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SGS Acquires TACS (Australia) Pty Ltd

Ad Hoc AnnouncementsAcquisitionsJanuary 16, 2008

SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of the electrical maintenance and conditioning monitoring business of Testing and Commissioning Services (Australia) Pty Ltd, based in Perth, Western Australia.

TACS is the leading Western Australian provider of transformer insulating oil analytical services as well as transformer maintenance, thermographic inspection and electrical engineering services. The business has 16 employees and revenues in 2007 in excess of A$ 2.5 million.

This acquisition enhances the service that SGS currently provides to the power generation and supply industry and further enhances capabilities to service the minerals, oil and gas and industrial sectors that are relying on both public and private electricity networks to underpin their growth.

For further information, please contact:

Jean-Luc de Buman
Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
SGS SA, 1 place des Alpes, CH - 1211 Geneva 1
t: (+41-22) 739 91 11
f: (+41-22) 739 98 61

About SGS

The SGS Group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognised as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With more than 50'000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1’000 offices and laboratories around the world.

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