Accenture Completes Acquisition of Analytics8, Australian Analytics and Data Specialists

SYDNEY; Aug. 30, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Analytics8, a privately held Australian big data and analytics consultancy that is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture. Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.
August 30, 2019

Principal Financial Group Accelerates Growth Strategy with Accenture Life Insurance & Annuity Platform

NEW YORK; Aug. 28, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Principal Financial Group® (NASDAQ: PFG) has implemented the Accenture Life Insurance & Annuity Platform (ALIP) to enable its digital growth strategy with enhanced service levels and operating efficiency. Applying ALIP’s automated functionality and seamless connectivity to third-party partners, Principal® can provide its customers with faster service as a result of straight-through processing, while also improving its operations by redirecting valuable IT resources to more strategic initiatives.
August 28, 2019

Accenture Acquires Fairway Technologies to Bolster Product and Platform Engineering Services

NEW YORK; Aug. 27, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired U.S.-based Fairway Technologies, a provider of engineering services, to further power the Accenture Product and Platform Engineering Services practice, helping clients manage and innovate software-based platforms. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
August 27, 2019

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in New IDC MarketScape Report for Worldwide Professional Services Firms for Utilities Customer Experience

NEW YORK; Aug 27, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the new IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Professional Services Firms for Utilities Customer Experience 2019 Vendor Assessment. 
 
August 27, 2019

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Latest IDC MarketScape Report for Worldwide Digital Transformation Service Providers for Utilities

NEW YORK; Aug 26, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the latest IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Digital Transformation Service Providers for Utilities 2019 Vendor Assessment. 
August 26, 2019

Small and Medium-Sized Businesses in Asia-Pacific Hesitant to Embrace Digital Platforms, Accenture Study Finds

BEIJING, TOKYO and JAKARTA, Indonesia; Aug. 20, 2019 – Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in Asia-Pacific (APAC) are hesitant to embrace digital tools, citing issues including inadequate support, high costs and complexity as leading barriers to adoption, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
August 20, 2019

Accenture Acquires Parker Fitzgerald, Enhancing Its Risk Advisory and Assurance Capabilities for the Financial Services Industry

LONDON; Aug. 19, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Parker Fitzgerald, a strategic advisor and consulting partner to leading global financial institutions, further enhancing the business and technology capabilities within its Finance and Risk practice. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
August 19, 2019

Accenture Named a Leader in ‘Salesforce Implementation Partners in Asia Pacific’ Report by Independent Research Firm

MELBOURNE; Aug. 18, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named as a Leader in Forrester’s latest report on Salesforce implementation service providers in Asia Pacific. The Forrester Wave™: Salesforce Implementation Partners in Asia Pacific, Q2 2019 states that “Accenture is particularly strong at managing highly diverse projects across markets and industries in AP and delivering successful outcomes for its clients.”
August 18, 2019

Accenture Federal Services Wins U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Contract to Help Transform Healthcare Delivery for Sailors, Marines and their Families

ARLINGTON, Va.; August 15, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announces that it has been awarded a contract to provide program and project management support to the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) for transformational analytics- and data-driven health, and virtual healthcare initiatives to improve readiness.
August 15, 2019

Global Fintech Fundraising Fell in First Half of 2019, with Decline in China Offsetting Gains in the US and Europe, Accenture Analysis Finds

HONG KONG, NEW YORK and LONDON; Aug. 14, 2019 – Global investment in financial technology (fintech) ventures fell sharply in the first half of 2019, as fundraising and deal activity in China that had soared a year earlier ground to a halt, partially offsetting strong gains in the U.S., U.K. and several other European countries, according to Accenture (NYSE: ACN) analysis of data from CB Insights, a global venture-finance data and analytics firm.
August 14, 2019