Beta Systems Software AG

EANS-Adhoc: Beta Systems Software AG sells subsidiary DETEC Software GmbH to UNICOM Systems, Inc.

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C.E.O. Interviews/Divestment

13.07.2012


-       Consistent continuation of strategic realignment
-       Management Board change at Beta Systems Software AG as of Dec 31, 2012

Berlin, July 13, 2012 - Beta Systems Software AG (BSS, ISIN DE0005224406) today
sold 100% of its shares in the subsidiary DETEC Software GmbH, Ruesselsheim. The
sale takes place with economic effect as of July 31, 2012. DETEC is acquired by
UNICOM Systems Inc, Mission Hills, USA, a global IT provider belonging to the
UNICOM Group. The purchase price runs to a figure in the single-digit million
euros mid-range.


Consistent continuation of strategic reorientation
By selling this no longer strategic entity, Beta Systems continues to pursue its
consistent strategic realignment process, focusing on key areas of expertise. As
a result of the sale, Beta Systems anticipates a cash inflow in the amount of
the full purchase price for the fiscal year 2011/12 as well as extraordinary
income at both group level (IFRS) and corporation level (HGB/German Commercial
Code).

Change to the Management Board of Beta Systems Software AG as of Dec 31, 2012
The Supervisory Board and Management Board Member and CEO Jürgen Herbott have
mutually agreed not to extend Mr. Herbott's current period of office beyond the
end of December 2012.

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Information and explanations on the issuer of this ad-hoc statement

DETEC Software GmbH generates annual sales of approx. € 3 million and employs
some 20 staff at its Ruesselsheim location. As a software manufacturer, DETEC
specializes in products and services for the design, production and distribution
of professionally designed business documents - whether printed or in digital
form.

With its new "DoXite" product generation and the "Lasersoft" product, DETEC
specifically supports professional internal and external business communication
(B2B, B2C) of its approx. 350 customers in Germany and abroad. DETEC has been
valuable part of the Beta Systems Group since 2009.

Further details of the transaction will be announced shortly in a joint press
release.

End of information and explanation

Beta Systems Software Aktiengesellschaft
Beta Systems Software Aktiengesellschaft (General Standard: BSS, ISIN
DE0005224406) provides high-quality software products and solutions in the IT
security and transparency area, as well as for the automated processing of
ultra-large data and document volumes. In its 'Data Center Automation & Audit',
'Identity & Access Governance' and 'Document Processing & Audit' business areas,
the company supports customers from the financial services, industrial,
retail/wholesale, logistics and IT services areas in the optimization of IT
security and the automation of business process, and with an extensive range of
products, solutions and consulting in the 'GRC – Governance, Risk & Compliance'
area for legal and business compliance requirements.

Beta Systems was founded in 1983, has been listed on the stock market since
1997. The Berlin headquartered company employs around 270 members of staff. Beta
Systems operates both nationally and internationally with 15 Group companies and
numerous partner companies. Globally, more than 1,300 customers in over 30
countries are optimizing their processes and improving their security in more
than 3,200 operational installations using Beta Systems products and solutions.
The company is one of Europe's leading medium-sized, independent software
solution providers, and generates around 50% of its revenue abroad.

More information on the company and its products can be found under
www.betasystems.com.

You can also visit Beta Systems at www.twitter.com/BetaSystems,
www.facebook.com/BetaSystems and www.xing.com/companies/betasystemssoftwareag.

Further inquiry note:
Company:

Beta Systems Software AG
Arne Baßler
Director Corporate Communications
Tel.: +49 (0)30 726 118-170
Fax: +49 (0)30 726 118-881
e-mail: arne.bassler@betasystems.com

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issuer:      Beta Systems Software AG
             Alt Moabit 90d
             D-10559 Berlin
phone:       +49(0)30 726118 0
FAX:         +49(0)30 726118 800
mail:     info@betasystems.com
WWW:      http://www.betasystems.com
sector:      Software
ISIN:        DE0005224406
indexes:     CDAX, General All Share
stockmarkets: free trade: Berlin, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart, regulated
             dealing/general standard: Frankfurt 
language:   English
 



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