Tagetik Reports Outstanding 2012 Results Strengthening its Ascent in the CPM Market

 Tagetik Reports Outstanding 2012 Results Strengthening its Ascent in the CPM
                                    Market

  PR Newswire

  LUCCA, Italy, February 11, 2013

LUCCA, Italy, February 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Revenue growth, product innovation, and an expanding customer and partner
network fuel strong 2012 performance and pave the way for continued growth in
2013

Tagetik, a global provider of enterprise software solutions for Performance
Management, Disclosure Management, Financial Governance and Business
Intelligence, today announced its full-year financial and non-financial
results as of December 31, 2012 .

Tagetik delivered another year with strong double-digit growth including:

  *2 2 %  in crease in  total consolidated revenues ,
  *40%  increase  in  consolidated license revenues ,
  *7 5 %  in crease in revenues from international operations ,
  *Continued investments on product enhancements, support and market
    expansion ,

according to Pierluigi Pierallini - President and CEO  at Tagetik (
http://www.tagetik.com/about/company/management/pierluigi-pierallini ). "We
are experiencing great momentum in the market, proving Tagetik is a solid and
viable software vendor for medium companies and the largest global
enterprises. We are highly-focused on investing, innovating, and excelling to
drive financial process optimization for the Office of Finance and continuing
our global growth in the Corporate Performance Management market."

"We are very proud of our accomplishments in 2012, it has been a great year
for Tagetik," continues Manuel Vellutini  - EVP,  Chief Operating Officer at
Tagetik ( http://www.tagetik.com/about/company/management/manuel-vellutini ).
"We were able to add 100 new customers to the Tagetik family; embrace new
technologies like cloud, in-memory, mobile, and analytics in ways that benefit
our customers; and make finance processes easier and more powerful for Finance
yet simple for IT to install and manage. Most importantly, we accomplished
all of this while maintaining our great customer satisfaction ratings and are
on track for an even greater year in 2013."

Key 2012 accomplishments include:

Company Mission and Focus

  *Continued to extend its global reach adding customers in 35 countries
    while still delivering the 'boutique' experience that has helped establish
    Tagetik as the most innovative and leading-edge CPM specialist software
    vendor in the market
  *Continued its intense focus squarely on the Office of Finance which
    resulted in outstanding customer satisfaction ratings in surveys by
    leading industry analyst firms
  *Provided benchmarks to help finance organizations determine their best
    opportunities to improve performance and reduce costs
  *Unveiled ' Performance with Passion ' as the new foundation of its
    corporate identity to highlight its focus on strong customer satisfaction.

Global Reach

  *Expanded operations into Asia via an exclusive distributorship with
    Fusionex, the '2012 Microsoft Global Business Intelligence Partner of the
    Year'
  *Signed exclusive distribution agreement in Portugal with OnGlobal
    Solutions
  *New distribution agreements with KPMG in Greece, Romania and Moldova
  *Signed an exclusive distributorship in China to extend the Tagetik reach
    into this massive, and largely untapped, market in 2013.

Product Development and Innovation

  *Tagetik launched a major release of its unified Performance Management
    solution , featuring a fully redesigned user experience, process-centric
    navigation, Edgarization capabilities for XBRL filings, and deeper
    integration with Microsoft Office including a new Microsoft PowerPoint
    Add-in
  *Brought to market Tagetik  Cloud which runs on both Microsoft Windows
    Azure and Amazon Web Services. Tagetik Cloud is designed to support the
    cloud needs of not only the mid-market but also large global companies and
    has been selected for deployment by organizations with more than 500
    global users
  *As a strategic Microsoft Partner, Tagetik was part of the SQL Server 2012
    launch taking advantage of in-memory analytics, new intuitive dashboard
    capabilities, and powerful self-service BI
  *Released Tagetik Analytics to allow users in the Office of Finance to
    create engaging analytics and dynamic reports extending the reach and
    value of Tagetik deeper into its customers' user community
  *Developed pre-packaged applications to support banks and insurance
    companies' regulatory reporting requirements including Solvency II,
    FINREP, COREP, and US and Canadian regulations.

Worldwide Customers

  *Tagetik added over 100 new customers , across 22 geographies , in all
    industry sectors
  *Added many new large multinational companies including Metro AG, Erste
    Group Bank AG, Rabobank Group (including North America, Netherlands, and
    International), Henkel Group and many others further demonstrating
    Tagetik's ability to support the scale and complexity of Global 500
    corporations in a single solution with a lower TCO than its competitors
  *Held the 2012 'Tagetik in Touch' global conference in Lucca, Italy with
    more than 600 attendees from more than 30 countries to share best
    practices with their peers and experience the Tuscan culture that makes
    'Performance with Passion' part of Tagetik's DNA.

Industry and Analyst Validation

  *Tagetik received a near perfect score of 4.8 out of 5.0 in BPM Partners'
    Annual Customer Satisfaction Survey and was highly ranked in the Gartner
    CPM Customer Survey ^[ ^1 ^]
  *Tagetik is positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Visionaries quadrant of the
    ' Magic Quadrant for Corporate Performance Management [CPM] Suites ' ^[ ^2
    ^] . 

Partner Network

  *Tagetik and PwC unveiled a multinational Competence Center to support
    customers in half a dozen countries throughout Europe and in North America
  *Grant Thornton LLP and Tagetik signed an agreement to deliver CPM services
    throughout the U.S.
  *Tagetik and KPMG Advisory signed a collaboration agreement in Italy to
    deliver consulting services and in the Adriatic Region through its
    distributor CRMT
  *Signed a distribution agreement with KPMG in Greece, Romania and Moldova,
    demonstrating Tagetik's strong focus on collaborative relationships with
    professional services firms which combines Tagetik's product knowledge and
    finance domain expertise with its partners' extensive industry experience
  *Partnered with Avanade in Germany, West Monroe Partners in United States,
    Coins in United Kingdom, and extended its partnership with XLCubed, based
    in the UK, and established integration with CXO-Cockpit a popular tool for
    C-level dashboards specifically designed for CPM solutions.

"2012 was a great year for Tagetik and our achievements established a
foundation for continued strong global growth in 2013," concludes Mr. 
Vellutini .

About Tagetik   Tagetik is 100% dedicated to simplifying and streamlining
business processes for the Office of Finance to accelerate informed decisions
that achieve strategic goals. Our award-winning Tagetik 4 Performance
Management software is the ideal solution for global companies that seek a
clearly superior level of financial expertise in a single unified solution for
planning, forecasting, consolidation, close, reporting, profitability
management, disclosure, financial governance, and analysis.

Tagetik is a rapidly growing global company with operations in more than 20
countries and 500 customers yet provides an exceptional experience by focusing
solely on the needs of finance and doing it better than anyone else.  To
learn more: http://www.tagetik.com

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^[ ^1 ^] Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in
its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only
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of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed
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fitness for a particular purpose.

^[ ^2 ^] Gartner  " Magic Quadrant for Corporate Performance Management [CPM]
Suites "  by John E. Van Decker, Neil Chandler, Christopher Iervolino. 19
March 2012.  Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted
in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select
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merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

Tagetik Corporate Press Contacts: Elisabetta PieralliniLuca Pieretti
+39-0583-96811 lucapieretti@tagetik.com Tagetik  UK  Press Contact: Shak
Akhtar +44(0)870-851-0540 shakakhtar@tagetik.com Tagetik  US  Press Contact:
Caitlyn Hessell +1-203-391-7520 caitlynhessell@tagetik.com
 
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