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Fidelity Systems PLC (FID)

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Tuesday 22 September, 2009

Fidelity Systems PLC

Statement re Partnership Agreement

                             FIDELITY SYSTEMS PLC                              

Partnership Agreement Announcement

The Directors of Fidelity Systems plc are pleased to announce the signing of a
partnership agreement with Magna Carta Chipcard Solutions B.V., a leading
developer of cashless payment systems in the Netherlands, to jointly deliver
systems and solutions aimed primarily at the UK H.E. (Higher Education) sector.

Fidelity currently have a total of sixty eight UK University and College
clients using the company's software and hardware in many campus locations
including bars, nightclubs, catering, shops and sports centres.

Fidelity is currently in negotiations with a number of Universities who require
more than simply an EPoS (Electronic Point of Sale) solution but rather a
completely integrated total campus solution utilising a single smart card. The
card can be used as a method of payment for printing, photocopying, catering
and vending together with other uses such as campus access control, car
parking, time and attendance and even opening lockers.

The partnership with Magna Carta will give Fidelity access to Magna Carta's
smart card technology and will enable both companies to jointly approach this
new market in the UK. In practice, a certain amount of integration has already
taken place between both company's respective products including both hardware
and software, giving Magna Carta access to Fidelity's EPoS software and for
Fidelity, an opportunity to integrate with Magna Carta's back office smartcard
payment software, FacilityPro.

Paul Lowsley, Chairman of Fidelity Systems plc commented;

"By partnering with a market leading Chipcard provider such as Magna Carta we
can now look forward to delivering a whole new range of products and services
that offer something unique and new to both our existing and new clients".

Hans Ruck, Magna Carta's Commercial Director commented;

" We are keen to build on recent successes in the HE market in both Ireland and
the UK and consider Fidelity as an excellent partner in this demanding space "

About Fidelity Systems plc

Fidelity Systems plc is a leading provider of Electronic Point of Sale software
and hardware to the education, private and public sector in the UK. To date
over 6,000 copies of Fidelity software have been sold worldwide.

About Magna Carta Chipcard Solutions B.V.

Magna Carta, with headquarters in Amsterdam and offices in the UK and Ireland,
has over a decade of expertise in the world of unmanned payment systems and
transaction security which has placed them at the forefront of card solutions
in both the education and corporate world. Over 450 million euro of
transactions are processed through Magna Carta terminals every year.

The Directors accept responsibility for this announcement.


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