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Scandent BPO arm wins Rs 170-cr deal

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Bangalore , Nov. 8

SCANDENT Solutions Corporation has announced that its subsidiary, Cambridge Integrated Services Victoria Pty Limited, has been awarded a $37.7-million (Rs 170-crore) contract by the New South Wales Work Cover Authority.

The three-year contract will be for processing workers' compensation claims. It will give Cambridge Australia an eight per cent share of the workers' compensation claims processing market in the State, said a release issued by the company.

The company recently merged with Cambridge Services Holdings LLC to form an entity named Cambridge Solutions Limited. Scandent Solutions offers business consulting, application implementation, software engineering, maintenance and support services, whereas Cambridge provides high-end BPO services for insurance, financial services and healthcare firms, as well as specialised insurance claims management.

The company also announced the opening of a new BPO centre in Sydney with 150 staff. It has a centre in Victoria.

Mr Chris Sinclair, Executive Chairman and CEO, Scandent Solutions, said, "This win underlines the success of our strategy of being able to service large clients across the globe by leveraging our combined scale and our best in class delivery capabilities. This win is also a re-enforcement of our ability to undertake and deliver complex high-end knowledge based outsourcing engagements.''

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