Revenue grew strong 10% YoY with 48% growth in BPO segment (including export incentives). Rating segment grew moderate 7% YoY. Absence of costs attributed to ICTEAS (sold in Sept 16) led to lower operating costs and EBITDA margin expanding to 41%.
Stable revenue streams across segments; and Debt Issuances across thecorporations to improve revenues for ICRA: The company has posted a revenue growth of 13.8% for FY15. The revenue for ICRA is derived mostly from the core ratings and research services (56.7%), consulting services (9.2%), outsourced and information services (10.5%) and Professional and IT services (23.6%). The revenues are likely to grow around 9.6% for FY16E, 10.8% for FY17E and 14.0% for FY18E. Improvement in credit-off take is likely to boost the rating business across all the sectors in the years to come.