Thursday, February 24, 2005

HCL Tech buys Irish BPO firm

Continuing its acquisition spree, HCL Technologies today announced the buyout of AnswerCall Direct contact centre in Northern Ireland in a Rs 29.39 crore deal.

The acquisition has made HCL the largest BPO operation in Ireland.


The acquisition adds 190 more professionals to the HCL team in Northern Ireland, translating into a workforce of 1,800 people.


This is HCL Technologies' third acquisition in the past week. On February 17 and 22, the company acquired the balance stakes in Aquila Technologies Ltd and HCL Enterprise Solutions, making them its wholly-owned subsidiaries.


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