Adecco secures 82.6% of DIS AG at the end of its public tender offer

Chéserex, Switzerland- March 30, 2006: The Adecco Group, the worldwide leader in Human Resource services, announced today that it has successfully completed its public offer for DIS Deutscher Industrie Service AG ("DIS") and now controls 82.6% of DIS as of March 27, 2006, the last day of the additional acceptance period of the public offer. Adecco is satisfied with the outcome of its public offer and will now focus on growing the enlarged group in the various areas of the staffing market.

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Adecco S.A. is a Fortune Global 500 company and the global leader in HR services.  The Adecco Group network connects over 700,000 associates with business clients each day through its network of over 33,000 employees and 6,600 offices in over 70 countries and territories around the world.  Registered in Switzerland, and managed by a multinational team with expertise in markets spanning the globe, the Adecco Group delivers an unparalleled range of flexible staffing and career resources to corporate clients and qualified associates.

Adecco S.A. is registered in Switzerland (ISIN: CH001213860) and listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange with trading on Virt-x (SWX/VIRT-X: ADEN), the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ADO) and Euronext Paris - Premier Marché (EURONEXT: ADE).


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