RKS signs agreement with CGI

RKS signs agreement with CGI Swedish IT consultancy, RKS has signed an agreement to work with CGI Group (Europe) Ltd on the implementation of GIOS (Global Insurance Open Solution) at Nordics based IF Skadeförsäkring AB. Under this agreement - worth approximately 15 million Swedish kronor over a 12-month period - RKS will provide consultancy services to CGI. Over the next 2-3 years the system will be implemented across all of IF's 86 offices, being modified and tailored to meet the company's needs. "RKS has just launched RKS Finans & Försäkring, a new subsidiary for the Finance and Insurance sectors. This agreement reflects our commitment to these markets and we are extremely pleased to be able to offer our Oracle skills and consultancy services to such a major player in the global IT services arena," says Ingemar Söderlind, President of RKS. GIOS is a highly flexible component-based solution, covering all aspects of administration for all forms of insurance products including life, pensions and investment as well as non-life - personal, commercial and health. Specifically developed for today's e-business needs, it is easily adaptable to any market and is a multi-language, multi-company and multi-currency solution. It handles multiple distribution channels, business-to-business and business-to-client. RKS AB (publ) RKS is an IT consultancy company offering qualified consultant services, integrated business solutions and B2B e-business solutions. RKS mission is to apply its extensive knowledge and experience in close cooperation with its clients in order to deliver the markets' best solutions for developing business processes. Its customers are large and middle-sized companies and organisations that base their competitiveness on effective use of information technology. RKS has 18 offices in Sweden, 380 employees and is registered on the Stockholm Stock exchange (O- listan).Web site www.rks.se. About CGI CGI Group (Europe) Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of CGI Group Inc. whose world headquarters are located in Montreal, Canada. Founded in 1976, CGI is the largest independent Canadian information technology consulting firm and the fifth largest in North America, based on its headcount of close to 10,000 professionals. CGI's order backlog totals approximately CDN$7.0 billion and its revenue stands at CDN$1.4 billion. CGI provides end-to-end IT services and business solutions to 2,500 clients in Canada, United States and more than 20 countries around the world. CGI's shares are listed on the New York Exchange (GIB), as well as on the Toronto Stock Exchange (GIB.A). They are included in the Toronto Stock Exchange's TSE 100 index as well as the S&P/TSE Canadian Information Technology index. Web site: www.cgi.ca. For further information, please contact: RKS Tomas Nabel, Regional tel +46 8 email:tomas.nabel@rks.se Manager 729 18 10 Kenneth Lind, Business tel +46 8 Email:kenneth.lind@rks.se developer 729 18 19 Karin Perntoft, Head of tel +46 70 email:karin.perntoft@rks.s Communication 523 87 54 e CGI (via Portfolio Communications Ltd.) Lisa Carter tel: +44 (0)207 240 6959 email: lisa.carter@portmet.co.uk Louisa Constable tel: +44 (0)207 240 6959 email: louisa.constable@portmet.co.uk ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/06/27/20010627BIT00190/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/06/27/20010627BIT00190/bit0001.pdf