ABeam Consulting Completes the Acquisition of Catalyst Development

Tokyo, Japan – 12 March 2008

ABeam Consulting, a leading global provider of business transformation services, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Catalyst Development a financial services consulting firm to strengthen ABeam's large, predominantly Asian financial services practice, which has 800 consultants dedicated to 100 financial services clients including eight of the top ten Japanese banks, the top four Japanese leasing companies and four of the World’s top twelve insurance groups.

ABeam Consulting delivers major business transformation services to a number of the world’s largest financial services companies and the acquisition of Catalyst Development will further enable ABeam to expand both its range of services and its global delivery capability. “We are delighted to have acquired Catalyst Development as a major component of our growth strategy for financial services,” said Kazumasa Nishioka, President & Representative Director of ABeam. “The Catalyst team strengthens our financial services capabilities and enables us to service the world’s leading global financial institutions.”

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