EXL Announces Close of Outsource Partners International Acquisition

Jun 01, 2011, 10:00 ET from ExlService Holdings, Inc.

NEW YORK, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ExlService Holdings, Inc. ("EXL") (Nasdaq: EXLS) today announced it has closed its previously announced acquisition of Outsource Partners International ("OPI"), a leading global provider of finance & accounting ("F&A") outsourcing services with approximately 3,700 employees in the United States, Asia and Europe serving roughly 80 clients. 

As a result of the acquisition, EXL establishes itself as one of the leading third-party service providers in F&A outsourcing.  The combination of OPI's end-to-end F&A outsourcing expertise with EXL's own outsourcing and transformation capabilities will create a world-class offering designed specifically to help Chief Financial Officers address their most complex challenges.  The addition of a strong and deep U.S.-based client management team will strengthen EXL's position in the market, and OPI's proprietary technologies and productivity tools help propel EXL's strategic objective of leveraging technology more in service delivery.  EXL welcomes all OPI employees and is pleased that the entire senior management team is joining the leadership of EXL.

Under the terms of the transaction, the enterprise value placed on OPI was $91 million, before working capital adjustments.

About ExlService Holdings, Inc.

ExlService Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXLS) is a leading provider of outsourcing and transformation services. EXL's outsourcing services include a full spectrum of business process outsourcing services from offshore delivery centers requiring ongoing process management skills. Transformation services enable continuous improvement of client processes by bringing together EXL's capabilities in decision analytics, risk and financial management and operations and process excellence services. Headquartered in New York, EXL primarily serves the needs of Global 1000 companies in the insurance, utilities, banking and financial services, transportation and logistics, and travel sectors. Find additional information about EXL at www.exlservice.com.

About Outsource Partners International

Outsource Partners International (OPI) is a professional services firm dedicated to the outsourcing of finance & accounting business processes, analytics, and related consulting and advisory services. OPI has more than 3,700 professionals operating in its offices throughout the United States, India, United Kingdom, Bulgaria and Malaysia. Benefits realized by OPI clients include improved efficiency, effectiveness, flexibility, quality, and compliance. www.opiglobal.com

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