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Lodestone Holding AG, headquartered in Zurich, is a global consulting firm advising international companies on strategy and process optimization as well as IT transformation. With a value-integration approach, Lodestone pursues a value-adding combination of management and IT consulting. Founded in 2005, the firm has grown to more than 850 employees (thereof around 750 consultants) in 17 countries on five continents. Lodestone's advisory services are primarily geared to the life science, chemical and financial services industries as well as the investment, automotive and consumer goods sectors.For further information, please visit http://www.lodestonemc.com Legal Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, which statements include those regarding the expected closing date of the proposed acquisition, Infosys' expectations regarding the business, products and prospects of the combined company, and Infosys' expectations regarding the impact of the proposed acquisition. The statements contained in this press release that are not purely historical are forward-looking statements and include, without limitation, statements regarding our expectations, beliefs, intentions or strategies regarding the future. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by terminology such as "may," "will," "should," "expects," "plans," "anticipates," "believes," "intends," "estimates," "predicts," "potential," or "continue" or the negative of these terms or other comparable terminology. These statements are based on the current expectations or beliefs of management of Infosys and are subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances that, if they were to never materialize or prove incorrect, could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected, expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results or outcomes to be materially different from those anticipated in this press release include, among others, the inability to obtain necessary regulatory approvals for the proposed acquisition or to obtain them on acceptable terms; the risk that the Agreement is terminated; the inability of Infosys or Lodestone to satisfy the conditions to the closing of the proposed acquisition; the inability of Infosys to successfully integrate Lodestone and its services, employees and customers; and any disruptions in the market for the products and services of Infosys and Lodestone. Additional risks that could affect these forward-looking statements are more fully described in Infosys' filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012, and its subsequent filings on Form 6-K. These filings are available at http://www.sec.gov. Infosys does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements. Details of Press Conference