In its fourth acquisition this calendar year in France, Accenture has obtained Benext, a corporation with all-around 160 professionals.
Established in 2014, Benext is a Paris-centered consulting organization that specialises in aiding corporations “reimagine their items and reengineer their item everyday living cycles” as a result of skillsets such as product management, agile shipping, electronic transformation and software advancement. Now portion of Accenture, Benext will be merged alongside one another with OCTO Know-how, a technological know-how consultancy that was obtained in 2017.
Commenting on the added abilities for the firm, Karthik Narain, World-wide Direct of Accenture Cloud First explained: “With quite a few purchasers ramping up their multi-cloud environments, the want for new agile functioning designs and a seamless user working experience throughout a multi-cloud network has never been bigger. Buying Benext will enhance our capabilities to aid a lot more customers genuinely run in the cloud and come to be digital enterprises.”
Olivier Girard, who qualified prospects Accenture in France and the Benelux, additional: “Together with Benext, we can bring extra specialised capabilities to fulfill the increasing demand for successful merchandise management and agile techniques by leveraging the use of the most current technologies this kind of as cloud, synthetic intelligence, info and DevOps.”
Money conditions of the Benext transaction have not been disclosed. The bolt-on builds on several prior cloud-targeted acquisitions in France, which include individuals of Linkbynet (2021), Gekko (2020), and Cirruseo (2019).
Along with Linkbynet, which has 900 specialists across quite a few offices internationally, other French promotions concluded this yr are people of fiscal services management consultancy Exton and organization functionality management specialist Nell’Armonia.
Globally, Accenture has obtained to the tune of 20 firms this 12 months, as aspect of an intense M&A campaign backed by a multi-billion-dollar war upper body.