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The Hackett Group to Present at the Midwest IDEAS Investor Conference on August 26th in Chicago
|By Business Wire
|August 25, 2014 04:05 PM EDT
The Hackett Group, Inc. (HCKT), today announced that Ted A.
Fernandez, Chairman & CEO, will present at the Midwest IDEAS Investor
Conference on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at the Hard Rock Hotel in
Chicago, Illinois. The Hackett Group's presentation is scheduled to
begin at 8:00 am CT. The presentation will be webcast live and may be
accessed at the conference website, www.IDEASConferences.com,
or in the investor relations section of the company's website: www.thehackettgroup.com.
About The Hackett Group
Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT), a
global strategic business
advisory and business transformation and technology consulting firm,
is a leader in best practice advisory, benchmarking, and transformation
consulting services including enterprise performance management and
business intelligence, strategy and operations, working capital
management, shared services and globalization advice. Utilizing best
practices and implementation insights from more than 10,000 benchmarking
engagements, executives use The Hackett Group's empirically-based
approach to quickly define and implement initiatives to enable
world-class performance. Through its REL group, The Hackett Group offers
working capital solutions focused on delivering significant cash flow
improvements. Through its Archstone Consulting group, The Hackett Group
offers Strategy & Operations consulting services in the Consumer and
Industrial Products, Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing and Financial
Services industry sectors. Through its Hackett ERP Solutions group, The
Hackett Group offers business application consulting and application
management services that help maximize returns on IT investments. The
Hackett Group has completed benchmark studies with over 3,500 major
corporations and government agencies, including 97% of the Dow Jones
Industrials, 83% of the Fortune 100, 87% of the DAX 30 and 48% of the
More information on The Hackett Group is available: by phone at (770)
225-7300; by e-mail at [email protected].
About IDEAS Investor Conferences
The mission of the IDEAS Conferences is to provide independent regional
venues for quality companies to present their investment merits to an
influential audience of investment professionals. Unlike traditional
bank-sponsored events, IDEAS Investor Conferences are “Sponsored BY
the Buyside FOR the Buyside” and for the benefit of regional
investment communities. Conference sponsors collectively have more than
$200 Billion in assets under management and include: Barrow Hanley
Mewhinney & Strauss, Eagle Boston Investment Management, Granahan
Investment Management, Marble Harbor Investment Counsel, Gabelli Asset
Management, GRT Capital Partners, LLC, Keeley Asset Management, Hodges
Capital Management, Luther King Capital Management, Allianz Global
Investors: NFJ Investment Group, Perritt Capital Management, Fidelity
Investments, Ironwood Investment Management, Great Lakes Advisors, RENN
Capital, Ariel Investments, Invicta Capital Management, LLC,
William Harris Investors, Greenbrier Partners Capital Management, LLC,
First Wilshire Securities Management, Inc., Constitution Research &
Management , Inc.
The IDEAS Investor Conferences are held annually in Boston, Chicago and
Dallas and are produced by Three Part Advisors, LLC. Additional
information about the events can be located at www.IDEASconferences.com.
This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the
meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and
involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that
may cause The Hackett Group's actual results, performance or
achievements to be materially different from the results, performance or
achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements.
Factors that impact such forward-looking statements include, among
others, the ability of our products, services, or offerings mentioned in
this release to deliver the desired effect, our ability to effectively
integrate acquisitions into our operations, our ability to retain
existing business, our ability to attract additional business, our
ability to effectively market and sell our product offerings and other
services, the timing of projects and the potential for contract
cancellations by our customers, changes in expectations regarding the
business consulting and information technology industries, our ability
to attract and retain skilled employees, possible changes in collections
of accounts receivable due to the bankruptcy or financial difficulties
of our customers, risks of competition, price and margin trends, foreign
currency fluctuations, changes in general economic conditions and
interest rates, our ability to obtain debt financing through additional
borrowings under an amendment to our existing credit facility as well as
other risks detailed in our Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the
most recent fiscal year filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission. We undertake no obligation to update or revise publicly any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information,
future events or otherwise, except as required by law.
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