News : Japan-Based Relia, Inc. to Acquire SPi Global's Customer Relationship Management Business
Manila, Philippines, July 22, 2016 -- Relia, Inc., a BPO company in Japan, has entered into a definitive agreement with SPi Global to acquire its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) business in the Philippines, United States and Nicaragua.
The CRM business under the legal entity SPi CRM, Inc. is an independent Customer Relationship Management outsourcing provider in the Philippines. .
With this transaction, Maulik Parekh, President and CEO of SPi Global will continue to lead the SPi CRM business.
Jun Nakagome, Relia's President said, "SPi CRM is a natural and strategic fit for Relia. Maulik and his management team has built a strong company with a culture similar to ours focused on creating significant value for its employees, its clients and its investors. With our combined strengths, we will give birth to one of Asia's biggest BPO providers with over 30,000 employees in over forty locations serving 700 clients globally, many of them Fortune 100 companies."
Maulik Parekh commented, "This transaction not only combines Relia's leadership in the Japanese market with SPi CRM's complementary footprint in the United States, Latin America, the Philippines, and the rest of the Asia Pacific region, but also creates a distinct platform leveraging Relia's advanced CRM technology together with SPi CRM's unique operational DNA. With this enhanced footprint and capabilities, we are confident that together with the Relia Group, we will achieve greater heights."
Mr. Parekh will continue to be a board member of SPi Technologies, Inc., the Content Solutions business of SPi Global.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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About Relia, Inc.:
Relia, Inc. established in 1987 is a leading BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) service company, operating over 30 centers in Japan with approximately 20,000 employees across the group, providing customer support service, such as contact center, field operation service and web marketing, etc. for Japanese blue-chip companies and multi-national enterprises. Relia, Inc. is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The company name was changed from Moshi Moshi Hotline to Relia in October 2015.
About SPi Global:
SPi Global Solutions is one of the world's largest and most diversified Knowledge Process Outsourcing and Customer Interaction service providers in the industry in terms of clients, geographic presence, and capabilities with more than 14,000 dedicated employees globally. For more than 30 years, we have been offering Fortune 500 companies a full roster of high quality, innovative, end-to-end solutions. Our clients look to us for: 22a wide range of voice and non-voice BPO solutions 22the broadest global delivery network with 24 locations spanning North America, Europe, and Asia 22the ability to effectively combine deep domain knowledge with our core capabilities to deliver high quality, single source solutions that provide cost-efficiencies, scalability and exceptional customer care.
Published: Monday, July 25, 2016