Huron Consulting Group announced it has purchased a consulting firm in Saudi Arabia as the Chicago-based company expands its operations in the Middle East.
Huron bought Nextmove, Riyadh, to create a scalable presence in the rapidly growing region using local talent, according to a company news release. Terms of the sale were not disclosed.
Nextmove has about 35 employees with offices in Riyadh; Amman, Jordan; and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Huron also opened an office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in conjunction with the purchase. -- by Joe Carlson