Aug 27 2019

Dassault Systèmes assigned a rating of A- / Stable by S&P Global Ratings

PARIS, France – August 27, 2019 – Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announces that it has received its first long-term issuer credit rating.

S&P Global Ratings has assigned to Dassault Systèmes a rating of ‘A-‘with a stable outlook and “Strong” business risk profile.

The “Strong” business risk profile notably reflects S&P Global Ratings’ view of the Group’s high barriers to entry, strong differentiation through its unified 3DEXPERIENCE platform, relentless innovation and resilience across cycles.

Pascal Daloz, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Strategy Officer, Dassault Systèmes:  “This development marks an important milestone in the credit history of Dassault Systèmes, in the context of the announced acquisition of Medidata Solutions”.

Thibaud Lagache, Lead Analyst, S&P Global, commented:  “Dassault Systèmes' credit quality is supported by its strong balance sheet, financial flexibility, a prudent financial policy, its well-seasoned and stable management, and its supportive ownership structure underpinning a strong governance framework.”

 

Investor Calendar

Third-quarter 2019 revenue: October 24, 2019

Fourth-quarter 2019 revenue: February 06, 2020

 

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