Accenture Buys Gevity


Accenture (NYSE: ACN) acquired Gevity, a Victoria, B.C., Canada-based strategy and consulting service provider focused on enabling healthcare industry clients to transform their businesses through innovative technology solutions.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

With the acquisition, Accenture will expand its capabilities to deliver health transformation services in Canada and internationally.

Led by Marc Koehn, CEO, Gevity specializes in providing strategic consultancy services to health sector clients spanning capability areas such as health systems integration, informatics and analytics, and solution implementation and program management. The firm also leads clients through digital transformations and information systems design implementations. In addition, Gevity offers proprietary methods and tools to support its work, including project and program management, inter-organizational collaboration, and health informatics.
Founded in 1995, the firm has grown into an established health consulting firm with a team of nearly 100 experts and practitioners across Canada who support clients globally. The firm works with organizations that span the continuum of healthcare, from providers as well as public and private payers to regulators and healthcare non-profit stakeholder organizations.
In addition to the Victoria headquarters, Gevity has people located across Canada in Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, as well as in the United States and the Philippines, who will join Accenture.

This is the second acquisition for Accenture Canada in 2021 to bolster its strength and capabilities in the Canadian market. In July, the firm acquired Cloudworks, a Oracle Cloud service provider based in Toronto. In 2020, Accenture acquired Avenai, an Ottawa consultancy focused on public service organizations, and Callisto Integration, an Oakville, Ontario, provider of consulting and technology services in digital manufacturing in food and beverage, chemicals, utilities and other industries.