July 25 (Reuters) - Technology outsourcing and consulting company CGI Group Inc posted a lower third-quarter profit on costs related to the $2.64 billion acquisition of Anglo-Dutch rival Logica Plc.
Net earnings fell to C$87.2 million ($85.52 million), or 33 Canadian cents per share, for April-June quarter from C$123.2 million, or 45 Canadian cents per share, a year earlier.
Revenue rose 5 percent to C$1.06 billion.
Margins fell to 8.2 percent from 12.2 percent.
CGI agreed to buy Logica for $2.64 billion in May.
The company booked C$1.48 billion in new contracts, extensions and renewals in the quarter, up from C$1.44 billion a year earlier.
Shares of CGI, which has a market value of $5.39 billion, closed at C$23.85 on Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange. ($1 = 1.0197 Canadian dollars) (Reporting by Shounak Dasgupta in Bangalore; Editing by Don Sebastian)