Tag Archives: Consulting M&A

Clearsight Advises Premier Payments Consulting Firm, First Annapolis Consulting, in its Acquisition by Accenture

Clearsight Advisors, Inc. (“Clearsight”) is pleased to announce another successful transaction in its market-leading Professional Services Practice.  Clearsight served as the exclusive strategic and financial advisor to First Annapolis Consulting, Inc. (“First Annapolis”) in its acquisition by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).  … Continue reading

Clearsight Advises Growth Strategy Firm, Innosight, in its Announced Acquisition by Huron

Clearsight Advisors, Inc. (“Clearsight”) is pleased to announce another successful transaction in its market-leading Professional Services Practice.  Clearsight served as the exclusive strategic and financial advisor to Innosight Holdings LLC (“Innosight”) in its announced acquisition by global professional services firm … Continue reading

Five Actions to Prepare Your Consulting Business for Sale

As we described in a recent article, the consulting M&A market was highly active in 2016, with diverse buyers pursuing rapidly growing firms with domain expertise in “hot” horizontals and verticals such as Cloud Services, Healthcare, and Digital Transformation. We … Continue reading

Market Spotlight – Gartner to Acquire CEB

With 2016 in very recent memory, the world is still quaking from the effects of countless events: Brexit, the US election, rising concerns about global international relations, to name a few. Where there is uncertainty, providers of research, data, and … Continue reading

The Consulting M&A Market: Back on Top in 2016

Although 2016 started with what initially appeared to be muted M&A activity, we will likely look back on 2016 as a key inflection point for the broad consulting industry. Through an equal combination of both strong volume and values, the … Continue reading

Clearsight Advises Pivot Point Consulting in its Acquisition by Vaco Healthcare

Clearsight Advisors, Inc. (“Clearsight”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Pivot Point Consulting, LLC (“Pivot Point”) by Vaco Healthcare, LLC (“Vaco”), a portfolio company of QUAD-C Management, Inc. Clearsight served as the exclusive strategic and financial advisor to Pivot … Continue reading

Deal Spotlight – CGI Acquires Collaborative Consulting

CGI jumps back into the M&A market with its first US acquisition of a consulting organization in more than 5 years View the Deal Profile Here

Accenture Acquires DayNine, Marking One Final Step Toward Complete Consolidation of the Original Workday Boutiques

It was announced last week that Accenture will acquire DayNine Consulting, one of the leading global Workday (NYSE: WDAY) services boutique partners. The deal not only represents another move by Accenture to become one of the top enterprise cloud services … Continue reading

Clearsight Named as Finalist for 15th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

Clearsight Advisors is pleased to announce that four of our deals have been named as finalists for the 15th Annual M&A Advisor Awards.  Clearsight is a finalist in the following categories:  Information Technology Deal Of The Year; Healthcare And Life Sciences … Continue reading

PE Backed Platforms Ramping Up Acquisition Activity in the Professional Services Sector

For the last several quarters, we have been talking about the increase in PE activity in the consulting sector. As evidence of this continuing trend, there has been a recent flurry of deals including: Madison Dearborn-backed Ankura Consulting Group’s acquisition … Continue reading