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Cornerstone Capital acquires an interest in Human Solutions

New investor enables capital increase for growth acceleration

Kaiserslautern, 2nd June 2004 – Human Solutions GmbH of Kaiserslautern, Germany, now has a new investor - CornerstoneCapital AG. This company, with registered offices in Frankfurt a.M., has acquired an interest in Human Solutions within the framework of a capital increase for growth acceleration. The present partners, Managing Director Dr. Andreas Seidl, the founders and the private equity house 3i have now gained a new strategic partner.

“Human Solutions matches our strict investment criteria perfectly”, said Mr. Rangoonwala, a partner in the CornerstoneCapital AG. "The company has not only a successful business concept and skilled management, but has also amply demonstrated the value and usefulness of its products and services to its customers. Thanks to its ergonomics tool RAMSIS, Human Solutions is today world market leader in vehicle interior design. The Body Scanning Division also promises strong growth potential."

"In CornerstoneCapital, we are delighted to have found a partner that will support us in the realization of our growth plans", said Dr. Andreas Seidl, Managing Director of Human Solutions GmbH. This increase in capital will enable us to think well beyond our day-to-day business. We now have the necessary financial scope to develop trendsetting solutions for the future and to penetrate world markets in the long-term. “

CornerstoneCapital AG

The CornerstoneCapital AG (C2) is a joint stock company based in Frankfurt a.M., Germany. Its investments are focused on successful German and Swiss companies in the information technology, high-tech engineering and medical technology sectors. Reasons for investment are capital increase and management buy-out.

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Human Solutions GmbH

The Human Solutions GmbH is a worldwide software and system house with around 75 employees in Kaiserslautern, Germany and Detroit, USA. The company develops and sells hardware and software solutions for body scanning, ergonomics and simulation applications. Human Solutions GmbH has over 300 customers, including famous names like DaimlerChrysler, BMW, Volkswagen, Airbus Industries, the German Federal Army, Karstadt and C & A of Hamburg, windsor, van Laack and many more.

Our Performance Spectrum: Ergonomics, Simulation and Body Scanning

For the past 15 years, Human Solutions has offered solutions for the capture of the electronic measurement data and the simulation of human beings. Over 70% of all automotive manufacturers worldwide use the human model RAMSIS for the ergonomic calculation of movement sequences.

RETAILOR is a worldwide, unique data platform created to sell high quality menswear and ladies' wear through the retail trade. This innovative system links automated body measurement (using a 3D Body Scanner) with computer-supported product selection and immediate order dispatch - simply yet powerfully. Since the effort of cutting individual made-to-measure clothing no longer exists, the retail trade can offer customized clothing from renowned manufacturers at ready-made prices.

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Human Solutions GmbH

Alexandra Kadel

Europaallee 10

67657 Kaiserslautern

Tel. 49 (0)631-303 5600

Fax 49 (0)631-303 5700

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