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Accenture intends to acquire Octo Technology
Thursday, 15 Sep 2016 01:50am EDT 

Accenture PLC : Accenture announces intention to acquire Octo Technology SA to expand digital capabilities in France . Accenture has agreed to purchase a 47.4 percent shareholding in Octo Technology . Accenture will purchase shareholding in Octo from François Hisquin, founder and CEO of Octo, other Octo partners and Financière Arbevel . Price of 22.50 euros ($25.29) per share and 1.7222 euros per equity warrant . Following closing of acquisition, accenture will make a voluntary cash tender offer to acquire remaining shares and equity warrants at same prices . Price of 22.50 euros per share represents a 43.8 percent premium over closing share price of Octo on september 14, 2016 . Tender offer values 100% of issued ordinary shares of Octo (on a fully diluted basis) at approximately 115 million euros .Sycomore asset management has irrevocably committed to tender its 4.6 percent ownership in Octo to accenture, once it launches its offer.  Full Article

Accenture agreed to buy New Energy Group
Thursday, 8 Sep 2016 12:33pm EDT 

Accenture Plc : Entered into an agreement to acquire New Energy Group, an Italy-based company specializing in salesforce solutions . Once acquisition is completed, New Energy Group's professionals will join Accenture cloud first applications team . Terms of acquisition were not disclosed .Accenture plc says Accenture will also acquire Bit2win, new energy's suite of products and solutions based on salesforce.  Full Article

Accenture Federal Services awarded U.S. Veterans affairs T4NG technology services contract
Thursday, 8 Sep 2016 06:57am EDT 

Accenture Plc: Accenture Federal Services awarded U.S. Veterans affairs T4NG technology services contract .Accenture Federal Services contract award has base ordering period of 5 yrs and one 5 year option period, with potential value of up to $22.3 billion.  Full Article

Accenture to acquire Australian security company Redcore
Monday, 22 Aug 2016 05:57pm EDT 

Accenture Plc : Accenture to acquire Australian security company Redcore . Financial terms are not being disclosed. .Entered into an agreement to acquire Redcore, a privately held Australia-based consulting company.  Full Article

Accenture acquires Tecnilógica to scale its digital skills in spain
Thursday, 28 Jul 2016 08:03am EDT 

Accenture Plc : Accenture acquires Tecnilógica to scale its open source digital skills in Spain .Terms of acquisition were not disclosed..  Full Article

Accenture buys end-to-end digital services company MOBGEN
Tuesday, 19 Jul 2016 05:05am EDT 

Accenture Plc : Accenture acquires MOBGEN expanding end-to-end digital services . Terms of acquisition were not disclosed. .Aegon has sold its shares to Accenture, and MOBGEN will now operate as part of Accenture Digital.  Full Article

Accenture appoints Nancy Mckinstry to board of directors
Wednesday, 13 Jul 2016 04:15pm EDT 

Accenture Plc : Accenture appoints nancy mckinstry to board of directors .With new appointment, accenture's board now comprises 13 directors, 12 of whom are external and independent.  Full Article

Accenture to invest 500,000 Euros in Robovalley to create new innovations in robotics
Monday, 11 Jul 2016 04:48am EDT 

Accenture : Accenture to invest EUR500,000 in robovalley to create new innovations in robotics .Investing 500,000 Euros to facilitate international robotics research and development and knowledge sharing, becoming robovalley's crown partner.  Full Article

Accenture Q3 earnings per share $1.41
Thursday, 23 Jun 2016 08:15am EDT 

: Accenture reports strong third quarter fiscal 2016 results . Q3 earnings per share $1.41 . Q3 earnings per share view $1.41 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Sees Q4 2016 revenue $8.25 billion to $8.5 billion . Q3 revenue $8.43 billion versus I/B/E/S view $8.34 billion . Q3 net bookings $9.1 billion versus $8.5 billion last year . Accenture PLC says consulting net revenues for quarter were $4.62 billion, an increase of 12 percent in U.S. Dollars . Qtrly outsourcing net revenues were $3.81 billion, an increase of 4 percent in U.S. Dollars . Now expects operating margin for full fiscal year to be 14.6 percent . For fiscal 2016, company continues to expect operating cash flow to be in range of $4.1 billion to $4.4 billion . Accenture PLC says gross margin for quarter was 31.9 percent, compared with 32.5 percent for Q3 last year . Outlook for full 2016 fiscal year now assumes a foreign-exchange impact of negative 4.5 percent compared with fiscal 2015 . Accenture PLC says company now expects FY 2016 diluted EPS to be in range of $6.03 to $6.07 on a GAAP basis . Accenture PLC says company now expects FY 2016 diluted EPS to be in range of $5.29 to $5.33 on an adjusted basis . FY2016 earnings per share view $5.32, revenue view $32.58 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Says outlook for full 2016 fiscal year now assumes a foreign-exchange impact of negative 4.5 percent compared with fiscal 2015.  Full Article

Accenture names Debra Polishook group chief executive, Accenture Operations
Wednesday, 1 Jun 2016 04:15pm EDT 

Accenture : Says Manish Sharma group operating officer - accenture operations, succeeding Polishook . Debra Polishook will succeed Michael J. Salvino, who will retire from company and join Carrick Capital Partners .names Debra Polishook group chief executive - Accenture operations, succeeding Michael J. Salvino.  Full Article

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