EAGAN, Minn. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Stream Global Services, Inc., today announced that the company has completed its acquisition of all the outstanding share capital of LBM Holdings Limited and related LBM group companies.
LBM is a premier demand and lead generation solutions provider that designs and delivers complete customer lifecycle solutions for U.K. and global business-to-consumer and business-to-business brands. LBM has approximately 2,500 employees across six locations in the United Kingdom, providing solutions for companies in a range of industries, including telecommunications, financial services, utilities, automotive and retail.
Stream is a global business process outsourcing services firm that provides sales, customer care, and technical support services to many of the best-known Fortune 1000 companies. Stream operates more than 50 service centers globally with more than 37,000 employees worldwide.
Stream expects the acquisition to enhance its sales and revenue generation service offerings. The transaction will allow Stream to offer a full suite of demand and lead generation capabilities to clients and prospective business partners. Stream currently delivers sales and related services through its proprietary StreamSELLER service offering. By adding the LBM lead generation capability, Stream expects to deliver a more comprehensive sales solution for the company’s global clients.
“This transaction is about delivering greater value to our clients and long-term growth for our company,” said Stream Chairman and CEO Kathy Marinello. “LBM has proven experience in creating highly precise target lists of people who will be more inclined to buy products and services, which will further enhance the StreamSELLER offering. StreamSELLER focuses on everything involved with the sales process, from recruiting, hiring and training the right people to the consistent use of proven sales behaviors that close more sales with greater predictability. LBM’s people, expertise and capabilities, combined with Stream’s financial strength, global presence, and sales and service offerings, will establish a broader portfolio of high-value service offerings for our clients.”
Nicola Beamish, CFO of LBM, noted, "This is a tremendous opportunity to extend the value and service offerings we bring to clients on a much larger scale and to provide new opportunities for our employees. We look forward to the opportunity to add value to our existing clients and to grow with a company that has a global presence, strong reputation, and an exceptional client base."
About Stream Global Services:
Stream Global Services is a global business process outsource (BPO) service provider specializing in customer relationship management services including sales, customer care and technical support for Fortune 1000 companies. Stream is a trusted partner to some of the world’s leading technology, computing, telecommunications, retail, entertainment/media, and financial services companies. Stream’s service programs are delivered through a set of standardized best practices and sophisticated technologies by a highly skilled multilingual workforce of over 37,000 employees capable of supporting over 35 languages across 51 locations in 22 countries. Stream strives to expand its global presence and service offerings to increase revenue, improve operational efficiencies and drive brand loyalty for its clients. To learn more about the company and its complete service offering, please visit www.stream.com.