Accenture förvärvar Northstream och breddar sitt erbjudande inom strategisk rådgivning och transformation

STOCKHOLM; 5 augusti, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) har förvärvat Northstream för att bredda sin kompetens inom kommunikations- och nätverkstjänster.

Northstream som grundades 1998 fokuserar på områden där affär och mobil teknologi sammanstrålar. De hjälper operatörer och leverantörer av kommunikationstjänster att identifiera och tolka industritrender, anpassa sig till marknadsförändringar samt dra nytta av nya affärsmässiga och tekniska möjligheter.

Med djup branschkunskap och expertis inom strategisk affärsutveckling, utvärdering av tekniska systemlösningar och produkter, samt operativa transformationsprogram, hjälper Northstream sina kunder att utveckla innovativa affärsmodeller och att effektivisera verksamheter.

Genom förvärvet kommer Accenture bättre kunna möta den växande efterfrågan på kommunikations- och systemlösningar kopplade till bl.a. 5G och IoT samt större moderniserings- och digitaliseringsprogram och utveckling av nya operativa modeller. Northstreams ca 30 medarbetare kommer att bli en del av och förstärka Accentures konsulterbjudande inom Communications, Media & Technology.

“Med Northstream som en del av Accenture, blir vi ännu starkare och kan erbjuda våra kunder inom kommunikationsbranschen innovativa tjänster som hjälper dem att ta sig an de utmaningar de står inför. Oavsett om det handlar om den tekniska utvecklingen, nya förväntningar från kunder eller konkurrens från nya, digitala aktörer”, säger Mattias Lewrén, VD för Accenture i Sverige samt ansvarig för Communications, Media & Technology i Norden.

”Vi delar en gemensam kultur där samarbete och kundnytta står i centrum, och på många sätt är Northstream och Accenture en ”perfect match”. Vi är oerhört glada över att kunna förena våra olika kompetenser och på så sätt stärka vår förmåga att hjälpa våra kunder att skapa nya värden och nå framgång på en starkt konkurrensutsatt marknad”, säger Bengt Nordström, medgrundare och VD för Northstream. 

 Finansiella detaljer kring förvärvet har inte offentliggjorts.


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