Nokia completed acquisition Symbian Professional Services

Accenture’s acquisition of Nokia’s Symbian Professional Services completed

Nokia and Accenture announced the completion of Accenture’s acquisition of Nokia’s Symbian Professional Services, which was initially announced on July 17, 2009. With this transfer, Accenture assumes full ownership of Nokia’s Symbian Professional Services unit responsible for Symbian OS customer engineering and customer support.

Effective October 16, the acquisition is a natural continuation of Nokia’s Symbian acquisition in 2008, creating an independent provider of professional services in the Symbian ecosystem. As a result of the transaction, 157 people transfer from Nokia to Accenture.

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