Accenture to acquire aviation consulting business

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire the corporate advisory and aviation consulting businesses of Seabury Group, the company said.

The combination of Seabury´s corporate advisory and consulting businesses, together with Accenture´s global capabilities, will help the world´s leading airlines accelerate the pace of digital transformation.

Seabury´s corporate advisory practice focuses on restructuring distressed aviation companies through strategic planning and cost reduction. Its consulting practice focuses on fleet, network, commercial, maintenance, airports, cargo and human capital improvements.

The business acquired from Seabury will become part of Accenture´s global aviation practice. Approximately 120 employees will be joining Accenture.

Seabury Group is a professional services firm focused on the aviation industry headquartered in New York, with offices in the United States, Europe and Asia.

Accenture is a global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations across more than 40 industries. The company employs more than 394,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries.