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Highly successful 6th Employee Share Ownership Plan

Paris, November 18, 2019 – Capgemini today announced the significant oversubscription of its sixth employee share ownership plan, which amounted to 2.75 million shares representing approximately 1.6% of the Group’s share capital.

The sixth employee shareholding plan, aimed at associating employees with the development and performance of the Group, was a great success with a subscription rate over 160%. More than 33,700 employees in the 25 participating countries subscribed to the plan, representing 16% of the Group’s eligible headcount. This new Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP) will help maintain employee share ownership above 5% of the capital.

For Paul Hermelin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Capgemini Group: “This sixth plan, like the previous ones, proved to be very popular with our employees. This success demonstrates their commitment to their company. It also further reinforces my conviction of the importance of employee share ownership for a group like ours”.

In accordance with the terms of the employee share ownership plan published on September 19, 2019, 2,750,000 new shares, i.e. the maximum number of shares offered, were subscribed at a unit price of €92.27. The corresponding capital increase of 253.7 million euros is scheduled for December 18, 2019.


About Capgemini

Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology, and engineering services. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organisations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. A responsible and multicultural company of 265,000 people in nearly 50 countries, Capgemini’s purpose is to unleash human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. With Altran, the Group reported 2019 combined global revenues of €17 billion.

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Florence Lièvre
Florence Lièvre
Press relations, Capgemini
+33 1 47 54 50 71

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Vincent Biraud
Vincent Biraud
Investor Relations, Capgemini
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