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Jul 5, 2012

Capgemini Wins Major IT Application and Infrastructure Services Deal with Bayer Business Services

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Wednesday, July 04, 2012 -- (Business Wire India) -- Capgemini, one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, and Bayer Business Services, recently signed a contract for the provision of IT services from India. Bayer Business Services is the global competence center for IT and business services of the Bayer group, a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care, nutrition and high-tech materials, headquartered in Germany. The contract includes global application development and services, as well as infrastructure services including service management and will run over a period of five years. Under the terms of the contract Capgemini will take over the operations of Bayer Business Services' captive IT service center in Mumbai, India, with approx 550 employees. The contract was signed between the legal entities Capgemini Deutschland GmbH and Bayer Business Services GmbH.

During an intensive tender process Capgemini was selected as sole provider out of a range of Indian and global competitors due to its ability to provide a strong solution for offshore services in India through its Rightshore® delivery model, together with a holistic HR solution and its industrialization and rationalization approach. Capgemini will support the global business units of Bayer Business Services by supporting the 120,000 IT users of the Bayer Group worldwide, with a global team primarily from India but also with local support from Germany, USA, Brazil and China.

Stephan Gerlich, Country Group Head, Bayer in India said, "This is a win-win scenario for both the companies. Our employees will benefit enormously from Capgemini's range of services and portfolio mix to further their scope of activities. Capgemini, being a global leader in its field will give them the opportunity to enhance their skills and expertise. We feel very enthusiastic and positive with this new milestone, especially since our talented IT staff will continue to service Bayer Companies in the future as well."

"We are excited about our strategic partnership with Bayer and welcome the 550 transferring team members to the Capgemini family. The Bayer team come with vast business and IT sector knowledge and will support our growth ambitions and transformational programs in India and globally. Our business expertise, global delivery capabilities and our ability to understand the Bayer way of operating all contributed to this successful partnership." Aruna Jayanthi, CEO, Capgemini India.

About Capgemini India

Capgemini in India is more than 37,000 people strong across 7 cities (Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Chennai, Pune and Delhi). A pioneer in the IT industry, Capgemini has over 43 years of global expertise collaborating with leading corporations and now brings the Consulting, Technology and Outsourcing experience to India. With dedicated teams to service the local markets, Capgemini has strong domain experience to assist clients across the Government and Public Sector, Energy and Utilities, Manufacturing, Telecom and Financial Services sectors and help them advance in their respective industries. Please visit www.in.capgemini.com for more details.

About Capgemini

With around 120,000 people in 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2011 global revenues of EUR 9.7billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business and technology solutions that fit their needs and drive the results they want. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore ®, its worldwide delivery model. Learn more about us at www.capgemini.com.

Rightshore® is a trademark belonging to Capgemini

Merrin Netto John, Capgemini India, +91 (22) 66860500, merrin.netto-john@capgemini.com


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