AVEVA Boosts Focus on Nuclear with New Office in Charlotte, NC

Strategic location supports growth of global nuclear energy market

Charlotte, NC, USA – 28 February 2012: AVEVA (LSE:AVV), announced today it has opened a new office in Charlotte, North Carolina to support the growing global nuclear energy market. The office, based on the prestigious Ballantyne Corporate Business Park, will focus on sales and support for clients engaged in engineering, design-build, handover/commissioning and on-going operations for the nuclear industry.

“This strategic location positions AVEVA to add even greater value to our growing client base in the nuclear sector across the entire lifecycle of their assets”, commented Nick Revelas, VP Global Business Development, AVEVA, who will head up the Charlotte operation. “Our Operations Integrity Management strategy helps companies reduce risk, costs and maintain safe and compliant operations”.

Derek Middlemas, COO and Head of Enterprise Solutions added, “AVEVA has a well-established presence in this important market, providing Engineering and Information Management Solutions for over four decades. The new Charlotte office is another example of our continued investment to deliver products and services that enable both Nuclear Operators and their Contractors to achieve maximum value throughout their business”.

Over the past 5 years Charlotte has become a strategic location to many businesses that serve the global nuclear market. Companies already in residence include Shaw, AREVA, URS, Mitsubishi, Duke Power and Babcock & Wilcox.

To download a recent point of view paper by AVEVA regarding the nuclear market click on www.aveva.com/nnbf.

AVEVA is trusted around the world to deliver engineering design and information management solutions with strategic value to leading companies in the plant and marine industries. For further information please visit www.aveva.com or www.aveva.com/ednotes