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Adobe Systems Incorporated : Adobe Acquires Behance to Drive New Community Capabilities in Creative Cloud

12/20/2012 | 04:05pm EST

Acquisition Enables Millions of Creative Cloud and Behance Members to Create, Share, Showcase and Publish Their Work

Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced that it has acquired privately held Behance, a leading online social media platform that enables creatives to showcase and share their work. With over 1 million members, the acquisition of Behance accelerates Adobe's strategy to bring great community features to Creative Cloud, making it the ultimate hub for creatives worldwide. Adobe® Creative Cloud? is an industry-defining shift in creative expression and inspiration, where members can access Adobe's world-class creative tools and services and create, publish and share their work across devices, the desktop and the Web.

"When we launched Creative Cloud earlier this year, we committed that we would give members new value on an ongoing basis. Last week, we launched new training features, file synchronization and sharing capabilities, digital publishing services and significant updates to a number of our tools, including Photoshop," said David Wadhwani, senior vice president and general manager, Adobe. "Behance will play a key role in Adobe's efforts to serve the creative world in the years to come and will accelerate our efforts to enable a more open and collaborative creative community."

In the last 30 days, portfolios on Behance-powered sites have received over 90 million views and today there are over 3 million projects hosted on the Behance platform.

"We set out to connect the creative world and maximize the exposure that creatives receive for their work," said Scott Belsky, co-founder and chief executive officer, Behance. "As creatives rely more on the social Web for collaboration and opportunity, creative people and teams will benefit from Behance's community features integrated into the creative process. We're thrilled to join Adobe and empower creative careers on a global scale."

For further details on today's announcement visit David Wadhwani's blog and Behance's blog.

As well as providing a showcase for creative work across industries and disciplines, Behance also powers the portfolio display for thousands of other websites around the Web, including AdWeek, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and The Smithsonian National Design Awards. As Behance has grown, it has evolved into more than a destination that creatives use to forge connections. Behance has now become a place where creative professionals also find work and market their unique skills. Adobe plans to integrate Behance's community and portfolio capabilities with Adobe Creative Cloud, allowing members to seamlessly create content, seek feedback, showcase their work and distribute it across devices.

Forward-Looking Statements Disclosure

This press release includes forward-looking statements, within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, that are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, including risks and uncertainties related to Adobe's ability to successfully integrate the Behance community and capabilities into Creative Cloud. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements, including statements regarding: the ability of Adobe to retain Behance's online community and user base, to expand the Behance community globally, to deliver tools and services required by the creative community, and other anticipated benefits of the transaction to Adobe; any statements of expectation or belief; and any statements of assumptions underlying any of the foregoing. These risks, uncertainties and other factors, and the general risks associated with Adobe's business, could cause actual results to differ materially from those referred to in the forward-looking statements. The reader is cautioned not to rely on these forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements are based on information currently available to Adobe and are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. For a discussion of these and other risks and uncertainties, individuals should refer to Adobe's SEC filings. Adobe does not assume any obligation to update any such forward-looking statements or other statements included in this press release.

About Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe is changing the world through digital experiences. For more information, visit www.adobe.com.

© 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved. Adobe, the Adobe logo and Creative Cloud are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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