NEWS17 June 2020

Accenture to buy Sentelis

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FRANCE – Accenture has agreed to acquire French data consulting and engineering company Sentelis for an undisclosed sum.

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Founded in 2011, Sentelis specialises in designing and scaling data and artificial intelligence services. The company employs around 50 staff, including data and AI advisors, architects and engineers.

As part of the deal, Sentelis would become part of the Accenture Applied Intelligence unit, expanding its AI offer to businesses. Acquiring the firm would also boost Accenture’s analytics, AI and machine learning/data engineering business in France.

Olivier Girard, market unit lead, Accenture France and Benelux, said: “The addition of the strong technical talent of Sentelis’s teams, combined with our AI and big data solutions, and deep industry expertise, would be a major opportunity to strengthen and broaden our ability to help clients scale AI across their businesses.”

The acquisition requires consultation with the relevant works councils and is subject to customary closing conditions. Financial terms are not being disclosed.