|WNS (HOLDINGS) LTD filed this Form 20-F on 05/16/2018|
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In this annual report, references to US are to the United States of America, its territories and its possessions. References to UK are to the United Kingdom. References to India are to the Republic of India. References to China are to the Peoples Republic of China. References to South Africa are to the Republic of South Africa. References to $ or dollars or US dollars are to the legal currency of the US, references to ₹ or rupees or Indian rupees are to the legal currency of India, references to pound sterling or £ are to the legal currency of the UK, references to pence are to the legal currency of Jersey, Channel Islands, references to Euro are to the legal currency of the European Monetary Union, references to South African rand or R or ZAR are to the legal currency of South Africa, references to A$ or AUD or Australian dollars are to the legal currency of Australia, references to CHF or Swiss Franc are to the legal currency of Switzerland, references to RMB are to the legal currency of China, references to LKR or Sri Lankan rupees are to the legal currency of Sri Lanka and references to NZD or New Zealand Dollar are to the legal currency of New Zealand. Our financial statements are presented in US dollars. Our financial statements included in this annual report are prepared in accordance with the International Financial Reporting Standards and its interpretations (IFRS), as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). Unless otherwise indicated, references to GAAP in this annual report are to IFRS, as issued by the IASB.
References to a particular fiscal year are to our fiscal year ended March 31 of that calendar year. Any discrepancies in any table between totals and sums of the amount listed are due to rounding.
In this annual report, unless otherwise specified or the context requires, the term WNS refers to WNS (Holdings) Limited, a public company incorporated under the laws of Jersey, Channel Islands, and the terms our company, we, our and us refer to WNS (Holdings) Limited and its subsidiaries.
In this annual report, references to Commission are to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
We also refer in various places within this annual report to revenue less repair payments, which is a non-GAAP financial measure that is calculated as (a) revenue less (b) in our auto claims business, payments to repair centers for fault repair cases where we act as the principal in our dealings with the third party repair centers and our clients. This non-GAAP financial information is not meant to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for our financial results prepared in accordance with GAAP.
We refer to information regarding the business process management (BPM) industry, our company and our competitors from market research reports, analyst reports and other publicly available sources. Although we believe that this information is reliable, we have not independently verified the accuracy and completeness of the information. We caution you not to place undue reliance on this data. BPM services are also sometimes referred to as business process outsourcing (BPO) services.
This annual report also includes information regarding the BPM market from the Gartner Inc., Forecast: IT Services, Worldwide, 2016-2022, 1Q18 Update report dated April 3, 2018 by Gartner Inc. (which we refer to herein as the Gartner Report). The Gartner Report described herein contains data, research opinions or viewpoints published, as part of a syndicated subscription service, by Gartner, Inc. (Gartner), and are not representations of fact. The Gartner Report speaks as of its original publication date (and not as of the date of this annual report) and the opinions expressed in the Gartner Report are subject to change without notice.