o Creation of a subsidiary in Morocco
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CCA International, specialized in outsourced customer relations management, achieved 2007 sales of ¤ 68.5 million. On a like-for-like basis, corresponding to the Group current structure excluding CCA West, a non strategic subsidiary disposed on 30 June 2007, sales are in line with 2006.
Group Sales break down may be analysed by geographic region as follows:
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In terms of seasonality, sales break down as follows:
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CCA International did not achieve its organic growth target.
Operations in France represent 75% of the Group's Sales. On a like-for-like basis, the Sales decline of 3.4%, mainly because of the poor business development performance.
However, new contracts signed at the end of the year should gain momentum from the first half of 2008.
In addition, France Telecom renewed its contract with CCA International in 2007 for a three years period.
International operations, which represent 25% of the Group's Sales, increased by nearly 12% year-on-year. This run-up relates primarily to the 43% growth of the UK subsidiary, that opened a new site in Bristol. The Spanish subsidiary delivered as well more that 10% growth.
Creation of a subsidiary in Morocco
To enhance its near-shore offering, CCA International has created a subsidiary in Morocco, launching its activities in Tangiers.
New reference shareholder
Fonds Partenaire Gestion and LFPI - private equity vehicles of the Lazard Group - became core shareholder of CCA International, investing via the holding Finapertel, in which the Management of the Group is also involved.
This major change will enable the Group to continue its strategy of strengthening its presence on key European markets through both organic and external growth, as well as developing its offshore offering.
About CCA International...CCA International, a company specialising in Contact Center management chaired by Jean Pierre Cismaresco, offers a complete portfolio of services, ranging from outsourced management and customer relations (teleservice) to telesales and pre-sales operations (telemarketing), with high added value in terms of sales generation. CCA International is a European leader with prestigious references such as HP, Orange, General Motors, BT, Renault, SFR, 9Cegetel, Grupo Planeta, Caixa Catalunya, 118 218, Canal +, etc...
CCA International is listed in Eurolist Compartment C of the Euronext Paris Stock Exchange (ISIN code: FR0000078339 - CCA - Reuters KLCA.LN) and is a component of the NextEconomy segment.
For further information, please contact the Company head office at 26 rue Cambacérès, 75008 PARIS, or visit the website: www.clientcenteralliance.com
|CLIENT CENTER ALLIANCE
Jean Pierre CISMARESCO
Chairman of Management Board
Tel : +33 (0) 1 53 05 75 75
Tel : +33 (0) 1 53 67 36 36
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