eFunds invests $3.4 mln in new India call centre

Wednesday 16 January 2002 09:47 CET | News

eFunds Corp, on Wednesday said it has opened its second Indian call center in Bombay at an investment of $3.4 million.

The centre, operated by its subsidiary eFunds International India, has a capacity of 200 seats with the option of going up to 400 seats, officials said. eFunds first call centre, set up with an investment of $4.5 million, is located nearby and offers telemarketing services for U.S.-based West TeleServices. Besides call centres, eFunds also operates an IT-enabled services center in Gurgaon near Delhi and two software development centres in Madras in south India. eFunds which was spun off from Deluxe Corp (NYSE:DLX - news), the leading U.S. check printer, went public in June 2000 and expects to have closed 2001 with $515 million in revenue. India is increasingly being used by many global companies as a centre for remote IT-enabled services which entail offering customer service and office backoffice functions from outside client sites using telecoms and the Internet.

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