Friday, May 19, 2006

ACS to Acquire Intellinex, LLC to Enhance Learning Solutions HRO Capabilities

Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (NYSE: ACS), a premier provider of business process outsourcing and information technology solutions, announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Intellinex, LLC, an Ernst & Young LLP enterprise and leader in integrated learning solutions. The transaction is expected to close within 30 days and is subject to Hart-Scott-Rodino approval as well as other customary closing conditions.

"We expect all of ACS/Intellinex's customers, including Ernst & Young, will benefit from their combined knowledge and expertise," said Mike Hamilton, Americas Chief Learning and Development Officer for Ernst & Young LLP. "Ernst & Young was recently ranked third in Training magazine's Training Top 100, and we believe this transaction will allow us to focus even more of our efforts on the development and implementation of world-class learning content and programs for our people."

"Intellinex has demonstrated its value to our global organization through the services and technologies it offers," said Pierre Hurstel, Ernst & Young Global Managing Partner -- People. "Through its affiliation with ACS, I believe Intellinex will become even more effective in the delivery and implementation of our learning programs. I look forward to a continued relationship and am confident that the innovation and commitment Ernst & Young has received from Intellinex can only strengthen."

Ernst & Young LLP has entered into a multi-year learning services agreement with ACS/Intellinex to use its technology and administrative training support, as well as its learning design, to facilitate the delivery of the training content developed by Ernst & Young to its people.

Established in 2000 by Ernst & Young LLP, Intellinex has been recognized in the Leader Quadrant by the Gartner Group, most recently in its 2005 Learning Management System Magic Quadrant. More than 300 Intellinex employees at its headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio, and at locations in Irving, Texas, Lakewood, Colorado, and Europe, will become part of ACS when the transaction closes.

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