Tata Consultancy Services has made an official announcement that – it has signed definitive agreements with Mitsubishi Corporation (MC), one of Japan’s largest integrated business enterprises to be able to merge TCS Japan, ITF and NTSC. TCS will hold 51% in the merged entity, MC to hold 49%.
N. Chandrasekaran, CEO & Managing Director, TCS, alleged that, “This strategic transaction signifies our serious commitment to the Japan market. TCS will now have the scale, strong local presence and our full range of global capabilities to serve the Japanese corporations effectively and accelerate our growth in the Japan market. We deeply value the partnership with Mitsubishi Corporation and look forward to leveraging our mutual strengths in the Japan market.”
The transaction will go on to create a new IT services company of significant scale in the Japanese market. ITF brings its long-standing relationships with Japanese corporations, talented workforce and competencies in industries like retail, distribution and trading. This will complement TCS’ deep domain knowledge, technology expertise and strong execution track record. TCS’ Global Network Delivery Model (GNDMTM) capabilities will also facilitate the Japanese corporations’ globalization ambitions. The company will afford tremendous additional value to clients in Japan, while employees will secure the advantages of building their careers in a global organization.
The merged entities from their corresponding ends would however be operational from July 2014.