Vielen Dank ich hab das Licht aus gemacht!!!!!
Doch da ein Hoffnungsschimmer seht selbst:
LHS Group Ranks #16 in Forbes' Annual List of "200 Best Small Companies"
ATLANTA and FRANKFURT--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 15,1999--LHS Group Inc. (NASDAQ: LHSG; Neuer Markt: LHI) today announced that it has been ranked #16 by FORBES Magazine in its annual ``200 Best Small Companies'' list. The annual list, published in the November 1999 issue of FORBES, ranks companies by very strict financial performance standards. In order to qualify as a candidate for the ``200 Best'', a company must show clear evidence of profits i.e., a five-year average annual growth in earnings of 10%.
The ranking by FORBES is the 4th public recognition for LHS this year. In May LHS Group was named one of the fastest growing technology companies on the Deloitte & Touche Technology Fast 500 list, and was ranked #21 among the fastest growing US 100 companies in Business Week's annual list of ``Hot Growth Companies - The Best Small Corporations.'' In September LHS Priority Call, a subsidiary of LHS Group, was ranked #10 on the Deloitte & Touche New England Technology Fast 50 list.
``LHS and its employees worldwide are pleased to be named to the FORBES list,'' commented Gary Cuccio, LHS' President/CEO. ``We are proud to be a member of the group of companies selected and ranked by FORBES on solid financial performance. LHS' inclusion on the list underscores that our aggressive global strategy is on target and will drive our continued growth into the next millennium.''
LHS Group is a leading global provider of operating support system software and services to the telecommunications industry. LHS products range from pre- and post paid billing and customer care to enhanced services and acquisition software. They are installed at more than 300 customer sites worldwide. LHS has 18 global and regional partners (system integrators, international operators and equipment manufacturers) representing one of the largest implementation and support networks in the global customer care and billing market. In addition to its Atlanta headquarters, LHS has major offices in Frankfurt, Germany; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Boston, USA; and Zurich, Switzerland. LHS is listed with NASDAQ (LHSG) and on the Frankfurt Neuer Markt Exchange (LHI). For more information, visit LHS' web site at www.lhsgroup.com.
Statements made in this press release, other than those concerning historical information, such as statements concerning business strategy and future growth, should be considered forward-looking and subject to various risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the `safe-harbor' provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and are made based on management's current expectations or beliefs as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to management. For a detailed discussion of cautionary statements and factors that could cause actual results to differ from the Company's forward-looking statements, please refer to the Company's filings with the Securities Exchange Commission, especially in the ``Factors Affecting Future Performance'' included in the management's Discussion and Analysis section of the Company's Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 1998 and in subsequent filings filed with the Securities Exchange Commission.