MCAD/MCAE Industry View - A June 2011 Update

Demonstrating its broad industry focus, the addition of Enginuity expands Dassault Systèmes’ already extensive suite of collaborative business process solutions based on the ENOVIA V6 platform. Using ENOVIA V6, formula-centric companies in the pharmaceutical, personal care, cosmetics, food and beverage, flavor/fragrance industries will be able to accelerate product innovation and product launches while successfully navigating complex regulatory requirements and more effectively managing and leveraging their formula, packaging and consumer Intellectual Property in a single, global PLM solution .

Dassault Systèmes Acquired Intercim, LLC, a market leader in manufacturing and production operations management software solutions for advanced and highly regulated industries to integrate with its V6 DELMIA software applications.

The combining values of DELMIA and Intercim bring together the factory communities with the manufacturing and product engineers, for an immediate common understanding of the products being built with their potential non-conformance and deviations. This translates for customers into faster turn-around time to correct issues, improved product quality, higher production efficiency and conformity information for certification purposes.

CLAAS Boosts Innovation with V6 Solutions from Dassault Systèmes.

CLAAS, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of agricultural equipment and products, has committed to shaping its entire product creation process worldwide – from design, construction and simulation to system validation and production planning – with CATIA V6, ENOVIA V6, DELMIA V6, and SIMULIA V6.

Jaguar Land Rover and Dassault Systemes Agree to New Strategic Partnership.

The agreement, signed by Dassault Systèmes President and CEO Bernard Charlès and Jaguar Land Rover CEO Dr. Ralf Speth, will see advanced digital 3D simulation and development tools transform Jaguar Land Rover’s Product Development processes. The two companies will work together to jointly develop industry-leading product creation solutions. Jaguar Land Rover will deploy Dassault Systèmes’ V6 solutions for Product Lifecycle Management - the process which drives and controls all vehicle creation processes - to increase operational efficiency and reduce complexity through enhanced innovation and accelerated development capabilities.

Lockheed Martin Expands Use of Dassault Systèmes DELMIA Robotics Implementation.

Lockheed Martin has migrated its F-35 Lightning II robotic painting workcells to Dassault Systèmes’ DELMIA Robotics. A long-time user of DELMIA manufacturing simulation solutions, Lockheed Martin’s new implementation of DELMIA Robotics has made the company’s manufacturing processes more efficient, leveraging a common interface across its CATIA design authoring and DELMIA digital manufacturing solutions.

Dassault Systèmes Assists Parker Aerospace in Managing Regulatory Compliance.

Parker Aerospace, an operating unit of Parker Hannifin Corporation, the world’s leading producer of motion and control technology solutions, is implementing ENOVIA V6 to better manage regulatory compliance, consolidate disparate systems and enable quicker product data inquiries.

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes to Deploy Dassault Systèmes V6 Solution.

McLaren Racing, the operating arm of the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula 1 team, and Dassault Systèmes announced a new partnership to further enhance racing car development efficiency. The agreement sees McLaren Racing committing to Dassault Systèmes’ open V6 PLM solutions for integrated design development, analysis and management. ENOVIA V6 forms McLaren Racing’s collaborative innovation backbone by providing a single IP reference for managing engineering, intellectual property and business processes. CATIA V6 will be used for innovative design and concurrent engineering, enhancing McLaren’s development efficiency.

Business Outlook

Thibault de Tersant,
Senior Executive Vice President and CFO, commented, “Our first quarter financial results reflected a number of positive dynamics across our businesses and solid operational management. Our strong revenue performance in combination with good expense management led to our non-IFRS operating margin coming in at 28.3% and non-IFRS earnings per share growing 47%.

“Based upon our first quarter results, business trends and recently completed acquisitions, we believe we are positioned to offset the potential impact on revenues that may arise as a consequence of the earthquake in Japan. Therefore, although reducing the reported revenue range outlook to reflect currency assumption changes, we are reconfirming our 2011 constant currency revenue growth objective, including our 15% constant currency new licenses revenue growth goal, as well as our non-IFRS 29% operating margin and our non-IFRS earnings per share objectives. At the same time we will continue to make the appropriate investments to expand our addressable market.”

The Company’s current objectives are the following:

 Second quarter 2011 non-IFRS total revenue objective of about €400 to €410 million, non-IFRS operating margin of about 26-27% and non-IFRS EPS of about €0.56 to €0.61;

 Reconfirming 2011 non-IFRS revenue growth objective range of about 9% to 11% in constant currencies; (adjusting the reported revenue range to €1.67 to €1.70 billion from €1.68 to €1.71 billion previously, based upon the 2011 currency exchange rate assumptions outlined below);

 Reconfirming 2011 non-IFRS operating margin of about 29%;

 Reconfirming 2011 non-IFRS EPS range of €2.64 to €2.75, representing growth of about 6% to 10%;

 Objectives are based upon exchange rate assumptions for the 2011 second quarter of US$1.45 per €1.00 and JPY120 per €1.00 and a full year average of US$1.43 per €1.00 and JPY118 per €1.00.

The Company’s objectives are prepared and communicated only on a non-IFRS basis and are subject to the standard cautionary statements.

The Company has assumed an average U.S. dollar to euro exchange rate of US$1.43 per €1.00 and an average Japanese yen to euro exchange rate of JPY118 to €1.00 for 2011; however, currency values fluctuate, and the Company’s results of operations may be significantly affected by changes in exchange rates. The Company’s actual results or performance may also be materially negatively affected by changes in the current global economic context, difficulties or adverse changes affecting its partners or its relationships with its partners, changes in exchange rates, new product developments, and technological changes; errors or defects in its products; growth in market share by its competitors; and the realization of any risks related to the integration of any newly acquired company and internal reorganizations. Unfavorable changes in any of the above or other factors described in the Company’s regulatory reports, including the 2010 Document de référence, as filed with the French Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) on April 1, 2011, could materially affect the Company’s financial position or results of operations.

May 23 Close =  $80.64            Market Cap = $9.77B

Dassault Systèmes self description

As a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Dassault Systèmes brings value to more than 130,000 customers in 80 countries. A pioneer in the 3D software market since 1981, Dassault Systèmes applications provide a 3D vision of the entire lifecycle of products from conception to maintenance to recycling. The Dassault Systèmes portfolio consists of CATIA for designing the virtual product - SolidWorks for 3D mechanical design - DELMIA for virtual production - SIMULIA for virtual testing - ENOVIA for global collaborative lifecycle management, EXALEAD for search-based applications and 3DVIA for online 3D lifelike experiences. For more information, visit

CATIA, DELMIA, ENOVIA, EXALEAD, SIMULIA, SolidWorks and 3D VIA are registered trademarks of Dassault Systèmes or its subsidiaries in the US and/or other countries.

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