Sopra Steria - 2019 Universal registration document
1 BUSINESS OVERVIEWAND STRATEGIES Sopra Steria Group at a glance
Sopra Steria Group at a glance 1.
Corporate name: Sopra Steria Group Until 2 September 2014, the name of the Company was “Sopra Group”. As a result of the successful public exchange offer made by Sopra Group for the shares of Groupe Steria SCA (see press release dated 6 August 2014), the Board of Directors met on 3 September 2014, with Pierre Pasquier presiding, and recorded the entry into effect of several resolutions conditionally adopted at the General Meeting of 27 June 2014. Among the consequences of the implementation of these resolutions was the change in the corporate name from “Sopra Group” to “Sopra Steria Group”. Registered office: PAE Les Glaisins, Annecy-le-Vieux, 74940 Annecy – France. The telephone number is +33(0)4 50 33 30 30. Head office: 6 avenue Kleber, 75116 Paris – France. The telephone number is +33(0)1 40 67 29 29. Legal form: French société anonyme. Company website: https://www.soprasteria.com (1) Date of incorporation: 5 January 1968, with a term of fifty years as from 25 January 1968, renewed at the General Meeting of 19 June 2012 for a subsequent term of ninety-nine years. Corporate purpose: “The Company’s purpose is: To engage, in France and elsewhere, in consulting, expertise, research and training with regard to corporate organisation and information processing, in computer analysis and programming and in the performance of customised work. The design and creation of automation and management systems, including the purchase and assembly of components and equipment, and appropriate software. The creation or acquisition of and the operation of other businesses or establishments of a similar type.
And, generally, all commercial or financial transactions, movable or immovable, directly or indirectly related to said corporate purpose or in partnership or in association with other companies or persons” (Article 2 of the Articles of Association). Commercial registration: 326 820 065 RCS Annecy Place where legal documents may be consulted: Registered office. ISIN: FR0000050809 Financial year: From 1 January to 31 December of each year. Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) : 96950020QIOHAAK9V551 Appropriation of earnings according to the Articles of Association “An amount of at least five per cent shall be deducted from the profit for the financial year, reduced by prior losses, if any, in order to constitute the statutory reserve fund. Such deduction shall cease to be mandatory when the amount in the statutory reserve fund is equal to one-tenth of the share capital. Profit available for distribution comprises the profit for the year less any losses carried forward and amounts allocated to reserves, pursuant to the law and the Articles of Association, plus retained earnings. The General Meeting may deduct from this profit all amounts that it deems appropriate for allocation to all optional, ordinary or extraordinary reserves, or to retained earnings. The balance, if any, is apportioned at the General Meeting between all shareholders in proportion to the number of shares that they own. The General Meeting may also decide to distribute amounts deducted from the reserves at its disposal, expressly indicating the reserve items from which the deductions are made. However, dividends shall first be withdrawn from the profits for the financial year.” (Excerpt from Article 37 of the Articles of Association) .
History of Sopra Steria Group 2.
A LONG HISTORY OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP Backed by our strong entrepreneurial culture and our sense of collective purpose, we work every day to deliver a range of solutions, from consulting to systems integration, on behalf of our clients. We aim to be the benchmark partner for large public authorities, financial and industrial operators, and strategic companies in the main countries where we operate. We focus on being relevant at all times and ensuring that our impact is a positive one, both for society and from a business perspective.
October 2015 boosts its presence in the product lifecycle management (PLM) market. Following the acquisition of software house Cassiopae, finalised in January 2017, three new companies joined the Sopra Steria Group in 2017: Kentor, 2MoRO and Galitt. In 2018, the Group acquires the German IT services company BLUECARAT to strengthen its position in Germany and offer new growth opportunities for its local subsidiary, as well as Apak to expand its range of lending solutions. In 2019, Sopra Steria takes two important steps forward in the core banking market: the acquisition of SAB and the partnership with seven German banks in the Sparda banking group, involving the construction of a digital platform. At the end of 2019, Sopra Steria also bolsters its operations and consolidates its strategy by launching its new digital transformation consulting brand, Sopra Steria Next.
A new strategic plan to promote expansion and competitiveness
The Sopra Steria 2020 Project is launched to improve performance in all areas and increase added value. The acquisition of CIMPA in
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SOPRA STERIA UNIVERSAL REGISTRATION DOCUMENT 2019
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