Accenture to buy ClientHouse for undisclosed amount

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Visitors look at devices at Accenture stand at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Albert Gea/Files

Visitors look at devices at Accenture stand at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 26, 2013.

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Accenture Ltd (ACN.N) on Monday said it would buy cloud computing services provider ClientHouse as part of a plan to expand its capabilities in Europe.

Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

ClientHouse is an independent provider of cloud computing services from Salesforce.com (CRM.N), as well as Veeva Systems, which provides cloud-based services to biotech companies, Accenture said in a statement.

Shares of Accenture closed Friday at $84.43.

(Reporting by Ryan Vlastelica; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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