Report: Buyout Offer for Atos Origin

Atos Origin SA shares jumped as much as 30% yesterday on a Dow Jones report that Permira and Cerberus Capital have made a Euro 4 billion, or Euro 58 per share, buyout bid. Atos Origin is a France-based IT services provider. www.atosorigin.com < ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />