Consulting Sector M&A Deal News
In the week beginning 25th of August 2014, 9 deals were announced. Here are our top 3 picks. To read more about the transactions please visit our blog.
Ernst & Young Global Limited (UK) agreed to acquire Net Balance Management Group Pty Ltd. (Australia)
EY is a multinational professional services firm, Net Balance provides sustainability consulting services. The acquisition will further strengthen EY’s ability to service its clients across all areas of sustainability and climate change, particularly social, supply chain, energy and sustainability advisory services.
Smart Employee Benefits Inc. (Canada) to acquire Paradigm Consulting Group (Canada)
SEB is a technology company, Paradigm provides management and IT consulting services. Paradigm is a strategic acquisition for SEB, bringing significant government and corporate client relationships along with technical skills and expertise, which allows SEB to compete more effectively in Western Canada.
WPP plc. (UK) agreed to acquire Keyade SAS (France)
WPP is a communications agency, Keyade is a digital search marketing agency. The investment will continue WPP's strategy of developing its services in important markets and sectors and strengthening its capabilities in digital media.
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