Sopra Steria Group acquires the 8.62% stake in Axway sold by Société Générale

Paris, 31 May 2016: Sopra Steria Group acquires the stake in Axway held by Géninfo (Société Générale group), comprising 1,793,625 shares (8.62% of the share capital).

 For Société Générale, which has been a shareholder of Axway since its spin-off and listing in 2011, this transaction is in line with its policy of divesting its industry-sector holdings. It took place as an over-the-counter block sale at the price of €21.50 per share[1] for a total amount of €38.6 million.

Géninfo’s disposal of its entire stake in Axway entails the termination of the action in concert between Géninfo, Sopra Steria Group and Sopra GMT.

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[1] Axway’s share price as of 31 May 2016: €20.38