MphasiS shares jump after Digital Risk buy

Last Updated: Mon, Dec 03, 2012 06:23 hrs

Shares in MphasiS Ltd rose as much as 6.1 percent after the company, a unit of Hewlett-Packard Co, agreed to buy U.S.-based Digital Risk LLC, a mortgage management specialist, for $175 million.

MphasiS said in a statement that Digital Risk is expected to register revenues of $127 million in CY2012.

The company has maintained that it would be looking at acquisitions to utilize the huge cash and cash equivalents of 23 billion rupees on the books.

Shares up 4.24 percent at 404.60 rupees.

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