Montreal, Quebec, June 22, 2012
CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB), a leading
provider of information technology and business process
services, today announced the three-year renewal of a
partnership agreement signed in 2010 with the Canadian
group of Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking.
Under the terms of the partnership extension, CGI will
provide the bank's New York City office with application
development and support services from CGI centers in
"As a preferred global partner, Société Générale's renewed
confidence in CGI is a testament to the quality of our
global delivery centers in Sherbrooke and Montreal," stated
Claude Marcoux, Senior Vice-President and General Manager,
Quebec, CGI. "Through the services we provide, we will
continue to help Société Générale Corporate & Investment
Banking create value for its clients."
Since 2010, CGI has designed solutions adapted to the needs
of Société Générale while demonstrating an ability to
provide high-quality bilingual services.
Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is one of the largest
independent information technology and business process
services firms in the world. CGI provides end-to-end
services with approximately 31,000 professionals located in
offices and centres of excellence in Canada, the United
States, Europe and Asia Pacific. As at March 31,
2012, CGI's annualized revenue was
approximately $4.3 billion and its order
backlog was approximately $13.1 billion. CGI
shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB) and
are included in both the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and
the FTSE4Good Index. Website: www.cgi.com.
About Societe Generale
Societe Generale is one of the largest European financial
services groups. Based on a diversified universal banking
model, the Group combines financial solidity with a
strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the
reference for relationship banking, recognised on its
markets, close to clients, chosen for the quality and
commitment of its teams.
Its 160,000 employees based in 77 countries accompany more
than 33 million clients throughout the world on a daily
Societe Generale' teams offer advice and services to
individual, corporate and institutional customers in three
Retail banking in France with the Societe Generale branch
network, Credit du Nord and Boursorama
International retail banking, with a presence in Central
and Eastern Europe and Russia, in the Mediterranean
basin, in Sub-Saharan Africa, in Asia and in the French
Corporate and investment banking with a global expertise
in investment banking, financing and global markets.
Societe Generale is also a significant player in
specialised financing and insurance, private banking, asset
management and securities services.
Societe Generale is included in the main international
socially-responsible investment indices: FTSE4Good, ASPI,
DJSI World and DJSI Europe.
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At the core of Societe Generale's universal banking
business model, the Corporate & Investment Bank is a
well-diversified and leading player with nearly 12,000
professionals present in 33 countries across Europe, the
Americas and Asia-Pacific.
Standing by its clients across sectors, the Corporate &
Investment Bank tailors solutions for them by capitalising
on its worldwide expertise in investment banking, global
finance, and global markets.
For Corporates, Financial Institutions and public sector:
providing a global advisory approach (M&A, debt, equity
transaction, capital structure, and asset & liability
management), as well as quality capital raising solutions
across the debt and equity spectrum, optimised financing
and expert risk management responses notably in the realm
of foreign exchange and rates derivatives.
For investors: offering reliable and sound investment
opportunities and risk management solutions through its
integrated global markets platform delivering seamless
access to markets (equity, rates, credit, currencies,
commodities and derivatives), as well as advice and solid
financial engineering, quality of execution and
forwardlooking research across asset classes.
Headquartered in Montreal since 1974, and with offices in
Toronto and Calgary, Societe Generale's ambition in Canada
is to be the go-to international bank for its chosen
clients in its selected areas of expertise: financial
institutions, multinationals and governments, power and
utilities, oil and gas, mining and soft commodities.
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