PARIS — (BUSINESS WIRE) — June 14, 2012 — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced it is holding its 2012 Capital Markets Day dedicated to analysts and investors, and hosted at the Company’s headquarters in Vélizy-Villacoublay, France. The presentations are being recorded and will be available for replay in the afternoon of June 15th.
Bernard Charlès, President and CEO and Thibault de Tersant, Senior EVP and CFO, will be joined by the Senior Management Team, to discuss the beginning of a new horizon, 3DEXPERIENCE.
“In February we announced an expansion of our strategy based on our 3DEXPERIENCE platform, reflecting the fact that the way in which companies are innovating is anticipated to evolve significantly as enterprises place their end-customers at the heart of their innovation process,” commented Bernard Charlès, Dassault Systèmes President and Chief Executive Officer.
“Working closely with our customers, we have enriched our Version 6 platform over the past couple of years. Leveraging the combination of intelligent information technologies, social innovation capabilities and realistic 3D virtual experiences, together with our 3D modeling tools, we are ready to pioneer a new technological wave: a 3DEXPERIENCE platform to serve the social enterprise of the 21st century. 3D experiences are a catalyst for innovation, enabling any enterprise stakeholder to participate in the innovation process, contributing to drive value for the end consumer.”
Dassault Systèmes reaffirms its 2014 financial growth target: on track to more than double non-IFRS EPS to about €3.70 to €4.00 in 2014
The Company is reaffirming its 2014 financial target. As first outlined on June 15, 2010 at its previous Capital Markets Day, the Company publicly disclosed its five-year financial objectives, including the principal goal to more than double non-IFRS EPS from €1.86 per share in 2009 to about €3.70 to €4.00 per share in 2014.
2012 Key Investor Relations Events
Second Quarter Earnings, July 26, 2012
Third Quarter Earnings, October 25, 2012
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About Dassault Systèmes
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. Dassault Systèmes’ collaborative solutions foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. The group brings value to over 150,000 customers of all sizes, in all industries, in more than 80 countries. For more information, visit www.3ds.com.
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