June 26, 2008

Press Release

Capgemini and BWise Combine Strengths in the Field of Governance, Risk and Compliance

Rosmalen and Utrecht, June 26 2008 – Capgemini, one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced its Dutch subsidiary, Capgemini Nederland BV, has signed a local alliance agreement with BWise, the global leading provider of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) software solutions, regarding both joint service delivery and business development starting with the European market. The purpose of the agreement is to combine the strengths of the BWise GRC platform and the Capgemini consultancy expertise, to help customers reach their Governance, Risk and Compliance goals.

By joining forces, Capgemini Nederland B.V. and BWise can particularly benefit the larger international stock listed companies. BWise has hundreds of global customers who rely on its solution for their GRC success. Capgemini complements BWise with additional customer services such as organizational redesign for transformation processes and change management by deploying experienced management consultants.

The combined offering assists in bridging the gap between business requirements and GRC implementations. Customers can benefit from one integrated approach that consists of Capgemini services and the BWise GRC solution regarding designing and implementing effective GRC processes - with global support from two GRC leaders.

According to Robert Pijselman, CEO of BWise, "While we will continue to work with all GRC service providers globally, we particularly value this partnership with Capgemini, because it provides us the implementation scalability we were looking for. We are excited that a leading player like Capgemini has selected BWise as one of their leading partners in the GRC space."

Mario van Vliet General Manager of Capgemini Consulting in the Netherlands stated, “We see GRC as a strongly growing consulting market. We have high expectations of this joint approach with BWise to support both existing and new customers with innovative and effective GRC solutions. Today we are already working together with BWise consultants on GRC projects at customers.”


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About Capgemini
Capgemini, one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, enables its clients to transform and perform through technologies. Capgemini provides its clients with insights and capabilities that boost their freedom to achieve superior results through a unique way of working – the Collaborative Business Experience - and through a global delivery model called Rightshore®, which aims to offer the right resources in the right location at competitive cost. Present in 36 countries, Capgemini reported 2007 global revenues of EUR 8.7 billion and employs over 83,000 people worldwide. More information is available at www.capgemini.com

 

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