Tech Mahindra acquires Activus Connect for $62 million

Tech Mahindra will use Activus Connect’s AI-powered compliance analytics platform to render a secure cloud-based ecosystem

Tech Mahindra has acquired Activus Connect, a work at home customer experience management solutions firm, for $62 million. The acquisition strengthens the company’s end-to-end CX portfolio and expands the company’s capabilities in emerging workplace solutions. Headquartered in the US, Activus Connect has 1,750 employees, and in 2020, it reported revenues of $17 million.

Tech Mahindra will use Activus Connect’s AI-powered compliance analytics platform – SmartVirtual, to render a secure cloud-based ecosystem of technologies, virtual management practices and analytics.

With this acquisition, Tech Mahindra can now offer multichannel, multilingual, voice & non-voice customer care, retention, sales, social media moderation and technical support to customers.

Vivek Agarwal, President – BFSI, HLS and Corporate Development, Tech Mahindra, 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.”

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.

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