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WNS Named a Top Five FAO Market Star Performer for 2009 by Everest

Monday, May 24, 2010
Company Recognized for Its Market Leadership in Finance and Accounting Outsourcing

NEW YORK, NY and MUMBAI, INDIA, May 24, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --WNS (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of business process outsourcing services and solutions was named a 2009 FAO (Finance and Accounting Outsourcing) Market Star Performer by Everest, a global consulting and research firm that analyzes the sourcing market. WNS's strong performance in 2009, including new contract signings and its ability to increase organic growth, contributed to the company's top ranking.

"WNS's commitment to boosting the sales pipeline and achieving organic growth led to our market leadership position," said Sulakshana Patankar, Business Unit Leader, Finance and Accounting Services, WNS Global Services. "We are honored to be recognized as a FAO Market Star Performer along with other industry leaders and are committed to continue to set benchmarks in service delivery."

Everest Global, Inc. identified the top 2009 FAO Market Star Performers based on the relative movement on the Everest PEAK matrix for FAO from 2008 to 2009 of 20+ FAO suppliers. Everest assessed the performance of each of the suppliers across a number of parameters for each of the key dimensions of the PEAK matrix for FAO: market success in 2009 based on ACV growth, number of new contract signings, number of contract extensions and value contract signings in 2009 as well as capability advancements in 2009 based on scale, scope, and delivery footprint expansion and investment in technology.

About WNS

WNS (NYSE: WNS) is a leading global business process outsourcing company. Deep industry and business process knowledge, a partnership approach, comprehensive service offering and a proven track record enables WNS to deliver business value to some of the leading companies in the world. WNS is passionate about building a market-leading company valued by our clients, employees, business partners, investors and communities. For more information, visit

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SOURCE: WNS Global Services