Sunday, October 14, 2012

Telefónica to Sell Call Center Business for EUR 1 Billion

Telefónica agreed to sell its Atento call center business to Bain Capital for EUR 1 billion.

Atento operates 165 contact centers in 17 countries and employs 156,000 employees. The business has 2011 revenue of EUR 1.802 billion from approximately 560 corporate clients.

Under the deal, Telefonica will remain Atento’s service provider for nine years.