Capita Group reported that the firm continued to see strong second-half growth as public organisations and private firms continued to outsource bits of their business. Capita said it was confident of delivering a strong performance in 2006 and 2007.
It added that it had won or extended major contracts worth $2.68b in 2006 to date. Capita executives commented their markets remain buoyant in both the public and private sectors, driven by customers interest to improve service quality and reduce costs.
Shares in Capita, which are nearing all-time highs following a 55% rise in value over the last year, valuing the business at $7.486b.