Accenture Federal Services on Tuesday said it has agreed to acquire Novetta, adding work in the national security sector boosting its capabilities in advance analytics, cybersecurity and cloud engineering.
Terms of the deal, which is subject to regulatory approvals, were not disclosed. Novetta is a portfolio company of the investment firm The Carlyle Group.
Novetta, which is based in Northern Virginia, has 1,300 employees with expertise in software development, data science, artificial intelligence and machine learning, cyber, cloud and information exploitation. The company has customers in the Defense Department, intelligence community, and federal law enforcement agencies.
“Novetta will bring expanded capabilities, broad client relationships, and unique assets that complement our work in the national security sector and add greater scale to our digital capabilities,” John Goodman, Accenture Federal’s CEO, said in a statement. “By joining forces, we will help clients in all government sectors become leaders in using sophisticated analytics and emerging technologies to solve problems in new ways and transform how they meet their missions.”
Tiffany Gates, president and CEO of Novetta, said that becoming part of Accenture Federal “will provide new growth opportunities for our people, enable expanded capabilities for our customers, and allow us to accelerate our growth trajectory.”
Accenture Federal, which has more than 10,500 employees, is part of Accenture [ACN].