“Acquisition of KPMG Consulting UK & NL”
Paris/Amsterdam - 19th August, 2002
Atos Origin, a leading international business and technology integrator, has completed the purchase of KPMG Consulting in the United Kingdom and The Netherlands, where the acquired operations will trade as Atos KPMG Consulting.
Atos Origin has also signed a new syndicated loan facility for EUR 840 million, which provides funding for the EUR 422 million cash element of the acquisition of KPMG Consulting in the United Kingdom and The Netherlands, re-financing for existing borrowing facilities and adequate funds for the company's foreseeable business needs.
About Atos Origin
Atos Origin is a leading international business and technology integrator. Its business is turning client visions into results through consulting, systems integration and outsourcing solutions. The company has annual revenues of EUR 3.5 billion, operates in more than 30 countries worldwide and has over 30,000 employees. Atos Origin brings a full range of design, build and run services to its global and European clients, including ABN-Amro, Alstom, BNP Paribas, Euronext, Fiat, ICI, KPN, Lucent, Philips, Renault, Saudi Aramco, Shell, Unilever, Vivendi Universal and Wolters Kluwer.
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