Accenture completes First Annapolis acquisition

Global consultancy and outsourcing firm Accenture has completed its acquisition of First Annapolis, a payments consulting and advisory firm. In a statement, Accenture said the acquisition expands its consulting and digital capabilities in the payment sector. Full details of the acquisition, however, were not immediately disclosed. Following the acquisitions, First Annapolis will bring approximately 80 professionals to the Accenture payments practice, primarily in North America. First Annapolis serves a wide range of clients globally, including leading financial institutions, retailers, travel and entertainment companies, communications and technology companies, and private-equity firms.