portfolio firm Quess Corp
said second quarter net profit over four-fold (366 per cent) to Rs 141 crore as it expanded operating margins threefold.
Revenue grew 25.4 per cent to Rs 1274 crore as business expanded across verticals, except in industrials where it saw factories not expanding due to the business environment.
said it increased workforce by half to over 212,500 people as it deployed more resources for clients in e-commerce
and technology firms.
The Bengaluru-based firm
said it is spending around Rs 40 crore to buy 70 per cent stake in Vedang Cellular Services, a firm that builds telecom network products.
"We are pleased with our solid organic growth for Q2’18 despite a challenging economic environment. Quess grew Revenues by 25% YoY and 7% on a QoQ basis. During the quarter, we also successfully completed our first Institutional Placement Programme through which we raised ₹874 crores,’’ Ajit Isaac, CMD and CEO of Quess Corp
said in a statement.