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Monday 09 April, 2001

PremiSys Tech. PLC

BAA Agreement with Asite

PremiSys Technologies PLC
9 April 2001

                           BAA SIGNS UP WITH ASITE

PremiSys Technologies plc (AIM:PSS) 'PremiSys' today announces that
International airport operator BAA plc has agreed to become a shareholder in
Asite, the construction industry Internet portal and subsidiary of PremiSys.

BAA is one of the UK's principal developers of infrastructure and one of the
construction industry's largest clients.  As part of its capital expenditure
programme announced last October, BAA will spend about £6 billion on its UK
airports over the next 10 years, assuming permission is given to build the
fifth terminal at Heathrow.

Mike Roberts, BAA group technical director said: 'We have a simple spending
philosophy - value for money.  The cost of construction in the UK is among
the highest in the world and we constantly need to upgrade and develop our
infrastructure to meet the growing demands for air travel. There is no doubt
that the future of cost-effective project management lies in this sort of
online procurement, collaboration and knowledge sharing.  We believe that
Asite offers the best toolkit and that its team has the ability, the
industry experience, and technology to make a huge difference to our sector
- and the bottom line.  We will be working closely with Asite to bring other
major players into the portal and to drive the agenda for industry
improvement as vigorously as possible'.

BAA's decision to back Asite comes just three weeks after a similar
commitment from a large group of major UK clients and construction
companies, including British Land, Legal & General, Prudential, Tishman
Speyer, AXA, Morley Fund Management, St Modwen and Mace.

For further information contact:

PremiSys Technologies
Walter Goldsmith, Chairman               Tel:  020 7968 0570
Charles Woods, Finance Director

Gavin Anderson & Company
Rebecca Penney/Yolande Stratford         Tel:  020 7457 2345


PremiSys Technologies plc

PremiSys Technologies plc, formerly Premisys Group plc, is an AIM listed
property services and investment group. Over the last 12 months the company
has been undergoing significant change in strategic direction, with the
objective of building a core of technology-focused businesses. As a part of
that strategy, PremiSys has been developing its Asite subsidiary. The
objective is for this site to become the leading pan-European business-to-
business construction portal.


The Asite construction portal has been developed by PremiSys Technologies,
with the active participation of Stanhope plc, Rotch Property Group and
Aurora Investments (the private investment vehicle for partners in KKR) and
with technology partners, Microsoft, Commerce One, Dynamis Solutions, Intel,
Compaq, Attenda, Glue and Aspect Internet. The portal was launched in
October 2000.