Computershare Acquires World's Leading Supplier of Entity Management Solutions


BRISTOL, England, July 5/ -- Computershare Limited (ASX:CPU) has today completed the acquisition of the Datacare Software Group (Datacare); the world's leading supplier of entity management and subsidiary governance solutions.

Founded in Ireland in 1983, Datacare has 63 employees in 5 countries, delivering corporate entity management software solutions to over 500 clients worldwide. The purchase continues Computershare's commitment to continually seek value-add products and services for its client base and complements our existing World Records business; which is the largest entity management software provider in the USA. The acquisition of Datacare will help us drive consolidation in the US market and position Computershare as the global leader in the industry.

With increased focus on corporate governance affecting companies all over the world, Computershare aims to offer all of its 14,000 clients around the globe access to the very best in data management solutions; and our acquisition of Datacare makes this possible.

Stuart Crosby, Computershare's CEO said: 'We're really excited to be taking Datacare's product global. Every single one of Computershare's clients around the globe stands to benefit from access to the very best in corporate entity management solutions in the very near future.'

Computershare is practiced at the integration of acquisitions, having successfully undertaken 66 globally in the past 12 years. Existing clients of both Datacare and World Records can expect service to continue as usual.

About Computershare Limited (CPU)
Computershare (ASX:CPU) is a global leader in share registration, employee equity plans, proxy solicitation and other specialised financial and communication services. Many of the world's largest companies employ our innovative solutions to maximise the value of their relationships with investors, employees, customers and members.

Computershare has approximately 10,000 employees across the world and serves 14,000 corporations and 100 million shareholders and employee accounts in 17 countries across five continents.

For more information, visit www.computershare.com

About Datacare
Datacare Software Group (Datacare) is the world's leading supplier of entity management and subsidiary governance solutions. Today over 250,000 legal entities are administered, governed and kept compliant using our software.

Founded in Ireland in 1985, Datacare entered the global stage in 2000 with the first true web-based global entity management software solution:
Global Corporate Manager. GCM was the first solution to truly globalize the work performed by Corporate Secretaries. We further expanded the scope recognizing the increasing interest in legal entities within an enterprise - entity management was born.

Source: Computershare Limited

For more information, contact Lucy Newcombe, Marketing Director, Computershare, Tel: +44-(0)-870-703-0041, Email: lucy.newcombe@computershare.co.uk

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