Accenture acquires Shackleton

Accenture acquires Shackleton

Accenture has acquired the Spanish brand communications agency Shackleton, the company announced today. Shackleton is headquartered in Madrid with offices in Barcelona and Santiago, Chile.

According to Accenture, Shackleton will become part of Accenture Interactive and will design, build and run brand experiences for clients in Spain, and Latin America.

Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition is part of a series of moves from Accenture Interactive, including the recent acquisitions of Kolle Rebbe (Germany), Hjaltelin Stahl (Denmark) and Storm Digital (Netherlands), Droga5 (US and UK).

Shackleton was founded in 2004 and has won 35 Cannes Lions. Shackleton employs 160 professionals who will become part of Accenture Interactive.

“While Accenture Interactive already works for many leading brands in Spain and Latin America, we know that expanding our portfolio of creative services will allow us to deliver the very best and most innovative experiences for our clients and help them bring their ideas to life in newer, better ways,” says Juan Pedro Moreno, head of Accenture Spain, Portugal and Israel.

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