Sopra Steria - 2020 Convening Notice
2 SOPRA STERIA GROUP PRESENTATION’S IN 2019 Key events and recent developments
Key events and recent developments 3.
Key events during the year 3.1.
Sopra Steria Recruitment Ltd c. On 28 June 2019, the Group sold 100% of its recruitment subsidiary in the United Kingdom. In 2018, this business contributed €129 million to the Group’s consolidated revenue (see press release of 18 June 2019). INFRASTRUCTURE AND TECHNICAL FACILITIES 3.1.2. A total of €33.0 million was invested in 2019 in infrastructure and
ACQUISITIONS AND DISPOSALS IN 2019 3.1.1. During financial year 2019, the Sopra Steria Group announced the following transactions: SAB a. On 3 July 2019, the Group, via its subsidiary Sopra Banking Software, acquired a 70% stake in SAB, one of France’s leading core banking software developers, which generated revenue of €64.4 million in 2018. SAB and its subsidiaries have been consolidated in Sopra Steria’s financial statements since 3 July 2019. Under the terms of this acquisition, Sopra Banking Software granted SAB’s minority shareholders a put option for their shares, representing the 30% stake not yet owned by the Group. This option may only be exercised during the 2020 financial year (see press release of 10 April 2019). Sopra Financial Technology GmbH b. On 2 August 2019, Sopra Steria Group, the Group’s parent company, acquired a 51% stake in Sopra Financial Technology GmbH, the entity tasked by the Sparda cooperative banks in Germany with the development, maintenance and operation of their shared information system (see press release of 9 May 2019).
technical facilities, as against €52.2 million in 2018. Investments in facilities comprised the following:
land and buildings: €0.5 m; p fixtures and fittings: €16.9 m; p IT equipment: €15.6 m. p
Recent developments 3.2.
SODIFRANCE 3.2.1. On 21 February 2020, Sopra Steria announced plans to acquire Sodifrance (which posted 2019 revenue of €106.5 million) by signing an exclusive negotiation agreement with a view to acquiring a controlling interest of 94.03% of the company. If this controlling interest were acquired, a buyout offer (offre publique de retrait) would have to be filed with the AMF, followed by a squeeze-out (procédure de retrait obligatoire).
SOPRA STERIA NOTICE OF MEETING 2020
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