SAN DIEGO, CA � August 16, 2007 � Solera Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLH, “Solera”), a leading provider of software and services to the automobile and insurance claims processing industries, today announced that its subsidiary Audatex Canada ULC has extended its relationship with longtime customer Aviva Canada Inc. (“Aviva”), a leading property and casualty insurance provider in Canada. Audatex has provided Aviva with core estimating solutions that help standardize the automotive claims process for more than 15 years. This agreement incorporates the technology solutions and services provided by Audatex and extends the partnership for an additional three years.
Under this exclusive partnership, Aviva will deploy Audatex’s end-to-end claims processing suite. This application suite includes the next generation of Audatex Estimating and workflow, a single-platform Web-based system for its staff, independent appraisers and its DRP collision repair shops, as well as Audatex’s WinEMR Reporting Services, Audatex’s business intelligence tool. This agreement also includes the use of Autosource, Audatex’s comprehensive vehicle valuation service for total loss settlement.
“Aviva is an important customer of Audatex in Canada and five other countries, and we are pleased to extend our partnership with this agreement,” said Tony Aquila, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Solera Holdings, Inc. “This extension reinforces our leadership position in the Canadian market and is in line with our strategy to work closely with our customers, such as Aviva, to leverage our global footprint and best-in-class suite of products and services to enable them to work more effectively with their trading partners in every market they serve around the world. We are looking forward to counting Aviva as a key partner for many years to come.”
Greg Somerville, Executive Vice President for Aviva, said, “Aviva chose to deepen and extend our relationship with Audatex due to their comprehensive understanding of our needs, as demonstrated by the superior functionality in their product suite and the high level of service we have received from their associates. We get a wealth of information from Audatex’s reporting tools, which provide us with the level of business intelligence we need to better manage our operation.”
“We appreciate Aviva’s continued support here in Canada and around the world,” said John Kotsopoulos, Vice President and General Manager for Audatex Canada. “Our agreement with Aviva reaffirms their confidence in our people, products and services. We are fanatical about our customer relationships, and are committed to continuing our partnership with Aviva for many years to come.”
Solera is the leading global provider of software and services to the automobile and insurance claims processing industries. Solera has operations in 49 countries across 5 continents. The Solera companies include Audatex in the United States, Canada, and in more than 35 additional countries, Informex in Belgium, Sidexa in France, ABZ in The Netherlands, Hollander serving the North American recycling market, and IMS providing medical review services. For more information, please refer to the company’s website at www.solerainc.com.