Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is to acquire Benext, a French independent product consulting company specializing in product management, agile coaching, cloud-based development and data science.
The financial terms of the deal – which requires prior consultation with the relevant works councils and would be subject to customary closing conditions – are not being disclosed.
Founded in 2014, Benext is a full-stack, product consulting company experienced in helping clients design, organize, deploy, and efficiently manage their digital products, while also enhancing the customer user experience. The company’s approximately 160 professionals – led by David Robert, founder and president – would join OCTO Technology, already a part of Accenture since 2017, and expand the European and global capabilities of Accenture Cloud First.
OCTO Technology is a technology consultancy specializing in digital transformation and software development. The OCTO team is primarily located in France and also operates across Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.