Paris: Europe's biggest indigenous IT consultancy, Capgemini, says that five million shares offered to its employees as part of its third global Employee Share Ownership Plan were fully subscribed. The newly-issued shares were subscribed at a price of 46 euros 1, 2014. 17,660 team members from 20 participating countries bought shares, representing 13.7% of the eligible population. Paul Hermelin, Capgemini Chairman and CEO, said: "We saw an increase of over 50% in the number of ESOP 2014 participants, compared to ESOP 2012, which was already a big success. This is another strong sign of confidence in the future prospects of the Group."