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‍Apple & Accenture partner to create IOS business solutions​
Tuesday, 29 Aug 2017 08:30am EDT 

Aug 29 (Reuters) - Accenture Plc :Says ‍Apple & Accenture partner to create IOS business solutions​.Says co to create dedicated IOS practice within select Accenture digital studios; Apple to co-locate experts with the teams​.  Full Article

Accenture acquires Verax
Thursday, 24 Aug 2017 08:59am EDT 

Aug 24 (Reuters) - Accenture Plc :Accenture acquires Verax, enhancing its banking technology capabilities in Canada.Accenture Plc - ‍financial terms were not disclosed.​.  Full Article

Accenture says acquires Search Technologies
Thursday, 3 Aug 2017 11:15am EDT 

Aug 3 (Reuters) - Accenture Plc ::Accenture acquires Search Technologies to expand its content analytics and enterprise search capabilities.Terms of transaction were not disclosed.‍search Technologies is now part of Accenture Analytics​.Kamran Khan, president and CEO of Search Technologies, will lead a new content analytics team within Accenture Analytics​.As part of deal, a new delivery center will be established in Costa Rica.  Full Article

Accenture says acquired Brand Learning; ‍terms not disclosed
Thursday, 3 Aug 2017 10:05am EDT 

Aug 3 (Reuters) - Accenture PLC ::Accenture acquires marketing and sales consultancy Brand Learning to help organizations drive growth through enhanced customer experiences.Terms of transaction were not disclosed.​.Terms of transaction were not disclosed​.  Full Article

Accenture to expand New York City innovation hub
Wednesday, 2 Aug 2017 02:05pm EDT 

Aug 2 (Reuters) - Accenture Plc ::Company ‍will expand its New York City innovation hub with a move to brand-new Hudson Yards district in 2020​.Will consolidate its New York City office space and create "innovation hub" at One Manhattan West, in brand new Hudson Yards district​.  Full Article

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

BRIEF-Accenture Federal Services Wins Contract With Veterans Benefits Administration