Category Archives: Companies

NXP Semiconductors Announces the Timing of the Release of Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results

By | January 19, 2018

EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, Jan. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced it will release its fourth quarter and full year 2017 financial results after the close of extended trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 EDT. NXP will not hold an earnings call nor provide forward guidance for the first quarter of 2018 due to… Read More »

Cardtek And Priority Group Holdings Announce Partnership to Deliver Next Generation Payment Solutions, in Africa

By | January 18, 2018

Cardtek, the world’s leading provider of innovative end-to-end payment solutions and technology, today announced its partnership with Priority Group Holdings, a leading system integrator company which provides new technology platforms for a diverse network of clients operating in the healthcare, education and financial industries, to deliver payment solutions and services around Cardtek Payment Platform in Africa PRETORIA & ISTANBUL, JAN. 18,… Read More »

Zwipe’s Latest Capital Raise Increased To $5.5 Million

By | January 18, 2018

OSLO, NORWAY – 17 January 2018, – Biometric technology company Zwipe is pleased to announce that the company in December 2017 raised an additional $1.2 million (NOK 9.6 million) in relation to the $4.3 million (NOK 35 million) private placement of new shares to existing and new investors announced 30 November 2017. This latest round of financing then… Read More »

Update on the intended offer by Thales for Gemalto

By | January 12, 2018

Paris La Défense, Amsterdam, 12 January 2018 – Reference is made to the joint press release by Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) and Gemalto (Euronext Amsterdam and Paris: GTO) dated 17 December 2017 in respect of the intended recommended all-cash offer by Thales for all the issued and outstanding ordinary shares in the capital of Gemalto at an offer price of… Read More »

Fourth quarter and second semester 2017 statement of the Gemalto liquidity contract

By | January 11, 2018

Amsterdam, January 11, 2018 – Gemalto N.V. (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO, “Gemalto”) hereby reports on the resources available on the liquidity account as at December 31, 2017 and the transactions carried out under the Gemalto liquidity contract independently managed by Exane BNP Paribas. As at December 31, 2017, the following resources were available on the liquidity account: 0 Gemalto shares € 9,942,097… Read More »

IDEMIA Announces a Change in Its Top Management Team, with a View to Building on Its Global Leadership in Augmented Identity

By | January 11, 2018

IDEMIA today presented a change in top management by announcing a series of appointments, in order to consolidate its market leadership and speed up operational integration. COLOMBES, France Didier LAMOUCHE, CEO of IDEMIA, today announced the appointment of two new members of IDEMIA’s Executive Committee. Philippe BARREAU (formerly MD of SICPA SA, a Swiss company providing secured identification and authentication… Read More »

IDEX hosts Investor presentation at CES

By | January 10, 2018

Oslo, Norway, 10 January 2018 – IDEX, a leading provider of advanced fingerprint solutions, is today hosting an Investor presentation at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas The Investor presentation will be hosted in the Sands Expo meeting hall at The Venetian hotel in Las Vegas from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pacific Time and be… Read More »

STMicroelectronics Announces Timing for Fourth Quarter / Full-Year 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call

By | January 8, 2018

Geneva – January 8, 2018 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced that it will release fourth quarter/full year 2017 earnings before the opening of trading on the European Stock Exchanges onThursday, January 25, 2018. The press release will be available immediately after the release on the Company’s website at… Read More »

Pakistan – Senate Standing Committee to recommend issuance of NOC to NSPC/PSPC

By | January 6, 2018

KARACHI: Standing Committee of Senate on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs will recommend government to issue no objection certificate (NOC) to both Pakistan Security Printing Press (PSPC) and National Security Printing Corporation (NSPC) so that they may also offer its services to the private sector. Chairman of the Committee, Senator Saleem Mandviwalla talking to APP Friday, following a… Read More »

Gemalto: Certain mandatory disclosures under the Dutch offer rules

By | December 22, 2017

Amsterdam, December 22, 2017 at 11:00 PM – Following the formal announcement on December 17, 2017 in respect of Thales’ intended recommended all-cash offer for all issued and outstanding ordinary shares (“Shares”) of Gemalto N.V. (“Gemalto”) (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), all transactions by Gemalto concerning Shares are to be announced in a press release under the Dutch public offer rules.… Read More »

