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Key figures

On the road to recovery

CAPGEMINI SHARE PERFORMANCE BASED ON CAC 40 INDEX AND DJ STOXX INDEX

(from January 1, 2003 to March 31, 2005)

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Cours de l'action CapGemini

WORKFORCE

(at December 31, 2004)

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Effectif

ORDER BOOK

 

ÉVOLUTION DU CARNET DE COMMANDE

The order book, which rose to nearly €10 billion in 2002 and 2003, reached a record high in 2004 of €14 billion, €11 billion ofáwhich relate to outsourcing contracts.

REVENUEáANDáWORKFORCE

 

CHIFFRE D'AFFAIRES ET EFFECTIF

Revenue for 2004 is €6,291 million an increase of 9.3% at current exchange rates and perimeter (2.7% at constant exchange rates andperimeter), compared to 2003.

QUARTERLY REVENUE EVOLUTION

 

ÉVOLUTION TRIMESTRIELLE DU CHIFFRE D'AFFAIRES

In 2004, the Group returned to growth. Following a first half in which Capgemini rebalanced its business portfolio and continued toábusiness stabilized, theásecond half showed a strong sequential growth, make inroads into the outsourcing arena, mainly in transformational especially in the fourth quarter which the third quarter.

PORTFOLIO EVOLUTION

 

ÉVOLUTION DU PORTEFEUILLE

Capgemini rebalanced its business portfolio and continued to make inroads into the outsourcing arena, mainly in transformational outsourcing and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO).

OPERATION INCOME

 

RÉSULTAT D'EXPLOITATION

Following an operating deficit during the first half of 2004, the recovery was confirmed during the second half for an operating income of €78 million.

REVENUE BREAKDOWN AND OPERATING INCOME BY REGION

 

RÉPARTITION DU CHIFFRE D'AFFAIRES ET DU RÉSULTAT D'EXPLOITATION PAR RÉGION

All the European operations saw an improvement in operating income during the second half of 2004.

"RIGHTSHORE"™ DELIVERY MODEL

 

MODÈLE DE PRODUCTION RIGHTSHORE™

The global network of “Rightshore”™ delivery centers developed by the Group is a competitive advantage for both its outsourcing and systems integration offerings.

NET INCOME

 

RÉSULTAT NET

NET CASH

 

TRÉSORERIE NETTE

At the end of 2004, the Group's net cash was €402 million, mainly to restructuring costs 197 compared to €266 million at the end of 2003. This financial and to negative variations in structure is all the more solid since, with the exception of the U.S., deferredátaxes. the essential restructuring operations are behind us.