Lewis Silkin has advised the shareholders of The Storytellers on their sale to Accenture
03 November 2023
Lewis Silkin has advised the shareholders of creative management consultancy The Storytellers on their sale to Accenture, a leading global professional services company.
Founded in 2003, The Storytellers has a proven track record of helping business leaders with a human-centred approach to activate their transformations and new business strategies. They combine deep expertise in storytelling with facilitation, skills-building, creative communications, and immersive digital and live event production, to help leaders create and deliver a compelling, action-oriented narrative that motivates their colleagues and customers.
The sale of The Storytellers to Accenture develops the narratives of both organisations to accelerate transformational change and boost performance.
The Lewis Silkin team was led by Partner Jo Evans with corporate support from, Legal Directors Francesca Ainsworth and Sadiq Tajbhai, Associates Ayesha Chanda, Michael Birchall and Sophie Massing, and tax support from Partner Matthew Rowbotham.
Commenting on the deal, Lewis Silkin’s Jo Evans said:
It was a pleasure and privilege to work with Chris and The Storytellers team. We acted for The Storytellers on its first shareholders agreement and so it’s very special to have advised them on this transaction. We are excited to see what the future holds for them and their continued success in helping business leaders accelerate their transformation strategies - their future is bright.
Commenting on the deal, CEO of The Storytellers Chris Spencer said:
Jo and the Lewis Silkin team have been invaluable in supporting the growth of The Storytellers over the course of many years. They have expertly navigated through various challenges and numerous opportunities with the utmost professionalism. Working alongside this exceptional team is always an absolute pleasure. Their unwavering dedication and guidance have played a significant role in our success - we are truly grateful for their support.