Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised Accenture, a leading global professional services company, on its acquisition of Kurt Salmon from Management Consulting Group (LSE:MMC), a provider of professional services across a wide range of industries and sectors. The transaction includes the Kurt Salmon retail and consumer goods consulting businesses in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, China, Hong Kong and Japan. The transaction is expected to be completed in October or November 2016 and is conditional upon approval by Management Consulting Group shareholders. The full release is available here.
The Kirkland team was led by corporate partner David Feirstein, associate Will Boothby and partner Sarkis Jebejian; and tax partner Sara Zablotney and associate Meg Dewar.