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Fast Growing South African CPA Firm Mazars Selects Deltek Maconomy

750-person CPA firm Mazars chooses Deltek’s best-of-breed project-based ERP system to drive its rapid growth

HERNDON, Va. – October 24, 2012 – Deltek, Inc., the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms and government contractors, today announced that the South African branch of CPA firm Mazars will implement Deltek Maconomy as its new ERP solution.

Mazars South Africa is a highly successful and rapidly growing CPA firm and part of an international, independent organization that has operations in over 69 countries and employs over 13,000 professionals worldwide. Mazars specializes in audit, accountancy, tax, legal, advisory and related services.

With over 750 staff in multiple offices around South Africa, Mazars needed an integrated ERP platform to support its expansion goals and to provide a single overview of the performance of its entire practice. Deltek Maconomy, built to support the unique requirements of CPA firms, delivers integrated client, project, financial and people management capabilities through a single web-based architecture. Deltek, together with local Tax and Secretarial software specialist CQS, will implement Deltek Maconomy to ensure that Mazars has one unified approach to delivering its extensive portfolio of services to all clients, across all the regions in which it operates.

“As part of our growth plan, we needed an ERP and Practice Management system that would provide us with the foundation to support our business during this exciting period in our development. Deltek’s best-of-breed technology and understanding of the accounting industry provides a solution that will give our Partners an integrated view of their practices,” said Hilton Saven, Mazars, CEO of Mazars South Africa. “Deltek Maconomy promises to deliver key metrics on our business which will provide us with crucial information for making smarter decisions, by entity, region, and service line.. The benefits of Deltek Maconomy will not only improve our internal processes, but will ensure that we continue to provide our clients with excellent service.”

"We are proud that Mazars South Africa has chosen Deltek as a long term strategic partner to support its growth plans. We are ready to assist Mazars to achieve its growth goals, improve performance and ultimately spend more time focusing on what it does best. South Africa is an intriguing growth market and offers great opportunities for firms looking to grow. Mazars has an exciting growth opportunity and a key component of its plan is to ensure that all of its processes are optimized, integrated and standardized. That is why Mazars chose Deltek Maconomy, and we are excited to be such an important enabler of Mazars long-term growth strategy,” said Claus Thorsgaard, EVP of Professional Services for Deltek.

About Mazars

Mazars is an international, integrated and independent organization, specializing in audit, accountancy, tax, legal and advisory services. Mazars can rely on the skills of 13,000 professionals in the 69 countries which make up its integrated partnership on the five continents. Mazars also has correspondents and joint ventures in 15 additional countries. Mazars is also one of the founding members of the Praxity Alliance, which gathers 69 independent organizations and 30,000 professionals in 84 countries. www.mazars.co.za

About Deltek

Deltek is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms and government contractors. For decades, we have delivered actionable insight that empowers our customers to unlock their business potential. 15,000 organizations and 2 million users in over 80 countries around the world rely on Deltek to research and identify opportunities, win new business, optimize resources, streamline operations, and deliver more profitable projects. Deltek – Know more. Do more® www.deltek.com

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For further information contact:

Jacques Du Buisson, Managing Director, Silversoft – SA partner to Deltek
Phone: +27 11 231 3175
Email: Jacques@silversoft.co.za

Lars Dyrløv Madsen, Director, Deltek
Phone: +45 3527 7900
Email: larsmadsen@deltek.com

Katrine Hertz Østergaard, Director, Corp. Mktg. & Comms, Deltek Inc.
Phone: +45 3527 7900
Mobile: +45 2095 2530
Email: KatrineHertzOstergaard@deltek.com