STANDARD & POOR'S HAS ASSIGNED A BB+ RATING TO CEGEDIM WITH A STABLE OUTLOOK
Paris, May 11, 2010 - Cegedim, a global technology and services company
specializing in the healthcare field, announces that Standard & Poor's has
assigned a BB+ rating with a stable outlook.
Cegedim gets an excellent rating indicating the relevance and uniqueness of its
positioning. Indeed, Standard & Poor's describes the operational profile of
Cegedim as "satisfactory", stressing the relevance of its economic model.
In addition, the agency emphasizes that Cegedim's shareholding structure is
somewhat positive for its credit quality.
About Cegedim: Founded in 1969, Cegedim is a global technology and services
company specializing in the healthcare field. Cegedim supplies services,
technological tools, specialized software, data flow management services and
databases. Its offerings are targeted notably at healthcare industries, life
sciences companies, healthcare professionals and insurance companies. The world
leader in life sciences CRM, Cegedim is also one of the leading suppliers of
strategic healthcare industry data. Cegedim employs 8,600 people in more than 80
countries and generated revenue of EUR874 million in 2009.