Accenture Federal Services Completes Acquisition of Cognosante

Accenture Federal Services

Accenture Federal Services, a a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has completed its acquisition of Cognosante, a Falls Church, VA-based provider of digital transformation and cloud modernization solutions for federal health, defense, intelligence, and civilian agencies.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

With the acquisition, Accenture Federal Services is creating a new federal health portfolio for its business. The deal adds more than 1,500 people to Accenture Federal Services’ more than 14,000-person workforce.

Cognosante provides mission-driven technology solutions for federal government clients, including healthcare programs supporting veterans, active-duty military, patients, beneficiaries, providers, and payors. The company has a delivery track record powered by technology expertise, cloud modernization and migration capabilities, and program management.

Accenture Federal Services is a US federal services company and subsidiary of Accenture LLP. It empowers the federal government to solve challenges, achieve greater outcomes, and build a digital core that is agile, smart, and secure. Its 14,000 people are united in a shared purpose to advance its clients’ mission-critical priorities that make the nation stronger and safer, and life better for people.