Accenture has acquired Exton Consulting, a French management consulting business devoted to the fiscal companies market.
The go provides a group of all around 150 consultants to Accenture’s System & Consulting business enterprise device, and its Fiscal Providers marketplace team. In accordance to Olivier Girard, market place unit lead for Accenture France & Benelux, the firm’s acquisition is aspect of “our overall progress system to expand crucial competencies and capabilities in strategic, significant-expansion regions of the marketplace.”
With fiscal products and services experiencing arguably its premier disruption in heritage, Accenture was on the hunt (the firm is notorious for its buy-and-develop strategy) for beefing up its consulting capabilities in the subject. Established in 2006, Exton Consulting has developed to become a main participant in the section, with a target on jobs in 4 marketplaces: France, Italy, Germany and Spain.
Exton Consulting’s places of work in Paris, Milan, Munich and Barcelona will be integrated into Accenture, and all staff members will make the transfer.
“The economical services sector is experiencing unparalleled transformation driven by financial and geopolitical uncertainties, regulatory problems, digital transformation, urgency to reinvent the client experience, and the want to rethink operating products. This acquisition cements Accenture’s standing as a top administration consulting company to the industry,” claimed Girard.
Cedric Vatier, Method & Consulting Direct for Accenture France & Benelux extra that Exton Consulting will deepen Accenture’s knowhow in approach, style and design, and operations, complementing the firm’s very own choices.
Meanwhile, for Exton Consulting, the go will empower the agency to faucet into a world-wide powerhouse of a lot more than 530,000 workforce, and a large client network in the fiscal providers marketplace. The becoming a member of of forces will also help Exton Consulting to increase its choices with technological innovation abilities which include synthetic intelligence, information and cloud.
Philippe Derambure, co-founder of Exton Consulting stated, “We are psyched about the chance to be a part of Accenture. Pushed by the digitalisation of the economy diverse spheres of small business advisory are now coming together. The blend of innovation, technology and details techniques with our expertise will help us supply highly differentiated, stop-to-conclusion services to an even-broader client base.”
For Accenture, the deal is the firm’s 3rd in France in this year, pursuing the choose-ups of Nell’Armonia (an enterprise efficiency management expert) and Linkbynet (a cloud professional).
From a Approach & Consulting standpoint, Exton Consulting is the fifth significant-profile deal in 2021, following the acquisition of Homburg & Companion – a 70-solid gross sales and advertising and marketing consultancy based in Germany, Cirrus in the United kingdom (management services), GRA in Australia (provide chain), and Long run Condition in the US (transform management).