Computershare Acquires SG Vestia Systems Inc.

Computershare Acquires SG Vestia Systems Inc. 
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/01/14 -- Computershare
Limited (ASX:CPU) has acquired SG Vestia Systems Inc. ('SG Vestia')
from Societe Generale S.A. (PAR:GLE.PA). SG Vestia provides employee
equity plan administration services to North American and European
"We are pleased to build upon our significant presence in Canada and
look forward to welcoming SG Vestia clients to Computershare," said
David Nugent, Senior Vice President of Computershare Plan Managers
Canada. "SG Vestia clients will benefit from our focus on exceptional
client servicing, technology, and full suite of equity plan
administration solutions." 
Computershare has extensive integration experience from acquisitions
over the past decade, and continues to apply best practices to offer
clients industry-leading services and solutions. 
Richard Roger, Head of Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS)
Corporate Segment said, "In line with the SGSS strategy of focusing
on its core EMEA geographies, we are pleased to have found a
specialized partner that will continue to offer Societe Generale and
its clients high quality share registry and shareholder
administration services in North America. In Computershare, we have
found a committed partner that will also execute the transition
sensitively and continue to invest in the acquired business." 
"This acquisition provides a wonderful opportunity to expand our
global equity compensation business," said Wayne Newling, President
of Computershare Canada. "With our extensive experience integrating
similar businesses around the globe, SG Vestia clients and their
stakeholders can count on Computershare to successfully meet their
About Computershare Limited (CPU) 
Computershare (ASX:CPU) is a global market leader in transfer agency
and share registration, employee equity plans, proxy solicitation and
stakeholder communications. We also specialize in corporate trust,
mortgage, bankruptcy, class action, utility and tax voucher
administration, and a range of other diversified financial and
governance services. 
Founded in 1978, Computershare is renowned for its expertise in high
integrity data management, high volume transaction processing and
reconciliations, payments and stakeholder engagement. Many of the
world's leading organizations use us to streamline and maximize the
value of relationships with their investors, employees, creditors and
Computershare is represented in all major financial markets and has
over 14,000 employees worldwide. 
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