Pegasystems Inc. Completes Acquisition of 1mind Corporation

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 7, 2002 — Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), a provider of rules-driven, process automation software for CRM, today announced it has completed its acquisition of 1mind Corporation, a privately held company and recognized provider of CRM and e-business solutions for healthcare payer and insurance companies. As the company detailed in a press release and conference call held on January 29, 2002, the acquisition increases Pegasystems customer base, strengthens its management and delivery teams and deepens its product offerings. In addition, Tom Congoran, former president of 1mind, has been named vice president of Pegasystems' Healthcare business unit.


Pegasystems purchased 1mind's assets for shares of, and warrant for, Pegasystems' common stock valued at approximately $3.6 million. The Company may provide up to $6 million of additional consideration in the form of stock and cash. Any additional consideration will be paid in 2003. Robertson Stephens acted as the exclusive financial advisor in this transaction.


The press release associated with this announcement may be accessed at the Pegasystems Website, http://www.pegasystems.com/nws.


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About Pegasystems

Pegasystems (NASDAQ: PEGA) develops strategic applications for marketing, sales, service, and operations. Pega’s applications streamline critical business operations, connect enterprises to their customers seamlessly in real-time across channels, and adapt to meet rapidly changing requirements. Pega’s Global 3000 customers include many of the world’s most sophisticated and successful enterprises. Pega’s applications, available in the cloud or on-premises, are built on its unified Pega 7 platform, which uses visual tools to easily extend and change applications to meet clients’ strategic business needs. Pega’s clients report that Pega gives them the fastest time to value, extremely rapid deployment, efficient re-use, and global scale. For more information, please visit us at www.pega.com.

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