K Finance advised Thales Italia, a company fully controlled by the listed French group Thales, in the sale of its SAP business unit to the Swiss group Amaris. The deal is part of a medium term strategy of Thales group to exit the SAP market. Thales Group (www.thalesgroup.com) is a world leader in technologies for the aerospace, space, defense, security and transport industries. Turnover is about 14,2 billion Euro with 65.000 employees in 56 countries.

Amaris (www.amaris.com), present in 40 countries, is an international company active in management consulting, technology and IT services.