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Anyone see a future buyout/merger involving big 4 and/or MBB?

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Accenture is buying Bain, at which point the Big 3 will officially be known as BAM

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Yah since the 1980s.

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Bain on the blocks. Will be the next one.

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Insider tip: MBB are merging to form one superfirm. Gonna be called, "MBB"

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MBD

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Short ACN

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There are always rumors since we are the smallest of the three by revenue. But it won't happen.

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Haha points4life

I see KPMG making a move for a strategy firm. I don't see PwC or Deloitte making any major acquisitions. Could be wrong though.

What drives the notion that Bain will be bought out? Just curious

There has been rumors for a while now

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We're gonna buy Bain. Fersure.

Rumors about buying Bain for a long time...would be super interesting ...

What about BAH, I think there asking to be bought

It's very tough to justify a Big 4 buying a strategy firm due to regulatory compliance requirements. It's what brought done Andersen which is still on everyone's mind. PwC is struggling with fully integrating Strategy& for that reason. I doubt another Big 4 would step into that market. Definitely see ACN making a better value out of it.

Yeah we're for sure going to buy Bain. For. Sure.

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