CGI completes acquisition of SCISYS, a leading provider of IT services in the UK and Germany

18th December 2019

CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) announced today the completion of the previously announced acquisition by its wholly owned indirect subsidiary CGI Group Holdings Europe Limited of the entire issued and to be issued share capital of SCISYS.

Dublin-based SCISYS operates in several sectors, with deep expertise and industry leading solutions in the space and defence sectors, as well as in the media and broadcast news industries. This acquisition of SCISYS will add more than 670 highly skilled professionals to CGI. Predominantly based in the UK and Germany, SCISYS will complement CGI’s strong capabilities and client relationships in these countries.

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About SCISYS Group:

Employing around 670 staff, SCISYS Group is a leading developer of information and communications technology services, e-business, web and mobile applications, editorial newsroom solutions and advanced technology solutions. The Company operates in a broad spectrum of market sectors, including Media & Broadcast, Space, Government and Defence and Commercial sectors. SCISYS clients are predominantly blue-chip and public-sector organisations. Customers include the Environment Agency, the Ministry of Defence, Airbus Defence & Space, Thales Alenia Space, Arqiva, Vodafone, the European Space Agency, Eumetsat, the BBC, Radio France, RTL, RNLI, Pets at Home, Siemens and the National Trust. The Company's registered office is in Dublin, with UK offices in Chippenham, Bristol, Leicester and Reading and German offices in Bochum, Dortmund, Darmstadt and Munich.