iSoftStone Acquires Adventier Consulting

The Acquisition to Strengthen iSoftStone's ERP Consulting and Delivery Capabilities in the Global Marketplace

Aug 04, 2011, 07:11 ET from iSoftStone Information Technology (Group) Co., Ltd.

BEIJING and NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- iSoftStone Holdings Limited ("iSoftStone" or the "Company") (NYSE: ISS), a leading China-based IT services provider, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Adventier Consulting Group, Inc., a U.S.-based ERP consulting services company that provides enterprise resource planning ("ERP") consulting services and solutions to many Fortune 500 companies. With the addition of Adventier, iSoftStone is expected to enhance further its end-to-end service offerings, including ERP consulting and delivery capabilities, to both its global and Chinese clients.

Mr. T.W. Liu, iSoftStone's Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, said, "We are very pleased to welcome Adventier to our company. By leveraging Adventier's leadership team and expertise, iSoftStone is expected to quickly expand our ERP consulting and delivery capabilities in both China, the U.S., and in global markets. We look forward to working closely with our new colleagues from Adventier to jointly deliver increasing value to our clients."

Mr. Eric Kang, Adventier's Founder and Chief Executive Officer, said, "We are excited to be part of iSoftStone. Adventier is looking forward to enhancing our service and solution capabilities and further solidifying iSoftStone's leading position in greater China and the global market."

iSoftStone safe harbor statement

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About Adventier

Founded in May 2008 by Eric Kang, Adventier is a U.S.-based provider of ERP consulting services and solutions to mid-sized to large enterprises, including many Fortune 500 companies. Adventier has major clients in the consumer goods, high-tech, manufacture, and pharmaceutical industry verticals. For more information, please visit: www.adventier.com

About iSoftStone

iSoftStone is a leading China-based IT services provider serving both greater China and global clients. iSoftStone provides an integrated suite of IT services and solutions including consulting & solutions, IT services, and business process outsourcing services. The company focuses on industry verticals that include technology, communications, banking, financial services, insurance, energy, transportation, and public sectors. For more, please visit: www.isoftstone.com

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iSoftStone for media

Ms. Sophie Yang

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Email: jhyang@isoftstone.com

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SOURCE iSoftStone Information Technology (Group) Co., Ltd.



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