CGI Signs US$80 Million, 7 Year Contracts with ANZ and BMO to Extend Use of CGI's Proponix(R) Trade Finance Service



    New Supply Chain Finance capabilities enable wide-ranging export and
    import financing options

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    MONTREAL, June 19 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE:   GIB),
announced today the signing of seven year agreements with Australia and New
Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) and BMO Financial Group (TSX:BMO;
NYSE:  BMO) to extend their use of CGI's Proponix global trade platform.
    Over the last five years, ANZ and BMO have utilized Proponix to support
their global trade business, achieving enhanced customer service and
significant operational efficiencies. CGI recently has enhanced the Supply
Chain Finance (SCF) capabilities in Proponix, including Open Account Payments,
export financing, receivables financing, buyer-backed financing, and enhanced
Purchase Order/Invoice data management and reconciliation. These capabilities
will enable ANZ and BMO to provide a broad range of offerings, to further
expand their trade banking services for their corporate clients.
    "Our partnership with CGI allows BMO to offer our clients advanced
financial supply chain capabilities," said Sara Joyce, Executive Managing
Director and Head of International Financial Institutions and Trade Finance
for BMO Financial Group. "The flexible, integrated nature of the Proponix
platform enables our clients to achieve their ambitions of creating
sustainable competitive advantage through improved working capital
management."
    "At ANZ, the Proponix platform has been essential in helping us run a
global trade business," commented Guy Whitcher, Head of Working Capital
Products, at ANZ. "As well as Australia and New Zealand, we also have business
in Europe, North America and widely across the Asia Pacific, all running on a
single global platform, Proponix, each with its own special requirements."
    Steven Starace, Director and Head of Trade & Supply Chain Finance, CGI,
added: "We are delighted to continue our long-term partnership with ANZ and
BMO. Their decision to extend the use of Proponix demonstrates the confidence
they have in CGI and our ability to deliver a premier global trade platform
that enables both financial institutions to successfully compete in the
evolving trade marketplace."
    For over 30 years, CGI has provided IT and business process services to
financial institutions around the world including 21 of the top 25 U.S. banks
and 45 of the top 50 banks in the Americas and Europe. CGI banking-focused
solutions include core banking, end-to-end wealth management, trade finance,
business intelligence/data warehousing and customer relationship management.
Proponix is a hosted, web-based fully integrated global trade finance and
supply chain platform that provides access to trade services technology as a
service, enabling reduced costs and enhanced customer service. Proponix allows
financial service institutions to share a common platform, infrastructure and
development costs, and pay-per-transaction for processing trade services.

    About Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited

    ANZ offers a full range of financial products and services in Australia
and New Zealand and has overseas representation in Asia, the Pacific,
UK/Europe and the United States. ANZ businesses include personal banking and
wealth management, mortgages, small to medium business, consumer finance
including credit cards, corporate banking, institutional banking, investment
banking, trade and transaction services including cash management,
international payments and clearing, custody services and trade finance,
foreign exchange, global capital markets, global structured finance, corporate
financing and advisory and asset finance.

    About BMO Financial Group

    BMO Financial Group is a highly diversified North American financial
services organization. With total assets of $375 billion as at April 30, 2008,
and more than 37,000 employees, BMO provides a broad range of retail banking,
wealth management and investment banking products and solutions. BMO Financial
Group serves clients across Canada through its Canadian retail arm, BMO Bank
of Montreal, and through its wealth management firms BMO Nesbitt Burns, BMO
InvestorLine and BMO Harris Private Banking. BMO Capital Markets, our North
American investment and corporate banking division, provides a full suite of
financial products and services to our North American and international
clients. BMO also serves personal and commercial clients in the United States
through Chicago-based Harris, an integrated financial services organization
that provides more than one million personal and business clients with
banking, lending, investing, financial planning, trust administration,
portfolio management, family office and wealth transfer services.

    About CGI

    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 27,000 professionals. CGI
provides end-to-end IT and business process services to clients worldwide from
offices in Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia Pacific as well as from
centers of excellence in North America, Europe and India. CGI's annual revenue
run rate stands at $3.8 billion and at March 31st, 2008, CGI's order backlog
was $12.04 billion. CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE
(GIB) and are included in the S&P/TSX Composite Index as well as the S&P/TSX
Capped Information Technology and MidCap Indices. Website: www.cgi.com.

    Forward-Looking Statements

    All statements in this press release that do not directly and exclusively
relate to historical facts constitute "forward-looking statements" within the
meaning of that term in Section 27A of the United States Securities Act of
1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the United States Securities Exchange Act
of 1934, as amended, and are "forward-looking information" within the meaning
of sections 138.3 and following of the Ontario Securities Act. These
statements and this information represent CGI's intentions, plans,
expectations and beliefs, and are subject to risks, uncertainties and other
factors, of which many are beyond the control of the Company. These factors
could cause actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking
statements or forward-looking information. These factors include and are not
restricted to the timing and size of new contracts, acquisitions and other
corporate developments; the ability to attract and retain qualified members;
market competition in the rapidly-evolving IT industry; general economic and
business conditions, foreign exchange and other risks identified in the MD&A,
in CGI's Annual Report or Form 40-F filed with the U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission (filed on EDGAR at www.sec.gov), the Company's Annual
Information Form filed with the Canadian securities authorities (filed on
SEDAR at www.sedar.com), as well as assumptions regarding the foregoing. The
words "believe," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "anticipate," "foresee,"
"plan," and similar expressions and variations thereof, identify certain of
such forward-looking statements or forward-looking information, which speak
only as of the date on which they are made. In particular, statements relating
to future performance are forward-looking statements and forward-looking
information. CGI disclaims any intention or obligation to publicly update or
revise any forward-looking statements or forward-looking information, whether
as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required
by applicable law. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these
forward-looking statements or on this forward-looking information.




For further information:

For further information: Investors: Lorne Gorber, Vice-President, Global
Communications and Investor Relations, CGI, (514) 841-3355,
lorne.gorber@cgi.com; Business Development: Steven Starace, Director, Trade
Services Group, CGI, (212) 612-3640, Steven.Starace@cgi.com; Media: Linda
Odorisio, Vice-president, US Communications, CGI, (703) 267-8118,
linda.odorisio@cgi.com; Cherelle Murphy, Senior Manager, Media Relations, ANZ,
+61-3-9273-6190, Cherelle.Murphy@anz.com; Kim Hanson, Senior Manager, Media
Relations, BMO, (416) 867-3996, kim.hanson@bmo.com


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