“Atos Origin announced the divestment of its operation in the Middle East to local management”

Paris, 21 September 2006

On February 10th, 2006, Atos Origin announced the divestment of its operation in the Middle East to local management, who have run the business since 2000. The new owners continue to trade under the Atos Origin Middle East (AOME) name for several years and provide extended support capability in the region for international clients of Atos Origin.

On September 20th, 2006 LBI International AB (LBI) announced that it has sold its German subsidiary Escador GmbH to AOME. This acquisition concerns AOME company only and not the Atos Origin Group.