Qurius acquires BI consultancy business

Hamburg / Zaltbommel, 16 July 2010 - Today, Qurius announces the acquisition of the consultancy operation of evidanza, a business intelligence technology company based in Regensburg, Germany. The total acquisition consists of 10 consultants, two sales people, and more than 40 customers. Qurius is actively investing in complementary technology and people in order to further build its proposition as the leading European company in sustainable business solutions. Leen Zevenbergen, CEO: "Business Intelligence (BI) is an essential component in our sustainable solutions offering and strengthens our core business of Microsoft technology based platforms and solutions. This acquisition adds critical expertise and experience to our company, and an excellent quality customer base. We are very happy to welcome this team of high skilled and enthusiastic people in our organization in addition to the strong Business Intelligence team we already have in Germany. Our customers will profit directly from this increase in knowhow and resources." Qurius will be evidanza's preferred strategic partner, which offers both companies technology synergies and European wide sales opportunities. The team will be integrated in the German Qurius Advanced Solutions operation. Evidanza will continue as an international business intelligence (BI) and controlling software company. Thomas Groβ, Managing Director evidanza: "We want to develop state of the art software, and grow our company focusing on product development. The integration of our consultancy team within Qurius is for us the perfect solution. Qurius has European wide presence and proven competence within the Microsoft product suite, with our technology as a strong extension." [End of press release] Qurius NV Qurius provides technology answers: design, architecture, infrastructure, deployment and systems management of Microsoft-based business and IT solutions. Headquartered in Zaltbommel, the Netherlands, we serve customers across Europe, including Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom and the Czech Republic. In 2010, we openly declared a target of 100 per cent sustainability by 2014. A bold objective, designed to drive the company to European leadership in the field of sustainable ICT. We aim to be the number one choice for customers with the same ambition and the same sustainability goals. Qurius has been publicly quoted on Euronext Amsterdam since 1998. For more information, visitwww.qurius.com. Evidanza evidanza GmbH was founded 2004 to develop business intelligence solutions, which support operative and strategic controlling as well as the optimization of management and decision processes. Therefore Microsoft's technology is consequently used. Evidanza's engagement was honored 2008 with "Microsoft Partner of the Year Award" as a worldwide top 3 finalist within category "Data Management Solutions". In 2009 the well-known Business Application Research Center BARC identified evidanza as the fastest growing business intelligence provider at the German market. evidanza, without the consulting business unit, has about 40 employees, mainly based at its location in Regensburg. For more information, visitwww.evidanza.de. Contact Qurius NV, Suzanne Schaapman, Manager Corporate Communications, s.schaapman@qurius.com; +31(0)418683500. [HUG#1432148] Qurius acquires BI consultancy business: http://hugin.info/132802/R/1432148/378394.pdf This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. All reproduction for further distribution is prohibited. Source: Qurius N.V. via Thomson Reuters ONE