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The 10 Most Interesting Accenture Acquisitions Of 2021 (So Far)

C.J. Fairfield

‘The needs of our clients are driving strong momentum in our business, with an acceleration of continued strong double-digit growth across applied intelligence, cloud, Industry X, operations and security,’ said Accenture CEO Julie Sweet.

With more than 35 acquisitions since January, Accenture is moving full steam ahead and has already surpassed the number of companies it brought under its belt in 2020.

Continuing with a laser focus on scale, experience, industry knowledge and trust, Accenture is moving businesses ahead by helping them digitally transform into cloud-based platforms so they can deliver valued products and services to their clients.

“We invest in acquisitions to scale in areas where we see a big market opportunity to add skills and new capabilities and to further deepen our industry and functional expertise,” Accenture CEO Julie Sweet in the firm’s most recent quarterly earnings conference call Thursday. “We now expect to invest about $4 billion in strategic acquisitions this fiscal year, with 39 acquisitions close or announced year to date. Our level of investment demonstrates how scale, experience and trust matters.”

Here’s a sampling of some of the more interesting companies Accenture has acquired so far in 2021. The financial terms of the all the deals were not disclosed.

CJ Fairfield

CJ Fairfield is an associate editor at CRN covering solution providers, MSPs and distributors. Prior to joining CRN, she worked at daily newspapers, including The Press of Atlantic City in New Jersey and The Frederick News-Post in Maryland. She can be reached at

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