Atos Provides an Update Regarding the ongoing Strategic Discussions with Airbus
Paris, France, March 29, 2023
Atos takes note of Airbus’ decision to no longer pursue the discussions it initiated in February 2023, with respect to the potential acquisition of a minority stake of 29.9% in Evidian.
Atos confirms it will, with Airbus, explore other options and pursue the work on the long term strategic and technological partnership between Airbus and Evidian which has the potential to create significant value for both companies, with a view of submitting these for consideration to its Board of Directors.
“Evidian”, which designs the scope composed of Atos’ digital, big data and security business lines, will be a global leader in data-driven, trusted and sustainable digital transformation. As a new generation digital player with worldwide leading positions in digital, cloud, data, advanced computing and security, it brings deep expertise for all industries in more than 53 countries. By uniting unique high-end technologies across the full digital continuum with 60,000 world-class talents, Evidian expands the possibilities of technologies for enterprises and public authorities, helping them to build their digital future. Evidian is an Atos Group business with an annual revenue of c. € 5 billion.
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 111,000 employees and annual revenue of c. € 11 billion. European number one in cybersecurity, cloud and high-performance computing, the Group provides tailored end-to-end solutions for all industries in 69 countries. A pioneer in decarbonization services and products, Atos is committed to a secure and decarbonized digital for its clients. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea) and listed on Euronext Paris.
The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.
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