Getronics no longer in talks with US-based firm
This exploration has resulted in Getronics today announcing that, following preliminary discussions before either negotiations or due diligence were started, the talks with this party have been terminated.

Amsterdam, 18 July 2007

On 3 July 2007 Getronics announced, with reference to article 9b paragraph 1 of the Decree on the Supervision of the Securities Trade 1995 (Besluit toezicht effectenverkeer 1995), that it had received a formal expression of interest from a US-based firm to start negotiations with the objective to acquire all of the shares of the company, and that the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board had decided to explore this option and its strategic implications for the company going forward.

The company remains focused on serving its clients, working with its business partners and employees and creating value for shareholders.

This press release constitutes a press release as referred to in article 9b paragraph 2 under g of the Decree on the Supervision of the Securities Trade 1995.

No further information will be disclosed.

About Getronics

With some 25,000 employees in more than 25 countries and approximate revenues of EUR 2.6 billion, Getronics is a leading international provider of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) services and solutions.

Applying its expertise in workspace management, applications, and consulting and transformation services, Getronics helps organisations raise their performance and increase the productivity of their people, by providing them with the ability to share information and to work together efficiently, securely and effectively, wherever and whenever they need.

Getronics headquarters are in Amsterdam, with regional offices in Boston and Singapore. Getronics' shares are traded on Euronext Amsterdam ('GTN'). For further information about Getronics, visit