News : Telus Corp Hikes Dividend, Sells Part of International Call-centre unit to Asian Firm
Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 5, 2016 -- Telus Corp. has agreed to sell 35 per cent of its international call-centre and outsourcing subsidiary to an Asian private equity firm.
Telus International currently employs about 22,000 people in the United States, Philippines, Canada, Europe and Central America.
It was formed in 2005 to provide customer service, information technology and business process services to companies in various industries.
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Vancouver-based Telus will continue to own 65 per cent of Telus International.
Telus president and chief executive Darren Entwistle noted that the company has faced economic challenges, particularly in Alberta, but remains operationally resilient.
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About TELUS International:
TELUS International - a global contact center outsourcing, BPO and ITO company with delivery centers around the world, including in Canada, the United States, Central America, Europe and Asia. TELUS International is the global arm of TELUS, one of Canada’s largest telecom companies.
Published: Monday, May 9, 2016