This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
See Cramer's multi-million dollar portfolio for FREE and get his new book Get Rich Carefully! Learn More

Huron Consulting Group To Acquire Blue Stone International

Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Blue Stone International, LLC, a provider of Oracle professional services supporting enterprise performance management, information management and business intelligence solutions.

"Blue Stone is a highly respected Oracle Platinum Partner with a strong track record of growth built on providing integrated solutions to address clients’ complex decision-support needs. Our respective areas of expertise are complementary, and our cultures and management styles are well matched,” said James H. Roth, chief executive officer and president, Huron Consulting Group. "The acquisition will supplement our value-driven offerings within the higher education and healthcare markets, and enhance Blue Stone’s ability to continue to serve the office of the CFO across a diverse set of industries.”

“We are excited to join Huron and expand our CFO centric service capabilities to offer companies a comprehensive and integrated solution to both their business intelligence and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) needs,” said Jay Laabs, managing director and founder, Blue Stone International. “Huron and Blue Stone share a common set of values, and when we combine forces we will be able to expand our relationships with existing and new clients.”

Blue Stone was founded by professionals with deep expertise in Oracle’s Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) technologies, corporate finance, and consulting. The firm’s focus is on helping Chief Financial Officers better understand their businesses, which has fostered steady growth of Blue Stone’s client base and revenue over the past eight years. When the company becomes a part of Huron, the Blue Stone team will continue providing business intelligence capabilities, advisory services and analytic solutions to the C-Suite, including strategic modeling, budgeting, forecasting and other business analytic services. The business offering will strengthen Huron’s existing work in this same space within higher education and healthcare, and also serve as a platform for growth in other industries such as banking, hospitality, insurance, oil and gas, real estate, retail, and utilities.

Stock quotes in this article: HURN 

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
DOW 16,408.54 -16.31 -0.10%
S&P 500 1,864.85 +2.54 0.14%
NASDAQ 4,095.5160 +9.2910 0.23%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto
Advertising Partners

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs