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					QuScient Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

February 2013
Contents



                                  Executive Summary
                                  Factsheet
                                  Products & Services
                                  Key People
                                  SWOT Analysis
QuScient Technologies Pvt. Ltd.   Financial Profile
                                  Industry Analysis
                                  Competitive Landscape
                                  Competitive Benchmarking
                                  Recent News
                                  Appendix




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Executive Summary
                    • QuScient Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is an Indian company providing outsourced services to the higher education 
Company               industry in USA and UK
Description         • At present it serves half‐dozen clients in USA and a dozen clients in UK

Key Products and    • The company offers the following services : Service 1, Service 2, Service 3, Service 4, Service 5, Service 6, 
Services              Service 7

                    • The company’s broad service portfolio is one of its major strengths; however, its reduced profitability is one 
                      of the key areas of concern
                    • The company can reap significant benefits from increasing willingness to spend on education and the rise in 
SWOT Analysis         the purchasing power amongst Indian populace
                    • However, high dropout rates in primary education may have an adverse affect on the growth prospects of 
                      the organization
                    • QuScient Technologies Pvt. Ltd. generated total revenues of INR x mn in the fiscal year FY 20‐‐ registering a 
                      y‐o‐y increase of y per cent. It earned a net profit of INR z mn in FY 20‐‐ as compared to a net profit of INR p 
                      mn in FY 20‐‐
Financial Profile
                    • The financial profile of the company includes the balance sheet and profit and loss account for FY 20‐‐‐‐‐
                      and the key ratios depicting the key financial figures for FY 20‐‐‐‐‐, giving an insight into the company's 
                      financial performance

                    • Higher Education market in India was estimated at INR x1 bn in 20‐‐ and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 
Industry Analysis     y1 per cent to reach INR x2 bn by 20‐‐
                    • Higher education market has a z2% share in the private education sector

Competitive 
                    • Key competitors for the company can be enlisted as Player 1 and Player 2
Landscape

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Contents



                                  Executive Summary
                                  Factsheet
                                  Products & Services
                                  Key People
                                  SWOT Analysis
QuScient Technologies Pvt. Ltd.   Financial Profile
                                  Industry Analysis
                                  Competitive Landscape
                                  Competitive Benchmarking
                                  Recent News
                                  Appendix




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Factsheet
Basic Information          Brief Description
                           • QuScient Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is an Indian company providing 
Industry
                             outsourced services to the higher education industry in country 
                             1 and country 2
Corporate Address               It is headquartered in Arizona, USA and is currently looking to expand in 
                                 the abc region
                                At present it serves half‐dozen clients in USA and a dozen clients in UK
Registered Office               Target clients for the company include higher education institutes which 




                              E 
                                 do not rank among the top 20




                           PL
Tel No.
                           • City 1 based aaa.com which is a student portal with an user base 




                         AM
Website                      of over x mn is QuScient‘s sister concern

Year of Incorporation

Ownership

Revenue
                        S  • It is looking to set up an office in the country 1 in the current 
                             year

                           • It provides a number of services to its clients such as
                                Service 1
                                Service 2
Fiscal Year End
                                Service 3
Auditor                         Service 4
                                Service 5
Key Competitors                 Service 6
                                Service 7




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Products & Services (1/7)
                             QuScient Technologies Pvt. Ltd.




  Service 1               Service 2                   Service 3               Service 4




              Service 5                 Service 6                 Service 7




                                    PL E 
                                 SAM
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Key People (2/2)
Director                                                       Shareholder Details
Person 5                                                                      Name                          No of Shares
Director
Age : xx                                                       Person 1                                           x1
Since: 20‐                                                     Person 2                                           x2
                    • Director, QuScient Technologies Pvt.     Person 3                                           x2
Current Position:
                      Ltd.
                                                               Person 4                                           x4

Work Experience     • Worked at xx                                             Total                              x5




Associations        • Member of yy

                                                               Ownership Structure
                                                              Total Paid‐up Capital                               INR y




                   E 
                                                              Number of Shareholders                                z




             SAMPL                                                Foreign holdings
                                                                  Other top fifty (50) shareholders         z2%




                                                                                                      77%
                                                                                                            z1%




