Montreal, Quebec, August 12, 2007

CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE: GIB) announced today that it has successfully
increased its credit facility to $1.5 billion from the current $1.0 billion
level. The expanded facility also includes an accordion feature of $250 million,
bringing the facility’s potential capacity to $1.75 billion.

facility is in the form of a five-year revolver and can be extended annually.
The bank syndicate comprises 20 financial institutions located in Canada, the
United States, Europe and Asia.

“I’m pleased that this global network of
banks continues to demonstrate such a high degree of confidence in our ability
to execute our build and buy strategy,” said Michael E. Roach, President and
Chief Executive Officer. “We were more than able to raise the desired amount of
financing, in fact the offering was oversubscribed. This is a significant
achievement given the recent volatility of the markets.”

The bank
syndicate expanded from 17 to 20 financial institutions, and is being led by
National Bank of Canada, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. and Caisse centrale
Desjardins. The other participants include: Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce,
The Toronto-Dominion Bank, Bank of America, N.A., Caisse de dépôt et placement
du Québec, KeyBank National Association, Bank of Montreal, Royal Bank of Canada,
ABN AMRO Bank N.V., Wachovia Bank, National Association, United Overseas Bank
Limited, Citibank N.A., Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (Canada), Société Générale,
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation of Canada, Comerica Bank, BNP Paribas and
Deutsche Bank AG.

“Our ability to negotiate a larger credit facility on
more favorable terms and conditions, and with such a large array of partners
globally, demonstrates both the international reach of CGI and the confidence
that the market has in our plans for profitable growth. This new credit facility
will allow us to accelerate organic growth, generating large outsourcing and
systems integration contracts, while continuing to look at acquisitions that
meet our criteria of being accretive in the first year,” concluded Roach.

About CGI
Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is one of the
largest independent information technology and business process services firms
in the world. CGI and its affiliated companies employ approximately 25,500
professionals. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services to
clients worldwide from offices in Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia
Pacific as well as from centers of excellence in North America, Europe and
India. CGI's annual revenue run rate stands at $3.7 billion (US$3.5 billion) and
at June 30th, 2007, CGI's order backlog was $12.4 billion (US$11.6 billion). CGI
shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB) and are included in the
S&P/TSX Composite Index as well as the S&P/TSX Capped Information
Technology and MidCap Indices. Website:

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Lorne Gorber

Vice-President, Global Communications and