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FAIRFAX, VA, May 9 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB) (TSX:
GIB.A), a leading provider of information technology and business
process services, was recognized with the Deal of the Year Award (Over
US$100M in value) for the company's acquisition of Stanley, Inc. The
award was presented by the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG),
National Capital, during the Annual ACG Corporate Growth Awards Gala
late last week.
"The Annual ACG Corporate Growth Awards Gala is Washington D.C.'s
premier event to honor and celebrate the region's most significant
deals and dealmakers," said Jason Rigoli, ACG National Capital
president. "This year's slate of awardees highlights business leaders
that are driving the deals that make this region the most vibrant and
resilient regional economy in the United States."
The Deal of the Year Award recognizes the most outstanding transaction
based on the value of the transaction, its complexity, and its impact
on shareholder value and market share.
"We are honored to be recognized for an acquisition that has already
created strong value for our clients, employees, and shareholders,"
said Donna Morea, President, U.S., Europe and Asia, CGI. "Our increased
scale and additional services enable us to deliver against critical
client mission and business requirements, including cloud computing,
cybersecurity, health IT, and energy/environment. The powerful
combination of talent and capabilities we now have creates opportunity
for growth and solidifies our position as a leading technology partner
to government and commercial clients."
About the ACG National Capital
ACG National Capital serves the US's fourth largest economy including
Washington, DC, northern Virginia and southern Maryland. It is the
leading authority on corporate growth in the mid-Atlantic region. ACG
National Capital provides unparalleled opportunities for networking,
deal making and professional development for individuals involved in
building corporate value through M&A, strategic partnerships, organic
growth and capital funding.
Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is one of the largest independent
information technology and business process services firms in the
world. CGI and its affiliated companies employ approximately 31,000
professionals. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services
to clients worldwide from offices and centres of excellence in the
United States, Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific. As at March 31, 2011,
CGI's annualized revenue was approximately C$4.5 billion and its order
backlog was approximately C$12.6 billion. CGI shares are listed on the
TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB) and are included in both the Dow Jones
Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Index. Website: www.cgi.com.
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