full Article

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