Accenture Wins a Prime Position on USDA Shared Services Blanket Purchase Agreement

ARLINGTON, Va.; Dec. 20, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded Accenture Federal Services (AFS) a prime position on its Shared Services Lines of Business Solutions (SSLoBS) blanket purchase agreement (BPA), making AFS one of nine firms eligible to compete for work under the five-year BPA, which has a total estimated value of US$500 million. 
December 20, 2017

Accenture to Host Conference Call Tomorrow, Dec. 21, to Discuss First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Results

NEW YORK; Dec. 20, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EST tomorrow, Dec. 21, to discuss its first-quarter fiscal year 2018 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call.
December 20, 2017

Accenture Forms Alliance with Maana to Help Oil and Gas Client Accelerate Digital Transformation

NEW YORK and PALO ALTO, Calif.; Dec. 19, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has formed a strategic alliance with and made a minority investment in Maana, the pioneer in digital knowledge technology enabling industrial companies to accelerate digital transformation. The alliance will initially target oil and gas clients, with plans to expand to other industries. Terms of the investment were not disclosed.
December 19, 2017

Ministry of Communications of the Vatican Selects Accenture to Help Design and Deliver its New Communications System: Vatican News

ROME; Dec. 18, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that the Ministry of Communications of the Vatican has appointed Accenture Interactive to help design and deliver its new communications system called Vatican News. The move is part of the Vatican reform aimed at finding new ways to communicate with and engage all people in today’s digital world.
December 18, 2017

Retailers Positioned to Benefit as Banks Open Their Networks in Compliance with New European Payments Regulations, Accenture Study Finds

LONDON; Dec. 18, 2017 – Retail companies could become the new face of everyday financial transactions once the Revised Payments Services Directive, known as PSD2, goes into effect in the European Union in January, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 18, 2017

Accenture to Acquire Irish Creative Agency Rothco

DUBLIN; Dec. 14, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Rothco, a full-service creative agency. Located in Dublin, Rothco will boost Accenture Ireland’s creative credentials and those of Accenture Interactive as an experience agency across Europe. 
December 14, 2017