Sapient Global Markets Announces Global Strategic Partnership with RWE Supply & Trading GmbH

  Sapient Global Markets Announces Global Strategic Partnership with RWE
  Supply & Trading GmbH

     Strategic Consulting and Innovation Partnership Focuses on Improving

Business Wire

BOSTON -- May 14, 2013

Sapient Global Markets today announced it has signed a strategic IT
partnership with RWE Supply & Trading, a leading European energy trading
house. Sapient Global Markets will support RWE Supply & Trading to deliver
excellent operational efficiency services in an increasingly dynamic and
cost-competitive industry. As RWE Supply & Trading’s partner, Sapient Global
Markets will also play a proactive role in assessing and proposing new
technologies and delivering innovation to assist RWE Supply and Trading in
continuously enhancing business excellence.

RWE Supply & Trading is a leading global energy trader and is responsible for
energy trading and the economic asset optimization of the RWE Group. With the
goal of further improving its existing trading organization for a more global
outlook, RWE Supply & Trading started the partnership with Sapient Global
Markets for a world-class IT delivery while minimizing risk and creating more
streamlined processes. The partnership approach enables RWE Supply & Trading
to realize benefits from industry best practices, tools and methodologies that
Sapient Global Markets has mapped to a strategic roadmap for their success.

Marcus Schaper, Head of IT, RWE Supply & Trading, said, “When looking for a
strategic partner, RWE Supply & Trading sought an organization that had a deep
understanding of the energy trading and risk management ecosystem, as well as
a global reach. We are confident that Sapient can bring its best to the table
to make our partnership a success.”

Chip Register, senior vice president and managing director, Sapient Global
Markets, said, “RWE Supply & Trading is an industry leader and has a real
opportunity to bring its business to the next level. Our services will help
them increase operational efficiency and improve profitability by helping the
company streamline information flow and support construction of new projects
that will foster global expansion.”

Sapient Global Markets offers deep practitioner-based expertise to help
clients grow and transform their business. As a strategic advisor to members
of the global financial and commodity markets community, Sapient provides a
comprehensive offering to its world-class clientele through practitioner led
advisory, analytics, technology and of services. Through its new partnership
with RWE Supply & Trading, Sapient will apply its project management and
technology expertise to deliver excellent efficiencies across their global

About RWE Supply & Trading:
RWE Supply & Trading is a leading energy trading house and a significant
player in the European gas midstream business. RWE Supply & Trading is the
interface between the RWE Group and global wholesale markets for energy and
energy-related raw materials. Headquartered in Essen, Germany, with major
offices in London, Swindon, New York and Singapore, RWE Supply & Trading is
the hub for all tradable commodities, in both their physical and/or derivative
forms, including power, gas, coal, freight, oil, weather, emissions
certificates and renewable energies. RWE Supply & Trading is also responsible
for the economic optimization of the entire non-regulated gas business of the
RWE Group, including all procurement, transport and storage capacity and
LNG-related activities.

About Sapient Global Markets:
Sapient Global Markets, a division of Sapient® (NASDAQ: SAPE), is a leading
provider of services to today’s evolving financial and commodity markets. We
provide a full range of capabilities to help our clients grow and enhance
their businesses, create robust and transparent infrastructure, manage
operating costs, and foster innovation throughout their organizations. We
offer services across Advisory, Analytics, Technology, and Process, as well as
unique methodologies in program management, technology development, and
process outsourcing. Sapient Global Markets operates in key financial and
commodity centers worldwide, including Boston, Chicago, Houston, New York,
Calgary, Toronto, London, Amsterdam, Düsseldorf, Geneva, Munich, Zurich,
Frankfurt and Singapore, as well as in large technology development and
operations outsourcing centers in Bangalore, Delhi, and Noida, India. For more
information, visit

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