But, discounting acquistions and currency fluctuations, billings grew by only 7.9% during the first quarter. Growth was slowest in North America and Asia, at 5% each, but reached double digits in Europe and Latin America, at 10% and 16.4% respectively.
In a conference call with analysts, Chairman-CEO Alain de Pouzilhac said considered it an encouraging sign that April was a strong month for new business gains. See the full story. -- Laurel Wentz
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