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Last Updated : Jan 24, 2017 10:50 AM IST | Source: CNBC-TV18

To sustain Q3 growth momentum in Q4FY17: L&T Infotech

Given the growth trend for the first 9 months, Sanjay Jalona, CEO & MD, L&T Infotech is confident of beating industry growth in FY17.

L&T Infotech reported a mixed set of third quarter numbers with revenue and profits coming in higher than estimates but margins missing,

Speaking to CNBC-TV18's Farah Bookwala Vohra Sanjay Jalona, CEO  & MD, L&T Infotech said the real world expertise, depth of the verticals and focus on micro verticals helped maintain performance in Q3 despite it being a traditionally weak quarter for the industry.

Investments in five areas – automation, digital, analytics, internet of things (IoT) and cloud along with sales execution helped services portfolio.

L&T Infotech, the IT services arm of Larsen & Toubro group reported 10.5 percent growth in net profit at Rs 248 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2016.


Ashok Kumar Sonthalia, CFO, L&T Infotech is also confident of the third quarter momentum continuing in the fourth quarter.  

Given the growth trend for the first 9 months, Jalona is confident of beating industry growth in FY17, adding that the company has made three large deals this quarter. The benefits of that will start flowing from the first quarter of FY18.

He also said, the Mindcraft programme with the focus on top 50 accounts has also started bearing fruit.

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First Published on Jan 24, 2017 10:49 am