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Esker and Birlasoft enter into a partnership to automate Procure-to-Pay and Order-to-Cash management cycles

Lyon, November 23, 2020 – Esker, a global platform for digitizing administrative and financial processes based on Artificial Intelligence, and Birlasoft Ltd. [BSE : 532400, NSE : BSOFT], a global provider of IT and digital services, are joining forces to offer Esker’s complete Procure-to-Pay (P2P) and Order-to-Cash (O2C) automation suite worldwide. For more than 30 years, businesses around the world have trusted Birlasoft to find, implement and manage the technologies they need to keep their businesses running. Many clients, recent or long-standing, have chosen Birlasoft to support them in their digital transformation. Birlasoft becomes the first-ever implementation partner for all of Esker’s P2P and O2C solutions. Most of Birlasoft’s customers are large industrial players with specific requirements for their ERP systems. A partner of the main ERPs, such as SAP®, Oracle® and Infor®, Birlasoft is particularly relevant to meeting the needs of companies, especially since it offers them the Esker solution which is a strategic and unified extension of ERP. “With solid expertise and an unparalleled reputation in the sector, Birlasoft is an ideal partner for Esker, especially at a time when companies are more in their digital transformation to put in place the necessary tools for teleworking. Birlasoft’s international presence will allow us to help more companies benefit from increased visibility and better financial results with the automation of their Cash Conversion Cycle. ” Steve Smith, Director of Esker’s US subsidiary “Our partnership with Esker is key to accelerating the transformation of our customers’ core business processes. The Esker suite integrates with a wide range of ERP systems, such as SAP , Oracle EBS and JD Edwards, and complements Birlasoft’s ERP expertise brilliantly. ” Ajit Singh Chawla, International Head of the Digital Business Unit at Birlasoft Esker and Birlasoft met for the first time when a client of Birlasoft, a major manufacturer of medical devices, was looking for a solution capable of automating their customer invoicing processes, management of supplier invoices and customer orders. The client in question wanted to abandon their ERP system and automate both their P2P and O2C processes, while reducing their IT budget. Birlasoft chose Esker for its solution incorporating Artificial Intelligence technologies capable of rapidly eliminating inefficient and repetitive tasks, while integrating with major ERPs internationally. About Birlasoft, Ltd. Birlasoft combines the power of domain, enterprise and digital technologies to rethink the business processes of its customers and their ecosystem. Its consultative and design thinking approach enables companies to gain productivity by helping clients manage their businesses. Birlasoft is part of the multi-billion dollar CK Birla group. With its 10,000 engineers, Birlasoft is committed to continuing its heritage of 158 years of building sustainable communities. About Esker A global leader in business process digitalization solutions, Esker supports financial and customer service departments of companies in their digital transformation by automating their Procure-to-Pay and Order-to-Cash management cycles. Based on Artificial Intelligence (AI), Esker’s solutions enable 6,000 customers around the world to increase productivity, improve visibility into their business and reduce the risk of fraud while strengthening collaboration with their customers , their suppliers and their employees. French mid-sized company headquartered in Lyon, Esker is present in Europe, North America, Asia / Pacific and South America. Listed on Euronext Growth ™ in Paris (ISIN Code FR0000035818), the company generated sales of 104 million euros in 2019, 2/3 of which was international.

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