Beta Systems Software AG

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Mergers - Acquisitions - Takeovers / Merger of Kleindienst Datentechnik AG with Beta Systems Software AG becomes effective

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25.08.2005

Berlin, 25 August 2005 - The merger of Kleindienst Datentechnik AG ("Kleindienst") (KLD, ISIN DE0006290208) with Beta Systems Software AG ("Beta Systems") (BSS, ISIN DE0005224406) became effective today, 25 August 2005, by way of its entry in the Commercial Register of Beta Systems at the Charlottenburg Local Court, Berlin. As of the merger becoming effective, Kleindienst is dissolved and the assets of Kleindienst are transferred in full to Beta Systems. The conversion ratio for the merger was stipulated as three Beta Systems shares for five Kleindienst shares, or 0.6 Beta Systems shares per Kleindienst share. The conversion of Kleindienst shares will be implemented automatically over the next few days by the custodian banks and with Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, Frankfurt/Main acting as trustee, and is free of charge to Kleindienst shareholders entitled to participate in the exchange. As of the merger becoming effective, the admission of Kleindienst shares to the regulated market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (General Standard) expires. The listing of the former Kleindienst shares on the regulated market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange is expected to end as of 26 August 2005. The intention is that it will be possible to trade former Kleindienst shares with the addition "conversion rights for shares in Beta Systems Software AG" from 29 August 2005 to 31 August 2005 under the current ISIN (DE0006290208). The listing of the new shares in Beta Systems on the regulated market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Prime Standard) is intended for 1 September 2005, subject to their admission on 31 August 2005. For further information on the conversion of the shares, please refer to the disclosure by Beta Systems, which is expected to be published in Boersen-Zeitung on 27 August 2005 and in the electronic version of the Bundesanzeiger (Federal Gazette) on 30 August 2005.

Beta Systems Software AG The Management Board

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Beta Systems Software AG, Berlin, Germany Beta Systems Software (Prime Standard: BSS on the German stock market) is a leading provider of high-performance enterprise solutions which enable companies to improve the efficiency of their business processes in the areas of Identity Management, Enterprise Content Management, Scheduling and Storage Management. Beta Systems’ core skills are centered on developing automated solutions that reduce costs and qualitatively optimize the processing of large quantities of data in z/OS, Unix, Linux and Windows environments.

Beta Systems has been listed on the stock market since 1997, has 758 employees (as of June 2005) and operates worldwide through 15 own subsidiaries and through several corporate partners. IT service providers and large financial services and insurance companies are among Beta Systems’ customers, as are enterprises in the areas of trade, industry, telecommunications, logistics and energy supply, and public authorities. For further information, please visit our website at www.betasystems.com

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Further inquiry note:
Investor Relations
Arne Baßler
Beta Systems Software AG
Tel.: +49 (0)30 726 118 170
Fax: +49 (0)30 726 118 881
E-Mail: arne.bassler@betasystems.com

Branche: Software
ISIN:      DE0005224406
WKN:        522440
Index:    Prime Standard, CDAX, Prime All Share, Technologie All Share
Börsen:  Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse / regulated dealing
              Berliner Wertpapierbörse / free trade
              Hamburger Wertpapierbörse / free trade
              Baden-Württembergische Wertpapierbörse / free trade
              Börse Düsseldorf / free trade
              Niedersächsische Börse zu Hannover / free trade
              Bremer Wertpapierbörse (BWB) / free trade



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