Japan’s Relia to acquire SPi Global’s CRM business in the Philippines

Japanese business process outsourcing (BPO) giant Relia Inc has agreed to acquire the customer relationship management (CRM) business of SPi Global in the Philippines, United States and Nicaragua. SPi CRM is the largest independent CRM outsourcing provider in the Philippines. It has more than 10,000 employees in 11 locations, serving clients across various industries. SPi Global President and CEO Maulik Parekh will continue to lead the SPi CRM business after the transaction. Relia is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and has over 30 BPO centers in Japan, China, Thailand and Vietnam.