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NIIT Technologies Reports Strong Second Quarter FY ‘12 Revenue Performance

NIIT Technologies Reports Strong Second Quarter FY ‘12 Revenue Performance

Secures three large contracts, builds significant order book

New Delhi, October 18th 2011, Tuesday:

NIIT Technologies Ltd.(NSE:NIITTECH), a leading global IT solutions organization, today announced its consolidated financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2011, representing a sequential revenue increase of 12.9% to Rs. 371 Crores.

The Company secured a record $ 200m of fresh orders during the quarter.

Performance highlights:

  • Consolidated Revenues up 12.9% QoQ to Rs. 371 Crores
  • Net Profit up 11.2 % QoQ to Rs. 46 Crores
  • 7 new customers added
  • Established a strategic partnership with Morris Communications in USA
  • Acquired Proyecta Sistemas de Informacion S.A., a software services company in Spain

“All-round growth in each geography has contributed to the strong revenue growth” said Arvind Thakur, Chief Executive Officer, NIIT Technologies Ltd. “The strong order intake will support the sustained growth momentum for the Company”.

Operating Profits stood at Rs. 55 Crores and Profit After Tax at Rs. 46 Crores.

JULY-SEP 2011-12 Quarter Performance at a Glance
 Qtr ended
Sep 30, 2010
Rs. Cr
Qtr ended
Sep 30, 2011
Rs. Cr
Growth
YoY
Consolidated Revenues 324.6371.114.3%
Operating Profit59.355 *-7.25 %
Operating Margins 18.3%14.8% *(345 bps)
Profit After Tax43.545.85.1%
* Includes one-time expense of Rs. 119 m on account of legal and professional services for Morris Communications and Proyecta.

 

$ 200m of fresh order intake included seven significant customer wins, resulting in $ 232m of executable order book over the next 12 months. Two customers were added each in BFSI and Government. One customer was added in Manufacturing, TTL and others respectively.

The Company had recently announced its strategic partnership with Morris Communications to provide integrated IT & BPO services.

The Company also secured major contracts from Police Department for implementing the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS) for two states. CCTNS is one of the most important mission mode programmes under NeGP, Govt. of India. NIIT Technologies leveraged its experience of successful implementations of IT solutions for defense and paramilitary forces.

“Record order intake of $200m will accelerate revenue growth” said Mr. Rajendra S. Pawar, Chairman, NIIT Technologies Ltd.

Business in the US and EMEA contributed to 37% and 38% respectively of the total revenue share, while the revenue share from APAC stood at 13% and India at 12%. Among industry segments, BFSI contributing to 39% of revenues, Travel & Transport contributed to 36% and Manufacturing/Distribution at 8%.

During the quarter, the Company acquired Proyecta Sistemas de Informacion S.A. (Proyecta), a software services company in Spain, specializing in Travel and Financial Services. This strengthens NIIT Technologies front-end capabilities for larger European engagements and offers a gateway to the traditional Spanish-speaking markets in Latin America.

Net employee additions during the quarter were 468 employees, taking the total headcount to 6733 employees.

Acknowledgements during the quarter

  • NIIT Technologies ranked in Top 20 Best IT Employers in DQ-CMR Best Employers Survey 2011
  • Conferred with “Excellence in Training” Award at ASIA’s Best Employer Brand Awards 2011
  • The Company’s Chief People Officer, Rosita Rabindra was awarded “HR Leadership” Award at ASIA’s Best Employer Brand Awards 2011 ” report

 

About NIIT Technologies
NIIT Technologies is a leading IT solutions organization, servicing customers in North America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia. It offers services in Application Development and Maintenance, Managed Services, IP Asset or Platform Solutions, and Business Process Outsourcing to organizations in the Financial Services, Travel & Transportation, Manufacturing/Distribution, Healthcare and Government sectors. The Company adheres to major global benchmarks and standards, having secured the ISO 9001:2000 certifications and the ISO: 27001 Information Security Management accreditation. NIIT Technologies also follows global standards of development. It has been assessed at Level 5 of SEI CMMi version 1.2. NIIT Technologies Business Process Outsourcing conforms to the highest quality standards such as COPC and Six Sigma. Its data centre operations are assessed at the international ISO 20000 IT management standards.

For further information, please visit www.niit-tech.com

Safe Harbor
Certain statements in this release are forward-looking statements. The business involves various risks, and uncertainties that could result in the actual results to differ materially from those indicated here. All forward looking statements made herein are based on information presently available to the management of the Company and the Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by or on behalf of the Company.

For media queries please contact:

Shweta Kaura
Corporate Communications
NIIT Technologies Ltd.
+91 11 40570629
shweta.kaura@niit-tech.com

 

Jyotsna Nanda/ Chiranjeeta Borah
Candour Communications
+91 98104 99625/9818661995
jyotsna@candour.co.in
chiranjeeta@candour.co.in

For investor queries please contact:

Abhinandan Singh
Head – Investor Relations & Special Projects
NIIT Technologies Ltd.
+91 9820293450
Abhinandan.singh@niit-tech.com
investors@niit-tech.com