DATATEC LIMITED - Proposed acquisition of German services and solutions provider Inforsacom
2 December 2014 9:00
DTC 201412020010A
Proposed acquisition of German services and solutions provider Inforsacom

Datatec Limited
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration number: 1994/005004/06)
ISIN: ZAE000017745
Share Code: DTC


Datatec Limited, (JSE/AIM: DTC, "Datatec" or “the Group”), the 
international Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Group, 
announces that its subsidiary, Logicalis Group Limited (“Logicalis”), has 
signed agreements to acquire 100% of the issued share capital of 
Inforsacom Holding GmbH (“Inforsacom”), a German ICT services and solutions
Inforsacom is a provider of database, storage and infrastructure solutions
 and services with operations across the major economic centres of Germany. 
The acquisition will significantly enhance Logicalis’ scale and capabilities 
in the German ICT market. Inforsacom has an annual turnover of 
approximately $140 million and employs 160 staff. 

Jens Montanana, Datatec’s Chief Executive Officer commented:

“The acquisition of Inforsacom creates a larger platform with broader 
ICT services capabilities to augment Logicalis’ existing German operations,
 in line with the strategy of growing our presence in Europe.”

The acquisition is subject to the approval by the German Competition 
Authorities and the South African Reserve Bank and is expected to be 
finalised in January 2015. 

2 December 2014

RAND MERCHANT BANK (A division of FirstRand Bank Limited)

Datatec Limited (
Jens Montanana – Chief Executive Officer
+44 (0) 1753 797118
Jurgens Myburgh – Chief Financial Officer
+27 (0) 11 233 3301
Wilna de Villiers – Group Marketing Manager
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Jefferies International Limited – Nominated Adviser and Broker
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Instinctif Partners
Frederic Cornet/Bianca Samson (SA)
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Adrian Duffield/Chantal Woolcock (UK)
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