Milan: Accenture is to acquire i4C Analytics, an advanced analytics software platform provider based in Italy which specializes in helping clients solve complex business problems through easy to use analytics applications. i4C Analytics will be integrated into Accenture Analytics, part of Accenture Digital. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2002, i4C currently provides industry-specific optimization and predictive solutions in vertical industries including Power & Gas, Financial Services, Retail, Manufacturing and Communications. It is a privately held company with over 70 employees, head-quartered in Milan, with offices in Bologna and Rome and a presence in the UK.