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Forethought Financial Group Selects Keane as Trusted IT Advisor

October 27, 2011

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Forethought Financial Group Selects Keane as Trusted IT Advisor

BOSTON — Keane, Inc., an NTT DATA Company and a leading U.S.-based IT services firm, today announced a strategic partnership with Forethought Financial Group, Inc., a diversified financial services company providing insurance and financial products across the U.S. for those planning for retirement and end-of-life needs.

With Forethought’s strategic expansion of their financial products including fixed and indexed annuities, pre-need funeral funding through life insurance and senior market life insurance products, the company required a trusted partner to provide strategic planning, project management, application development, application support, helpdesk, infrastructure support and legacy modernization capabilities.

“We have chosen to partner with Keane, a well-respected industry resource, to ensure we have access to the expertise and bandwidth that we need to support our growth,” said John Graf, president and CEO at Forethought. “By strategically partnering with Keane, we will be better equipped to meet the needs of our customers in a rapidly changing environment.”

“Technical and business complexities are growing in tandem with market opportunities at Forethought,” said Bill Kelly, senior vice president at Keane. “We look forward to helping Forethought seize new opportunities by providing a world-class IT organization that has the flexibility and scalability to meet their growing and changing business requirements.”

About Forethought Financial Group, Inc.

Forethought Financial Group, Inc., with offices in Houston, Indianapolis and Batesville, Ind., is a diversified financial services company providing insurance and financial products across the US for those planning for retirement and end-of-life needs. Forethought has served more than two million policyholders and has $4.9 billion of in-force life insurance protection. With $4.9 billion in assets and more than $1 billion in annual revenue, Forethought has built its reputation through 25 years of quality, service and reliability. For more information or product specifics, please call 1-855-244-4440 or visit http://www.forethought.com.

About Keane

Keane, an NTT DATA Company, is an IT services firm headquartered in the U.S. with more than 12,500 professionals worldwide. For 45 years, Keane has been an Application Services specialist with distinguished project management credentials. Today, Keane offers a flagship suite of Application Services, as well as Infrastructure and Business Process Outsourcing solutions delivered through onsite, nearshore, and offshore resources.

Visit http://www.keane.com to learn how our projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a range of businesses and government agencies.

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