DATATEC LIMITED - Acquisition of US-based Advanced Technology Integration Group for $42 million
29 July 2015 8:00
DTC 201507290005A
Acquisition of US-based Advanced Technology Integration Group for $42 million

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

Acquisition of US-based Advanced Technology
Integration Group for $42 million

Datatec Limited ("Datatec” or the “Group”, JSE and LSE: DTC), the international Information and
Communication Technology (ICT) group, announces that its subsidiary, Logicalis, Inc. (“Logicalis”),
has conditionally agreed to acquire Advanced Technology Integration Group (“ATIG”), a solution
provider offering system integration and professional services to enterprise and commercial
customers across the Midwest region of the United States, for up to $42 million (including contingent
consideration) from MCPc, Inc. (“MCPc”).

The acquisition will consolidate Logicalis’ presence in the key Midwest region and present significant
cross selling opportunities for its services offering. Its offering is highly complementary to Logicalis’.
MCPc is selling ATIG to focus on their end user computing business, an area where Logicalis does not

In the year ended 31 December 2014, ATIG had revenues of $133m and the acquisition is expected
to be earnings enhancing for Datatec.

ATIG employs over 100 skilled staff across 14 offices and provides enterprise networking, data
centre, unified communications, cloud and managed services solutions to a range of vertical markets
including healthcare, state and local government and education.

The acquisition is subject to a number of closing conditions and is expected to become effective in
September 2015.

Jens Montanana, Datatec's Chief Executive Officer, commented:

"ATIG adds significant scale to Logicalis’ presence in the Midwest and is central to the
consolidation of our position in that market.

“It also strengthens strategic relationships with key vendor partners Cisco, VMWare and
HP and broadens our services scope into a new customer group.”

29 July 2015

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