Pune, India and Santa Clara, US

News Summary:

Persistent Systems (BSE & NSE: PERSISTENT), today announced the Company’s audited financial results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2019, as approved by the Board of Directors.

Consolidated Financial Highlights for the Quarter ended June 30, 2019:
Revenue (USD Million)119.621.1%-3.2%
Revenue (INR Million)8,321.140.0%-0.3%
EBITDA (INR Million)1,201.93-5.0%-14.2%
PBT (INR Million)1,097.61-1.4%-7.5%
PAT (INR Million)824.70-2.4%-5.6%

The 29th Annual General Meeting of the Company was held on Wednesday, July 24, 2019.
Update on Share Buyback:

The Company has completed the Buyback on June 27, 2019. The Company purchased and extinguished 3,575,000 equity shares after following the due process. The total number of equity shares outstanding as on June 30, 2019 post buyback stands at 76,425,000.

Christopher O’Connor, CEO & Executive Director, Persistent Systems:

Christopher O’Connor, CEO & Executive Director, Persistent Systems:
“In my first quarter at the company, we found our fundamentals are sound as evidenced by our key wins, outstanding client satisfaction and our total team strength crossing 10,000 employees, a first in our company history. Our focus remains on sustained profitable growth.”

Business Highlights and Awards:
Customer and Partner Highlights
Key wins during the quarter:
  • End-to-end implementation of Salesforce at a leading Indian bank
  • Rejuvenation of multiple applications related to income tax returns, entity lifecycle, capital call and compliance for one of the largest world’s biggest private equity firms
  • Complete product engineering ownership for a leading encryption hardware manufacturer for solutions securing emerging technologies such as cloud, IoT, and blockchain
  • Managed services engagement on AWS for a leading healthcare cloud computing and information security solutions provider
  • Customer relationship analytics solution using Salesforce to deliver insights into sales, marketing, and services for a leading medical device company
  • Continuous Engineering and Collaborative Lifecycle Management licensing engagement for a global automotive supplier headquartered in France
  • Extension of an ongoing Continuous Engineering and Collaborative Lifecycle Management licensing engagement for the biggest provider of information and data services to Britain’s gas market
  • Product Lifecycle Management licensing engagement for the world’s third-largest materials handling systems supplier
About Persistent Systems:

Persistent Systems (BSE & NSE: PERSISTENT) builds software that drives the business of our customers; serving software product companies and enterprises with software at the core of their digital transformation.

Forward-looking and Cautionary Statements: For risks and uncertainties relating to forward-looking statements, please visit FLCS

Media Contacts:

Saviera Barretto
+91 84249 17719

Pulkit Grover
Persistent Systems
+91 86696 70068

Ken Montgomery
Persistent Systems (US)
+1 213 500 8355