Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

Accenture Acquires a Gas, Oil, and Airline Consulting Firm
Press Release

The global management consulting and professional services company announced that it has acquired “Enaxis Consulting, a Houston-based management consulting firm with deep experience in digital capabilities, data science and agile project delivery focused on the upstream oil and gas and oilfield services sectors and the airline industry”.

The acquisition looks to assist companies in the respective industries through organizational transformation, innovation, and operational efficiency.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

GlaxoSmithKline Makes a Bid to Acquire a Biopharma Company
Press Release

The multinational pharmaceutical company announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Tesaro, an oncology-focused business.

According to the company, the $5.1 billion all-cash deal looks to “strengthen GlaxoSmithKline’s pharmaceutical business, accelerating the build of GlaxoSmithKline’s pipeline and commercial capability in oncology”.

Walmart Provides its Customers with a New Way to Shop for Online Items
News Release

The multinational retail company announced that it’s launching a new offering that allows customers to order and pay for online items available on Walmart.com at its stores.

The move looks to offer a one-stop-shopping experience that lets customers conveniently deliver items to their home or local store at no charge.