NEWS2 September 2019

Accenture closes Analytics8 deal

AI Asia Pacific Data analytics M&A News

AUSTRALIA – Accenture has completed its acquisition of Australian data and analytics consultancy Analytics8.

Accenture and analytics8_crop

Accenture bolsters its ability to offer AI and advanced analytics services in Australia and New Zealand through the deal, which was first announced in mid-August.

Analytics8 is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture.

Amit Bansal, who leads Accenture’s analytics and artificial intelligence business in Australia and New Zealand, said: “We formally welcome the Analytics8 team to Accenture and look forward to pooling our expertise to deliver services to clients which help them achieve more with their data as they accelerate their digital transformation journeys.”

The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Pictured (L-R): Hedde Schuitemaker, co-owner, Analytics8; Amit Bansal, Applied Intelligence lead for Australia and New Zealand, Accenture; Jean-Christophe Richard, co-owner, Analytics8; and Alexander Brown, co-owner, Analytics8