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PEER Group Ranks on Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and Fast 500 Lists

Kitchener, Ontario – November 13, 2014

Deloitte fast 50The PEER Group Inc. announced today that it has ranked #33 on the 2014 Deloitte® Technology Fast 50™ listing which recognizes the Canadian technology companies with the highest revenue growth over five years. PEER Group also appears at #321 on the 2014 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ North American listing, an annual ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, and telecommunications companies throughout the United States and Canada. Deloitte will celebrate the regional rankings tonight at a special awards reception held at The Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. PEER Group’s Robert Harris and Susan Hoskins will attend.

“Our inclusion on these lists is a significant endorsement from one of the largest professional services firms,” says Mike Kropp, president and CEO of PEER Group. “Although this ranking demonstrates our exceptional financial results, PEER Group is much more than strong financials. We are focused on delivering an extraordinary customer experience and are dedicated to technological innovation in our field. Success is a group effort and I’d like to thank each of our employees for his or her contribution to our achievements. I am extremely proud of our team.”

To be eligible for the Canadian Fast 50 program, a company must have been in business for at least five years, have revenues of $5 million+, own proprietary technology, and be headquartered and perform R&D activities in Canada. Deloitte’s teams of technology experts conduct extensive interviews with candidates across the country and evaluate companies based on several criteria including competitive advantage, market attractiveness, management effectiveness, and financial performance.

About the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and Fast 500 Programs

The Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ is Canada’s pre-eminent technology awards program and celebrates world-class leadership, innovation and excellence in the technology sector. The Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ is an annual ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, and telecommunications companies in the United States and Canada. The Technology Fast 500 is based on percentage of revenue growth over five years. Combining technological innovation, entrepreneurship and rapid growth, Technology Fast 50 and Fast 500 companies span a variety of industry sectors and are leaders in hardware, software, digital media, telecom and emerging areas such as clean technology.

About PEER Group

PEER Group provides innovative factory automation software solutions and consulting services to the semiconductor, photovoltaic, LED and other high-technology industries. The world’s best manufacturing companies turn to PEER Group to solve their most challenging equipment automation, data management, and process control problems. With more than 100,000 licenses shipped, we are the leading supplier of equipment connectivity and testing products to automated factories around the world. Our reliable products and services help lower the cost of automation for high-volume manufacturers and their equipment suppliers. PEER Group is recognized on the following listings: Great Place to Work’s Best Workplaces Canada, Branham300, Deloitte Technology Fast 50, and Deloitte Technology Fast 500.