BluePhoenix Solutions 6-K 2009
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For January 7, 2009
8 Maskit Street,
Herzlia 46120, Israel
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This report on Form 6-K is hereby incorporated by reference in the Registration Statements on Form F-3 (Registration No. 333-116044, 333-133330, 333-148504 and 333-150015) as amended, filed by BluePhoenix Solutions Ltd. under the Securities Act of 1933, to the extent not superseded by documents or reports subsequently filed by BluePhoenix Solutions Ltd. under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Attached to the Registrants Form 6-K for January 7, 2009 and incorporated by reference herein is the Registrants immediate report dated January 7, 2009.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Date: January 7, 2009
ANNOUNCES MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR CONTRACT
CARY, NC January 7, 2009 BluePhoenix Solutions (NASDAQ: BPHX), the leader in value-driven IT legacy modernization solutions, today announced that it has been awarded a new contract with a large European bank, valued at approximately two million dollars.
BluePhoenix will undertake an in-depth analysis of the banks mainframe platform infrastructure, applications and database technologies and ultimately provide the bank with an IT modernization roadmap, including an action plan that will enable optimization of its mainframe-based systems to overcome existing performance, cost and reliability issues. The project is expected to be complete by mid 2009.
We are proud to have been selected by this prestigious new customer said Yaron Tchwella, CEO, BluePhoenix Solutions. Cost reduction is a major motivation for many of our customers as they continue to invest in IT modernization even in this period of economic uncertainty. Our expertise and consulting capabilities continue to be recognized as world class tools throughout the financial services market and beyond, and we look forward to helping this customer reaching its IT efficiency and expense reduction objectives.
Forward Looking Statement