ALTEN continues to set up foreign operations. It creates ALTEK in Germany, ALTEN Spain, AXEN in the Benelux region,
and increases its stake in ALTEN Ltd. in the UK to 100%. The group acquires ABILOG, ANOTECH, COGITEL and the
Techniques Avancées Group.
On 1 February, ALTEN is taken public on the Second Marché of the Paris Stock Exchange. The company continues to
expand regionally with the opening of ALTEN P.A.C.A. and ALTEN Nord. It spins off its operations in Belgium with the
creation of ALTEN Benelux in late December.
1997: ALTEN opens two offices in western and eastern France (ALTEN Ouest and ALTEN Est) as part of its regional expansion
ALTEN broadens its range of services by setting up subsidiaries that specialise in network architecture, open systems,
client-server applications, and object-oriented technologies.
ALTEN continues to expand despite the economic recession. It doubles its workforce and generates a profit in every year
from 1991 to 1994.
ALTEN creates its first subsidiaries in France: ALTEN Sud-Ouest, ALTEN Industrie (fixed-price integration in the rail
sector), GIST and abroad: ALTEN Ltd (UK).
ALTEN is founded by three engineers, all graduates of prestigious French universities who have since been at the
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