CANBERRA, Australia; July 1, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of BCT Solutions (BCT), a privately held technology consultancy that is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture. Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.
The transaction, first announced on June 26, 2019, bolsters Accenture’s deep industry expertise and strategy to be a leading provider of end-to-end mission support capabilities for Australia’s government sector, particularly within Defence, National Security and Public Safety.
“With BCT now part of Accenture, the reach and scale of our business has been elevated, adding impressive industry expertise and credentials” Catherine Garner, who leads Accenture’s health and public service team in Australia and New Zealand said.
Matthew Gollings, Accenture’s global defence lead said, “We welcome BCT to Accenture and look forward to bringing together our people to support the Defence Force of the future.”
“This is a landmark day for BCT, and we’re very pleased to join Accenture as we share strong synergies in our approach to people, culture, values and support for the Defence community”, said Angus Heatley, Director at BCT. “Our joint capabilities are very exciting and will make us innovative and powerful partners for the Defence sector and broader public sector landscape.”
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About BCT Solutions
BCT Solutions is an award-winning Professional Services Organisation that provides Advisory Services to the Defence and National Security Sector. BCT focuses on the classified technology domain, with a specialisation in; Cyber, Electronic Warfare, and Intelligence capabilities. Our company was founded by ex-servicemen and women, with over 87% of employees being veterans. BCT’s excellence in service delivery, growth and performance has been recognised by: being named the Prime Minister’s Veteran’s Outstanding Employer the Year, ranking in AFR fast starter lists, and winning Small Business Champion Awards (Growth).