Computershare Limited
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Computershare Limited

December 12, 2013 16:00 ET

Computershare Completes Acquisition of Olympia Corporate and Shareholder Services Assets

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 12, 2013) - Computershare Limited (ASX:CPU) announced today that it has finalized the acquisition of the Olympia Corporate and Shareholder Services assets (OCSS) from Olympia Financial Group Inc. (TSX:OLY). The acquisition includes transfer agency, corporate actions, corporate trust and employee plans services across Canada.

Olympia Corporate and Shareholder Services has over 50 employees and was founded in Calgary, Alberta in 1998. The acquisition of OCSS supports Computershare's commitment to its core business by bringing together two high-performance organizations to enhance the solutions offered to clients.

"These business lines are central to Computershare's core operation, and this acquisition supports our goal of providing ongoing superior service and innovative solutions to our clients," said Wayne Newling, President and CEO of Computershare Canada.

Computershare has extensive integration experience from acquisitions over the past decade, and continues to apply best practices to offer clients industry-leading services and solutions.

"This represents an important acquisition for Computershare. It allows us to extend our services in Western Canada and diversify our client base," said Stuart Crosby, Chief Executive Officer of Computershare.

About Computershare Limited (CPU)

Computershare (ASX:CPU) is a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, proxy solicitation and stakeholder communications. We also specialise in corporate trust, mortgage, bankruptcy, class action, utility and tax voucher administration, and a range of other diversified financial and governance services.

Founded in 1978, Computershare is renowned for its expertise in high integrity data management, high volume transaction processing and reconciliations, payments and stakeholder engagement. Many of the world's leading organisations use us to streamline and maximise the value of relationships with their investors, employees, creditors and customers.

Computershare is represented in all major financial markets and has over 14,000 employees worldwide.

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