PwC acquires data-focused consulting firm Sagence

Latest acquisition strengthens PwC’s data strategy and cloud transformation capabilities

New York, NY - November 8, 2022 - PwC US announced it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Sagence, a consulting firm that specializes in data management and analytics. 

This acquisition positions PwC as a leading player in data strategy and data cloud transformation capabilities and further establishes the firm as a preeminent digital business partner.  The acquisition of Sagence combined with PwC’s existing data and analytics expertise will help clients across industries further modernize their data in the cloud. This includes bringing sector-specific data strategies and roadmaps to help solve our clients biggest challenges. 

“Our goal is to help our clients reinvent and outcompete in the market,” said Ketan Awalegaonkar, Principal, Analytics Insights Leader, PwC US. “With Sagence, we will help clients become insights-heavy enterprises, leveraging modern data estates and access to real-time data.”

“At PwC, we strive to be the best digital business partner for our clients,” said Cenk Ozdemir, Cloud and Digital Leader, PwC US. “We are committed to expanding our talent, capabilities, and technology in core areas critical to today’s business issues with cloud, digital, and data as top priority areas. Our acquisition of Sagence is a significant investment in our cloud capabilities, data strategy, and future growth.”

Sagence specializes in translating CEO agendas to an actionable data strategy that helps create value and drives business outcomes. Sagence brings deep industry knowledge, capabilities, and industry leading  practices in multi-cloud, data strategy and AI-based value transformation roadmaps. 

“Delivering differentiated insights for clients has been critical to the success of the Sagence team,” said Alan Matsumura, Partner, Sagence. “Together with the team of esteemed data and analytics professionals at PwC, we look forward to addressing clients' account planning demands head-on, backed by analytical and data depth, and strong cloud capabilities.”

“Today’s organizations are looking to turn data into advantage, empowering themselves with smarter insights that help drive better, faster, more confident decisions,” said Awalegaonkar. “All of this starts at the beginning of their transformation journey - and that’s where Sagence and PwC come in.”

PwC’s global strategy, The New Equation, is focused on bringing the best of our people and technology to help our clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. The firm remains committed to expanding its talent, capabilities and technology in core areas critical to today’s business issues. Sagence is the fourth in a series of acquisitions PwC has made over the past 18 months to strengthen and solidify the firm’s position in the cloud services landscape. PwC has recently been recognized by the Gartner analyst community as a Leader in 2022 Magic Quadrant™ for Data and Analytics Service Providers, which is a strong testament to its people and capabilities. 

PwC believes in the power of the technology to unlock innovation and value — and deliver sustained business outcomes. Together, PwC and Sagence will help companies innovate faster and deliver large scale transformations by connecting their business systems, applications and data.

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