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Pininfarina expects revenues to double to $1 bn in 3-5 yrs

Press Trust of India  |  Geneva 

Italian firm is eyeing USD 1 billion in revenues, in partnership with Tech Mahindra's engineering division, over the next 3-5 years.

The two companies together generate around USD 500 million a year from their design and engineering

expects the venture to grow to USD 1 billion in 3-5 years. "When I say USD 1 billion, it is combining the engineering services of with our own So that is feasible," he told on the sidelines of Geneva Motor Show.

currently owns around 76 per cent stake in the Turin-based firm which is known for design work for iconic brands such as Ferrari, and

At present, generates around 10 per cent of the revenues from Italy, 30 per cent from Europe, and the remaining 60 per cent from rest of the world.

In India, the company is working with "no more than two clients" currently, Angori said.

Pininfarina, which became a part of the in late 2015, has been able to regain financial stability and is now looking to strengthen its non-automotive businesses as well.

In India, it is eyeing opportunities in sectors like railways, and infrastructure development, Angori said.

When asked about Pininfarina's over two-year association with Mahindra group, Angori said the Indian firm has helped the company regain financial stability besides helping it to reach out to clients which were earlier out of reach.

"has given us financial stability and it has led us to unlock so much of the potential we had," Angori said.

Both the companies have the same values and founding principles and this has helped Pininfarina flourish, he added.

"We have around 110 clients and that number has increased in the last two years by about 20 per cent," Angori said.

Commenting on the synergies with Tech Mahindra, he said that while Pininfarina does the physical design, the digital part of the job is taken care by the

"No other company in the world has the capability like us," Angori said.

had announced the acquisition of Pininfarina in late 2015 for an overall outgo of over EUR 50 million after months of negotiations.

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First Published: Sun, March 11 2018. 11:30 IST