Paris, October 2, 2017 - Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today
announces its project to acquire Siemens Convergence Creators GmbH (CVC), a
global multi-industry digital transformation solutions provider, headquartered
in Vienna. With its highly skilled engineers and a total headcount of
approximately 800 staff, CVC delivers software based solutions in the fields of
communication networks, service and customer management, public safety and
security, multimedia infotainment, as well as space technology.
CVC was initially an internal innovative R&D and solutions partner for multiple
Siemens Business Units (BUs). In 2016, Siemens completed its carve out as an
independent Siemens BU with it's own IP resources and an external customer
Focused on innovative R&D and turnkey solutions, CVC would accelerate Atos'
technology leap, bringing specific software and hardware IP assets notably to
enlarge its cybersecurity and communication solutions. These combined offerings
would strengthen Atos' credentials and ability to deliver the latest mission-
critical systems and secured networks while increasing Atos' penetration in the
Telco market and enable access to high-growth markets such as satellite and
civil airplane manufacturers and operators.
CVC presence in Germany, the US, and Central and Eastern Europe (with delivery
centres in Croatia and Romania providing digital expertise), together with its
powerful network of partners, would offer Atos a strong basis for activities all
over the world.
The transaction is expected to close end of December 2017 and is subject to
information / consultation by employee representative's bodies' as well as the
approvals of the regulatory and antitrust authorities.
Sylvie Raybaud - +33 6 95 91 96 71 - [email protected] - @Sylvie_Raybaud
Gilles Arditti - +33 1 73 26 00 66 - [email protected]
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with approximately 100,000
employees in 72 countries and annual revenue of around € 12 billion. European
number one in Big Data, Cybersecurity, High Performance Computing and Digital
Workplace, the Group provides Cloud services, Infrastructure & Data Management,
Business & Platform solutions, as well as transactional services through
Worldline, the European leader in the payment industry. With its cutting-edge
technologies, digital expertise and industry knowledge, Atos supports the
digital transformation of its clients across various business sectors: Defense,
Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Energy & Utilities, Public
sector, Retail, Telecommunications and Transportation. The Group is the
Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and
operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy,
Unify and Worldline. Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is listed on the CAC40 Paris
About Siemens Convergence CreatorsSiemens Convergence Creators is engineering a smart digital future.
Siemens Convergence Creators GmbH, headquartered in Vienna, engineers the
solutions for its customers' digital transformation, delivering sustainable
value and providing opportunities that turn visions into reality.
Among its most important customers are top players in their respective
industrial sectors: telecommunications, media (TV, publishing houses),
transportation (railways, aircraft manufacturers, airlines and airports), space,
public safety (action forces), and energy (wind power, oil and gas).
Siemens Convergence Creators' presence in emerging and mature markets like
Central and Eastern Europe, Germany, the U.S., India, and China, along with a
powerful network of partners, offers a strong foundation for its global
About Siemens AG
Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood
for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and
internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than
200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and
digitalization. One of the world's largest producers of energy-efficient,
resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of efficient power
generation and power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure
solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry. The
company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment - such as
computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems - and a leader in
laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT. In fiscal 2016, which ended on
September 30, 2016, Siemens generated revenue of €79.6 billion and net income of
€5.6 billion. At the end of September 2016, the company had around 351,000
employees worldwide. Further information is available on the Internet at
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