17/06/2008 Corporate News EN
Christian Steiner

SHS VIVEON AG wins new key account – De Lage Landen International BV

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Martinsried (near Munich), June 17th, 2008 – SHS VIVEON, a solution
provider for end-to-end customer management, has won a new, international
key account – De Lage Landen, a subsidiary of the Dutch Rabobank Group. The
Dutch financing specialist will use SHS VIVEON's GUARDEAN Gateway in
combination with SHS VIVEON’s Business Rule Engine as part of its credit
decision-making process. The agreement has been concluded for a term of
seven years, and underscores the strategic nature of the alliance between
SHS VIVEON and De Lage Landen.
De Lage Landen plans to integrate all of the European credit agency
providers into its system landscape. Credit agencies in the USA and Canada
are likely to be included in 2009. De Lage Landen will use SHS VIVEON's
GUARDEAN Gateway to link these providers with its credit decision-making
system. In addition, it will also use SHS VIVEON's Business Rule Engine. In
future, this will allow De Lage Landen to define and use intelligent
decision-making rules for the selection and effective use of credit
agencies in the credit decision-making process. The aim is to significantly
improve decision-making quality and to simultaneously cut costs for
enquiries made with credit agencies. In addition, this will significantly
accelerate the credit decision-making process. In the first stage,
decision-making rules for the whole of Europe were mapped in the GUARDEAN
Gateway Solution in fiscal year 2007. In the first instance, information
providers in each of Germany (already successfully implemented), Spain,
Italy and the United Kingdom will be linked in. The company then intends to
successively link in up to 30 credit agencies throughout Europe, the USA
and Canada.
De Lage Landen’s project co-leads Fal de Saint Phalle and Eric Janssens
state that 'The credit decision-making process is one of the key components
of our value chain. We believe that SHS VIVEON’s GUARDEAN Gateway in
combination with SHS VIVEON’s Business Rule Engine is the best solution to
improve our service to our customers'
SHS VIVEON's CEO, Dirk Roesing, is very pleased with this new customer: 'We
are proud to have expanded our international customer base with De Lage
Landen, thus again demonstrating our capabilities and proving our
competence for customer risk management.'

De Lage Landen is a global provider of high-quality asset-based financing
products. Headquartered in Eindhoven (the Netherlands), De Lage Landen is
100% owned by Rabobank. This Dutch bank is Triple-A rated by the major
rating agencies Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s. With offices and joint
ventures in more than 30 countries worldwide, De Lage Landen specializes in
asset financing and vendor finance programs on a worldwide scale. De Lage
Landen also offers private-label leasing programs for the Banking industry,
and delivers a broad range of financial services to leasing organizations
and non-banking financial institutions. The global offering also includes
an array of commercial finance solutions.

The company focuses on the following industries: Food & Agriculture,
Healthcare, Office Equipment, Technology Finance, Financial Institutions,
Trucks & Trailers and Materials Handling. In 2007 De Lage Landen grew its
net profit to €234 million ($321 million) and its lease portfolio to €20.7
billion ($30.5 billion). By year end 2007, De Lage Landen had 4,735
employees. For more information, please visit our website:

SHS VIVEON AG is a pan-European business and IT consulting firm for
customer management solutions, with a range of products specializing in
customer risk management. The company offers market-leading expertise in
customer value and customer risk management. SHS VIVEON pioneers for the
convergence of these two topics, which aim to optimally further develop
customers and companies. Its other core competences span all of the
decisive issues for implementing successful customer management: customer
interaction management, customer analytics, customer management
applications as well as business intelligence and data warehouse.
SHS VIVEON AG, based in Martinsried (by Munich), is listed in Frankfurt
Stock Exchange’s Prime Standard and has a presence in four European
countries with four subsidiaries and eleven locations: SHS VIVEON GmbH (D),
SHS VIVEON Schweiz AG (CH), SHS Polar Sistemas Informáticos S.L. (E) and
SHS VIVEON Iberia S.L. (E). SHS VIVEON is one of Europe’s leading providers
for customer management with more than 500 employees and in excess of 150
customers in 15 countries, of which 30% are included in Fortune 500
International. SHS VIVEON’s customers include well-known companies from the
financial services, industrial and retail and telecommunications segments,
including BayWa, BMW Financial Services, Credit Suisse, DaimlerChrysler,
Deutsche Telekom, Ingram Micro, RaabKarcher, o2 Deutschland, Orange,
SüdLeasing and Telefonica. Further information on the company can be found
at: www.The-Customer-Management-Company.com

For further information please contact:

Matthias Seidel
Fraunhoferstraße 12
D-82152 Martinsried (near Munich)
T +49 (0) 89 747257-102
F +49 (0) 89 747257-10

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Hartmut Schultz
Höchlstr. 2
D-81675 Munich
T +49 (0) 89 992496-20
F +49 (0) 89 992496-22

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Language: English
Fraunhoferstraße 12
82152 Martinsried bei München
Phone: +49 (0)89 747-257-0
Fax: +49 (0)89 747-257-10
E-mail: investor.relations@shs-viveon.com
Internet: www.shs-viveon.com
ISIN: DE0005072409
WKN: 507240
Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr
in Berlin, Stuttgart, München, Hamburg, Düsseldorf

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