Accenture has acquired Alfa Consulting, a consultancy that specialises in operations strategy in capital intensive industries. The acquisition reinforces Accenture’s capabilities for helping clients in Spain, Portugal and México transform their supply chains to be more resilient, responsive and sustainable. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Headquartered in Barcelona with offices in Madrid and México, Alfa Consulting has extensive expertise in leveraging analytics to design and implement new operational models for clients across industries such as utilities, high tech, energy and industrial goods, among others. The company’s 52 highly specialized consultants will join Accenture’s Supply Chain & Operations function, which helps clients with end-to-end supply network visibility, customer-centered supply chain segmentation, sourcing and procurement transformation, operational agility, resilience stress testing and sustainable and responsible supply chain strategies.
“Supply chains, especially in capital intensive industries, need to be flexible and responsive, while also maintaining the transparency that makes them trustworthy,” said Kris Timmermans, head of Accenture’s Supply Chain & Operations function. “Alfa Beyond Consulting’s deep experience and proprietary tools complement our vision for helping clients build resilient and sustainable supply chains that can meet today’s demands and tomorrow’s opportunities.”
Garrigues advised Accenture with a Madrid office team led by partner and co-head of the Commercial/Corporate department Mónica Martín de Vidales, together with principal associate María Caño and associate Sofía Rubiales.