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Acquisition to bolster Tech Mahindra’s capabilities in emerging workplace solutions

Bengaluru, NFAPost: Tech Mahindra, a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting, and business re-engineering services and solutions, announced that it has acquired a 100% stake in Activus Connect, a provider of work at home customer experience management solutions. The acquisition will bolster Tech Mahindra’s capabilities in emerging workplace solutions and strengthen end-to-end CX portfolio.

The acquisition will augment Tech Mahindra’s position as a leading digital transformation enabler in the Work at Home Customer Experience Management domain. Additionally, Tech Mahindra will leverage Activus Connect’s customizable omni-channels and AI-powered compliance analytics platform, SmartVirtual™, to render a secure cloud-based ecosystem of technologies, analytics, and virtual management practices. This will enable friendly, smart, efficient, and effective outcomes for consumers across the globe.

Tech Mahindra President – BFSI, HLS and Corporate Development Vivek Agarwal said WAH CXM is undergoing disruptive changes due to the pandemic and has given rise to exponential demand in the market.

“The acquisition of Activus will fill a whitespace, with their unique delivery model, disruptive platform, and expertise in the WAH CXM industry that will add significant value to Tech Mahindra’s offerings and capabilities. We welcome Activus employees into the Tech Mahindra family and look forward to achieve great success together,” said Tech Mahindra President – BFSI, HLS and Corporate Development Vivek Agarwal.

Founded in 2018 to reimagine the customer experience, Activus Connect offers outsourced customer experience (CX) solutions and SmartVirtual™ technology to support and elevate chat, email, phone, text, video, and social experiences.

The acquisition will enable Tech Mahindra to offer multilingual, multichannel, voice & non-voice customer care, sales, retention, social media moderation and technical support to customers across verticals.

Activus Connect Chief Executive Officer Felix Serrano said the company could not be more excited about the significance of today’s announcement, and what it means for its valued team members, customers, and the Tech Mahindra family.

“As a leading provider of employee based, 100% work-at-home solutions, the synergies between Activus Connect & Tech Mahindra will usher in a new chapter of Customer Experience Management (CXM) powered by Virtual CX. I see today as the beginning of a new-new, a realization that Virtual CX is core to the continued evolution of our industry,” said Activus Connect Chief Executive Officer Felix Serrano.

Tech Mahindra Business Head, Business Process Services, Birendra Sen said in line with its strategy of expanding the US presence to provide high quality digital customer experience services, Tech Mahindra is very happy to welcome the Activus Connect team to the Tech Mahindra family.

“This acquisition will enable our customers to rapidly scale and operate by leveraging the Work at Home model. We believe that together we will continue to push the limits on providing superior outcomes for our customer,” said Tech Mahindra Business Head, Business Process Services, Birendra Sen.

As part of the NXT.NOWTM framework, Tech Mahindra aims to enhance human centric experiences for businesses. This means focusing on investing in emerging technologies and solutions that enable digital transformation to better meet the evolving needs of its customers through our DigitALL framework.

About Activus Connect

Activus Connect provides specialized customer experience and customer care solutions for a digital world. We are the evolution of the traditional BPO-Contact Center, leveraging what we refer to as SmartVirtual™, the most advanced approach to outsourced CX service delivery in the industry.

The company’s operation spans the continental United States, and Puerto Rico, where our +1700 remote Ambassadors provide unparalleled levels of customer support. Everyone at Activus lives the ethos of Elevating Experiences™, which applies to our employees, our clients, and with every customer interaction.

About Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra offers innovative and customer -centric digital experiences, enabling enterprises, associates and the society to Rise. The company is $5.1 billion organisation with 141,100+ professionals across 90 countries helping 1123 global customers, including Fortune 500 companies. We are focused on leveraging next-generation technologies including 5G, Blockchain, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, and more, to enable end-to-end digital transformation for global customers.

Tech Mahindra is one of the fastest growing brands and amongst the top 15 IT service providers globally. Tech Mahindra has consistently emerged as a leader in sustainability and is recognized amongst the ‘2021 Global 100 Most sustainable corporations in the World’ by Corporate Knights.

With the NXT.NOWTM framework, Tech Mahindra aims to enhance ‘Human Centric Experience’ for our ecosystem and drive collaborative disruption with synergies arising from a robust portfolio of companies. Tech Mahindra aims at delivering tomorrow’s experiences today, and believes that the ‘Future is Now’.

The company is part of the Mahindra Group, founded in 1945, one of the largest and most admired multinational federation of companies with 260,000 employees in over 100 countries. It enjoys a leadership position in farm equipment, utility vehicles, information technology and financial services in India and is the world’s largest tractor company by volume.

It has a strong presence in renewable energy, agriculture, logistics, hospitality and real estate. The Mahindra Group has a clear focus on leading ESG globally, enabling rural prosperity and enhancing urban living, with a goal to drive positive change in the lives of communities and stakeholders to enable them to Rise.

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