Shares of Mindtree raised after 5 year deal with Nordex Group

Mindtree Ltd. shares scaled up after the mid-sized software services exporter, the Nordex Group signed a five-year deal with a leading wind turbine maker.

The Nordex Group has chosen Mindtree as its business transformation partner to simplify, modernize and transform its entire IT landscape globally, while providing scalability to support the company’s growth plans, according to an exchange filing by the Indian company.


Shares of Mindtree gained as much as 2.9% to Rs 1,397 apiece after the deal was announced. The stock is up for the second straight day. Of the 35 analysts tracking Mindtree, 17 have a ‘buy’ rating, six suggest a ‘hold’ and the rest recommend a ‘sell’. The stock has surpassed its 12-month Bloomberg consensus price target of Rs 1,377.7 apiece in the Mondays trading session.

“Demand for wind power will continue to grow and so will Nordex. Delivering to our expanding international customer base reliably and securely will require standardization and simplification of our underlying systems. We will design a scalable digital architecture that enables us to deliver with speed and agility,” Stefan Ewald, CIO of Nordex, which has installed wind power capacity of over 30 gigawatts in more than 40 markets, was quoted as saying in the filing.

To align the Nordex Group’s IT infrastructure with its strategic vision across the complete value chain, Mindtree will support the full stack transformation of its current IT operations and service delivery. “The scope includes the standardization and roll out of new projects and operational processes, consolidation of existing IT services, and development of a future-ready cloud platform which maintains a robust cybersecurity posture,” Venu Lambu, executive director and president, global markets at Mindtree, quoted. “Mindtree will bring its digital expertise and world-class, industry-acknowledged platforms and capabilities through the use of cloud and internet of things technologies.” He added