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Ratio Analysis
Key Ratios                                                                       Key Ratio Analysis
                                  y‐o‐y
         Particulars           change (20‐‐   20‐‐     20‐‐     20‐‐      20‐‐   • Operating margin of the company decreased by a percentage 
                                   ‐‐‐)                                            points y‐o‐y reaching b per cent in FY 20‐‐; the decrease could be 
Profitability Ratios                                                               attributed to the management’s decreasing emphasis on 
Operating Margin                                                                   improving profitability by not exercising inefficient cost 
Net Margin                                                                         management initiatives compared to that of the previous year
Profit Before Tax Margin                                                         • Return on equity decreased by c percentage points y‐o‐y 
Return on Equity                                                                   reaching d per cent in FY 20‐‐ indicating the company’s inability 




                                                                                                E 
Return on Capital Employed                                                         to use the reinvested earnings to generate additional profits




                                                                                             PL
Return on Working Capital
Return on Assets                                                                 • Current ratio of the company increased by e per cent y‐o‐y 




                                                                                           AM
Return on Fixed Assets                                                             reaching f in FY 20‐‐, indicating good cash flow management




                                                                                          S
Cost Ratios                                                                      • Its cash ratio increased by g per cent y‐o‐y to reach h in FY 20‐‐, 
Operating costs (% of Sales)                                                       indicating the company’s ability to pay‐off current obligations 
Administration costs (% of                                                         with its most liquid short term assets as compared to the 
  Sales)
                                                                                   previous fiscal year
Interest costs (% of Sales)
Liquidity Ratios                                                                 • The company’s asset turnover ratio decreased by i per cent y‐o‐y 
Current Ratio                                                                      to reach j in FY 20‐‐, indicating the company’s inability to 
Cash Ratio                                                                         generate sales revenue with its total assets as compared to the 
Leverage Ratios                                                                    previous fiscal year
Debt to Equity Ratio
                                                                                 • The company’s working capital turnover ratio decreased by k per 
Debt to Capital Ratio
                                                                                   cent reaching l in FY 20‐‐ indicating that the company is not 
Interest Coverage Ratio
                                                                                   being able to finance its day‐to‐day operations efficiently
Efficiency Ratios
Fixed Asset Turnover
Asset Turnover
Current Asset Turnover
Working Capital Turnover
Capital Employed Turnover

                                                     Improved   Decline

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Industry Analysis
Indian Higher Education Market – Overview                            Higher Education Market Size & Growth
• Indian higher education sector has emerged as one                     INR bn
  of the largest in the world, with x mn students                    1,500                                                              a6
                                                                                                           t1%                  a5
  enrolled in over y institutions                                                                                 a4
                                                                                                    a3
    Number of higher education institutions has grown at a          1,000                    a2
                                                                                   a1
     CAGR of z%
    Student enrollment in the higher education sector has 
                                                                      500
     grown at a CAGR of t%




            PL E 
    Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) currently stands at about p%
                                                                        0



          AM
• Indian education sector has seen investment by both 
                                                                                   20‐‐    20‐‐    20‐‐e         20‐‐e      20‐e       20‐‐e



         S
  government and private investors
• Government of India spent approximately q% of the 
  GDP on education between 20‐‐‐‐‐                                   Private Education Market Segmentation
    It has set itself a highly aggressive target of achieving r% 
                                                                                                                         K‐12
     GER by 20‐‐ which translates into an enrolment of s mn                         x4%
                                                                                                                         Higher Education
     students in the higher education sector                                          x3%
                                                                                        x5%                              Coaching Institutions
• Higher education sectors suffers from imbalanced                           x2%
                                                                                                                         Pre Schools
  growth across the country                                                                                              Vocational Training
    Rural areas have just f% of the total professional colleges
                                                                                                   x1%
    Similarly about d% of all Higher Education Institutions are 
     located in the six states of south India

                                                                                          20‐‐

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Competitive Landscape (2/2)
Competitive Scenario
Company Name           QuScient                           Player 1                                Player 2

                             Financial Information (INR mn – FY 20‐‐)

Total Revenue

Net Profit/(loss)



Course Design and 
Development
LMS Deployment & 
Support

Student Enrollment

Marketing

Prospect Enquiries

Student Enquiries

Technical Enquiries




                        SAMPLE                                  H: High;   L: Low;   M: Medium    Present  Not Present
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Competitive Benchmarking
Key Financial Ratios – FY 20‐‐ (1/2)

      %        Operating Margin      Net Margin

 30                                                               • QuScient recorded an operating margin of x1 per cent, higher 
                      x2                                            than that of Player 1 which recorded operating margin of x3
 20       x1
                                             x3                   • It recorded a net margin of x2 per cent, higher than that of 
 10                                                          x4     Player 1 which recorded net margin of x4

