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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Glencore Queensland Ltd selects Accenture to transform sourcing and procurement
Thursday, 3 Sep 2015 07:00pm EDT 

Accenture PLC:Signed a six-year contract with Glencore Queensland Ltd., a subsidiary of Glencore plc, one of the world's largest diversified natural resource companies, to provide sourcing and procurement services for Glencore's Australian copper and zinc businesses.It is expected that the contract will deliver cost savings to Glencore of more than USD $300 million over the next six years.  Full Article

Accenture PLC acquires Total Logistics
Monday, 17 Aug 2015 09:35am EDT 

Accenture PLC:Has acquired Total Logistic.Total Logistics' capabilities will become part of Accenture Consulting.Says initially, co will leverage total logistics' supply chain, logistics strengths to support clients in retail, consumer goods industries.  Full Article

Accenture PLC to acquire Schlumberger Business Consulting
Monday, 17 Aug 2015 08:02am EDT 

Accenture PLC:Entered into an agreement to acquire Schlumberger Business Consulting.Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.  Full Article

Accenture PLC acquires Chaotic Moon
Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 10:40am EDT 

Accenture PLC:Acquires Chaotic Moon.Says terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  Full Article

Accenture PLC to acquire Energyquote JHA
Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 09:00am EDT 

Accenture PLC:To acquire energyquote jha, expanding its energy management as-a-service capabilities.Says terms of the deal were not disclosed.Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Has entered into an agreement to acquire energyquote jha, a energy management and procurement services provider.  Full Article

Accenture PLC acquires full ownership stake in Solium from BBVA
Monday, 20 Jul 2015 08:30am EDT 

Accenture PLC:Acquires full ownership stake in solium from BBVA, expanding its capabilities for delivering hybrid cloud solutions to enterprises.Says terms of the transaction were not disclosed.Says as part of the transaction, solium will continue to provide hybrid cloud services to bbva for the next five years.Says Accenture has now acquired BBVA'S ownership stake and is the sole owner of solium.  Full Article

Accenture PLC's ASM Research awarded $300 mln contract
Monday, 13 Jul 2015 06:07am EDT 

Accenture PLC:Says ASM Research (ASM), an Accenture Federal Services company, has been awarded $300 mln contract from U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).To support Continuous Readiness in Information Security Program (CRISP), which is designed to reduce information security risks across VA programs and systems.Contract has one-year base period with three one-year options.  Full Article

Accenture PLC Awarded Contract to Deploy New Cloud-based NHSmail Service
Thursday, 2 Jul 2015 02:00am EDT 

Accenture PLC and Avanade:Have won a five-year contract from the Department of Health in England and NHS National Services Scotland to implement the new and improved secure cloud-based NHSmail service in England and Scotland.Accenture and Avanade will also deploy innovative services as add-ons to the core service including an enterprise-wide directory and Lync collaboration technology for enabling instant messaging, VOIP, audio and video communication and enhanced collaboration among NHS healthcare workers.  Full Article

Amadeus to acquire Navitaire from Accenture PLC for $830 Million; Amadeus and Accenture to form alliance to focus on digital services for airline passengers
Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 08:11pm EDT 

Accenture PLC:Says that Amadeus has agreed to acquire Navitaire, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture PLC that provides technology and business solutions to airline industry, for $830 million.Says that as part of acquisition, about 550 Navitaire employees, including the company's senior management team, are expected to transfer to Amadeus.Says Amadeus and Accenture expect to close Navitaire acquisition in fourth quarter of calendar 2015.Says that in a separate agreement, Accenture and Amadeus have agreed to form alliance to help lead airlines through digital transformation taking place in industry and drive efficiency in the global operations of airlines' businesses.Says that under alliance agreement, Accenture will be designated as an Amadeus 'Strategic Partner' for its Airline IT business for management consulting, technology consulting, systems integration, business process outsourcing and digital services.  Full Article

Accenture PLC lowers low end of prior FY 2015 revenue outlook to a range above analysts' estimates; raises FY 2015 EPS outlook; gives Q4 2015 revenue outlook in line with analysts' estimates
Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 07:00am EDT 

Accenture PLC:Expects FY 2015 revenue growth of 9-10 pct in local currency, compared with 8-10 pct previously.Raises outlook for FY 2015 GAAP EPS to range of $4.67 to $4.72 from $4.61 to $4.71 previously.Expects Q4 2015 net revenue to be in the range of $7.45 to $7.70 billion.Reported revenue of $30.002 bln in FY 2014.FY 2015 revenue of $30.521 bln - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q4 2015 revenue of $7.58 bln - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

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Accenture revenue beats on strong demand for digital services

Accenture Plc posted better-than-expected quarterly net revenue, driven by demand for its digital services like cloud and security, particularly in its consulting unit.