Accenture to acquire strategy consulting firm Kurt Salmon

Global business process management firm Accenture is set to acquire global strategy consulting firm Kurt Salmon for a still undisclosed amount. Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire the subsidiary of Management Consulting Group, expanding Accenture Strategy’s consulting capabilities. Kurt Salmon has more than 260 employees serving clients across the world. The company focuses on the retail industry, with offices in the US, Germany, UK, Japan and China. Following completion of the acquisition, Kurt Salmon’s employees are expected to join the Accenture Strategy retail industry practice.