  0
           QuScient                               Player 1

      %        Return on Equity     ROCE
 40                                          x7
                                                             x8   • The company recorded return on equity (ROE) of x5 per cent, 
 30       x5                                                        lower than that of Player 1 which recorded ROE of x7
                      x6
 20                                                               • It recorded return on capital employed (ROCE) of x6 per cent, 
 10                                                                 lower than that of Player 1 which recorded ROCE of x8 per cent
  0
           QuScient                               Player 1


      %                    Operating costs

100                                                 x10
                x9
                                                                  • The company recorded operating costs (% of Sales) of x9 per 
                                                                    cent, lower than that of Player 1which recorded operating costs 
50                                                                  of x10 per cent


 0
           QuScient                               Player 1

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Appendix
Key Ratio Definitions
Operating Margin                    (Operating Income/Revenues)*100                    Measures company’s pricing strategy and operating efficiency
Net Margin                          (Net Profit / Revenues) *100                       Indicates the proportion of total revenues the company keeps as earnings
Profit Before Tax Margin            (Income Before Tax / Revenues *100                 Measures pre‐tax income over revenues
Return on Equity (ROE)              (Net Income / Shareholders Equity)*100             Assesses a company's ability to generate profits with the shareholders’ funds
Return on Capital (ROCE)            EBIT / (Total Assets – Current Liabilities)*100    Indicates efficiency and profitability of a company's capital investments
Return on Working Capital           (EBIT / Working Capital) *100                      Measures company’s profitability over its working capital
Return on Assets                    (EBIT / Total Assets)*100                          Indicates the company’s profitability relative to its total assets
                                                                                       Measures management’s efficiency of using the company’s fixed assets to 
Return on Fixed Assets              (EBIT / Fixed Assets) *100 
                                                                                       generate earnings
Operating Costs (% of Sales)        (Operating Expenses / Sales) *100                  Measures proportion of operating costs incurred for generating revenues
Administration Costs (% of Sales)   (Administrative Expenses / Sales) *100             Measures proportion of administration costs incurred for generating revenues
Interest Costs (% of Sales)         (Interest Expenses / Sales) *100                   Measures proportion of Interest costs incurred for generating revenues
Current Ratio                       Current Assets / Current Liabilities               Current Ratio measures a company's ability to pay its short‐term obligations
                                    {(Cash & Bank Balance + Marketable                 Measures a company’s ability to pay off current obligations through most liquid 
Cash Ratio
                                    Securities) / Current Liabilities)}                short‐term assets
Debt to Equity                      Total Liabilities / Shareholders Equity            Indicates the proportion of equity and debt the company uses to finance its assets
                                    {Total Debt / (Shareholders Equity + Total 
Debt to Capital Ratio                                                                  Evaluates the proportion of debt and equity in a company’s capital structure
                                    Debt)} 
Interest Coverage Ratio             EBIT / Interest Expense                            Determines the company's ability to pay interest on outstanding debt
Fixed Asset Turnover                Sales / Fixed Assets                               Indicates how efficiently the company’s fixed assets are used to generate revenues
Asset Turnover                      Sales / Total Assets                               Indicates how efficiently total assets are used to generate revenues
Current Asset Turnover              Sales / Current Assets                             Indicates how efficiently current assets are used to generate revenues
Working Capital Turnover            Sales / Working Capital                            Indicates how efficiently working capital is used to generate revenues
Capital Employed Turnover           Sales / (Shareholders Equity + Total Debt)         Indicates how efficiently equity is used to generate revenues


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Description: For the complete report, get in touch with us at : info@netscribes.com The report begins with a fact sheet containing basic facts about the company such as contact details, latest revenue, and key competitors among others. This is accompanied by a brief description about the company’s line of business. The next section provides a detailed description about the different products and services offered by the company. The key people section illustrates information about the company’s management personnel including details such as names, designation, educational qualifications and professional experiences. It also provides an insight into shareholder details and ownership structure. Through SWOT analysis, the report highlights key internal factors that give the company an advantage or disadvantage over its peers along with key external factors prevailing in the industry that may have a favorable or unfavorable impact on the company’s operations. The report also covers the financial profile of the company including the balance sheet, profit and loss a/c and key financial ratios depicting the company’s overall financial performance for the given financial year/s. Industry Analysis provides top level understanding of the Higher Education sector in India including market size and growth along with its share in the overall private education market. The competitive landscape section identifies key players of the industry drawing comparisons on parameters such as financial performance service offerings along with brief descriptions about their line of businesses and operations. The company has also been benchmarked against its main competitors’ key financial ratios. The report concludes with a section on the recent news regarding the company, which lists down all the highlights of QuScient Technologies Pvt. Ltd. over the last few years.