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Everstone to invest Rs 403 crore in Servion GLobal

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November 24, 2014 | COMMENTS ( 0 )

Everstone to invest Rs 403 crore in Servion GLobal

Everstone Capital, along with Solmark, has signed an agreement to invest INR 403 crore (USD 66million) for acquiring a controlling stake in Serviont Global Solutions Ltd (Serviont). The investment has been done through Evertech Pte Ltd, the Everstone Group's technology investing platform.

Serviont specialises in delivering cutting edge 'Customer Interaction Management (CIM) solutions and applications for companies, enhancing customer interactions via the phone, internet, email, chat and social media. The company has revenues exceeding INR350 crore in FY2014, a marquee customer base and global footprint of more than 60 countries. 

Prateek Dhawan, Managing Director, Everstone, who led this transactionand will be joining the board of the company, said, "Servion's cutting edge solutions and outstanding management team offer a unique and strong investment opportunity. Combining efforts with our long standing friends and partners at Solmark will enable us to propel the company's growth to the next level."

Balakrishnan K., CEO & Managing Director, Servion, said, "Servion is at an inflection point today.  We aim to widen our footprint, design and adopt new age technologies, deepen our understanding of customer problems and as a result, positively impact every single interaction happening across the world. To enable us to get there, we need to make strategic investments in several critical areas, and this partnership with Everstone and Solmark will help us address that. We are excited about the partnership and we trust that their combined expertise, experience, and track record of partnering with management teams will help us achieve the shared vision of building a leading global business."

PuneetPushkarna, General Partner, Solmark, said, "We look forward to workingwith the talented management team and employees atServion to accelerate the company's growth and strengthen its leadership as a complete CIM solution provider. We are also excited to work with our friends at Everstone as partners and co-investors."

Prateek Dhawan, Managing Director, Everstone and PuneetPushkarna, General Partner, Solmark will be joining the board of Serviont. The transaction, which was advised by Avendus Capital, will provide an exit to most of the existing financial investors and non-working promoters.

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