Press Release

Norway’s largest financial group DNB selects TCS as its IT Transformation Partner

TCS announces that it has been selected by DNB to drive the company’s strategic transformation by leveraging Information Technology (IT).
  • Six-year multi-million euro deal to deliver application services
  • Transformation initiative is part of DNB’s strategic vision to rank amongst Europe’s most efficient digital banks

Oslo | Stockholm | Copenhagen | Helsinki | Mumbai, September 3, 2013: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading IT services, business solutions and consultancy firm, today, announced that it has been selected by DNB to drive the company’s strategic transformation by leveraging Information Technology (IT). The six-year managed services contract comprises delivery of application maintenance and development services across DNB’s IT portfolio, spanning channels, core-banking and master data areas.

“Selecting TCS as our IT partner is an important and concrete step in DNB’s transformation process. It will lead to increased stability in IT operations, high degree of efficiency and easy access to competencies and skills across the entire IT area, which spans various technologies used in DNB’s business units. It was important for DNB to select the right long-term partnership as this directly affects how we deliver future solutions to our customers. In TCS we have found the capabilities and experience that we were looking for,” said Liv Fiksdahl, Head, IT & Operations, DNB.

“The financial services sector is heavily affected by the confluence of technology, evolution of regulatory requirements and change in customer behavior. We see DNB being on the forefront of driving the actual execution that this new environment requires and are committed to working with them in their transformational journey toward becoming Europe’s most efficient digital bank,” said Amit Bajaj, Head, TCS North Europe.

Present in the Nordic region since 1991, TCS has continuously invested in the market locally to deliver consistent results to its customers. TCS’ Nordic operations comprise over 5500 professionals working across Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland, servicing leading Nordic companies. Its scale of operations has doubled since 2010 in the region with a significant increase in local hiring. TCS had been selected as the Nordic leader in customer satisfaction across various surveys for the fourth consecutive year.

About DNB
DNB is Norway’s largest financial services group, with 32% market share in the retail market in Norway, and a total group assets exceeding 2,000 billion NOK. The DNB Group offers a full range of financial services – including loans, savings, advisory services, insurance and pension products for retail and corporate customers and the public sector through a strong distribution network comprising 200 branches in Norway, and in-store postal and banking outlets in more than 2000 shops. Beyond Norway, DNB has presence is 19 countries. DNB group has over 13 000 talented employees who live to deliver strong customer orientation through its vision ”Creating value through the art of serving the customer.”

About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS)
Tata Consultancy Services is an
IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global business, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT, BPO, infrastructure, engineering and assurance services. This is delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model™, recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 276,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 44 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $11.6 billion for year ended March 31, 2013 and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com.

TCS Media Contacts:

Nordic:
Email:
sol@morsingpr.dk | kristina@morsingpr.dk
Phone:
+45 20 10 44 20 | +45 53 61 02 00

Europe & UK:
Email: abhinav.kumar@tcs.com | ashish.babu@tcs.com
Phone: +32 2282 1927 | +44 207 245 1800

Global:
Email: pradipta.bagchi@tcs.com
Phone: +91 22 6778 9999

India:
Email:
h.ramachandra@tcs.com | shamala.p@tcs.com
Phone: +91 22 6778 9078 | +91 22 6778 9081

USA / Canada:
Email:
m.mccabe@tcs.com
Phone: +1 646 313 4594

Asia Pacific:
Email:
sean.davidson@tcs.com
Phone: +65 9139 3668

Australia and New Zealand:
Email: alex.goldrick@tcs.com
Phone: +61 (2) 8456 2800

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