Indian Genpact has signed a multi-year contract with German-based Linde to provide finance and accounting services.

The contract is valued at over $60 million (€50 million), making this one of the largest finance and accounting deals signed in continental Europe during the past year.

Genpact president & CEO, Pramod Bhasin, said: \\$quot;We are honoured that Linde has selected Genpact as its outsourcing partner and look forward to bringing GE best practices to the relationship as part of our agreement.

\\$quot;We are seeking to grow aggressively in continental Europe and this win will give us momentum to invest in this key growth market for Genpact.\\$quot;

Linde CFO Dr. Peter Diesc, added: \\$quot;After a thorough evaluation of various global service providers, we chose Genpact for their operating excellence, flexibility and proven track record of doing similar work at highest quality for the General Electric Company.\\$quot;