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Sunday, April 26, 2009

Satyam announces approval from FCO of Germany and in-principle approval from BSE and NSE

Satyam Computer Services Limited announced today that the Seventh Division of the Federal Cartel Office of Germany has issued a letter dated 22 April, 2009 (the "FCO Letter"), permitting the completion of the acquisition of a controlling stake in the Company by Venturbay Consultants Private Limited, a subsidiary controlled by Tech Mahindra Limited.

The Company has also received ''in-principle'' approvals from the Bombay Stock Exchange Limited dated 22 April, 2009 (the "BSE", and such letter, the "BSE Letter") and the National Stock Exchange of-lndia Limited dated 22 April, 2009 (the "NSE", and such letter, the "NSE Letter") for the issuance of 30,27,64,327 (Thirty Crores Twenty Seven Lakhs Sixty Four Thousand Three Hundred and Twenty Seven Only) equity shares (the "Initial Shares") of Rs. 21- each at a premium of Rs. 56/- per share to Venturbay Consultants Private Limited on a preferential basis. Upon allotment of the Initial Shares, the Company will seek the approval of the BSE and NSE for listing and trading of the Initial Shares.

This press release, an English translation of the FCO Letter, the BSE Letter and the NSE Letter are being furnished to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on Form 6-K and are available to the public over the Internet on the Company''s website at and the SEC''s website at Further, this press release and the FCO Letter are being submitted to the BSE and the NSE.