Datasonic launches factory to manufacture new e-passports

By | December 21, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 21): Datasonic Group Bhd has today launched its new factory in Petaling Jaya to manufacture the new generation of the electronic international Malaysian passport (e-passport). “I am excited with the launch of our new factory, equipped with all the necessary machinery and relevant technology capabilities,” said the group’s chairman General Tan Sri Dr Mohamed Hashim… Read More »

“Trophées des Cartes innovantes 2017”: IDEMIA and CB Awarded for the F.CODE Biometric Payment Card

By | December 20, 2017

COLOMBES, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–At the Trophées des cartes innovantes 2017 card innovation awards, e-money and payment professionals awarded the trophy for most innovative technology in the “Security – Identity – Authentication” category for the F.CODE Comfort biometric payment card to IDEMIA, the global leader in trusted identities for an increasingly digital world, and Groupement des Cartes Bancaires CB. As the number… Read More »

CPI Card Group Announces Reverse Stock Split

By | December 19, 2017

LITTLETON, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CPI Card Group Inc. (Nasdaq:PMTS) (TSX:PMTS) (“CPI Card Group” or the “Company”) a global leader in financial and EMV® chip card production and related services, today announced that it will effect a 1-for-5 reverse stock split. The reverse stock split will be effective at 12:01 a.m. EDT, on December 20, 2017. The Company’s common stock will begin… Read More »

Thales and Gemalto create a world leader in digital security

By | December 17, 2017

• €51 offer price, representing a premium of 57% over the closing price as of 8 December 2017 • All-cash offer unanimously recommended by Gemalto’s Board of Directors and unanimously approved by Thales’s Board of Directors  • Creation of a global market leader in the fast-growing digital security market, supporting the most demanding clients in their digital transformation… Read More »

Gemalto rejects unsolicited and conditional proposal by Atos

By | December 13, 2017

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security,  is best positioned to grow successfully on a standalone basis and create long term value for its stakeholders, including its shareholders The Atos proposal does not form the basis for constructive engagement as it: • fails to provide a compelling strategy versus Gemalto’s standalone prospects; • significantly undervalues the Company; •… Read More »

Gemalto in the process of reviewing the unsolicited and conditional proposal by Atos

By | December 12, 2017

Amsterdam, December 12, 2017 at 07:00 AM – The board of Gemalto N.V. (the Company) has noted the announcement last evening of the unsolicited and conditional proposal by Atos SE (Atos) to make a cash offer for all issued and outstanding shares of the Company at an offer price of EUR 46 (cum dividend in cash) (the Proposal).  On November 28,… Read More »

Production of ID and bank cards in Nitra ends

By | December 4, 2017

The German company Giesecke + Devrient, which produces banknotes, security cards, payment cards, ID cards and passports, will close its Slovak plant in Nitra. The company announced the decision on November 30, the Sme daily wrote. The closure of the plant will impact the 370 employees who work there. The company noted it will offer them jobs in… Read More »

CPI Card Group Inc. Amended Omnibus Incentive Plan

By | November 24, 2017

LITTLETON, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CPI Card Group Inc. (Nasdaq:PMTS; TSX:PMTS) (“CPI Card Group” or the “Company”) reports that certain previously announced amendments to the Company’s Omnibus Incentive Plan (the “Plan”) became effective on November 14, 2017. As previously disclosed, the Plan was amended and restated to, among other things: increase the number of shares of common stock of the Company… Read More »

ST awarded a position on this year’s “A” List for water and “A-” List for climate change by CDP, the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform

By | November 22, 2017

Geneva, November 22, 2017 — STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics, has been identified as a worldwide leader in corporate sustainability, and awarded a position on this year’s “A” List for water and “A-“for climate change by CDP, the non-profit environmental disclosure platform. Among the 2,025 companies that were evaluated worldwide, the Water “A” List… Read More »

Entrust Datacard Bolsters Support for Industry Standards and Modern Authentication with FIDO Alliance Membership

By | November 20, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technology solutions, announced today that it has joined the FIDO Alliance, an industry consortium that provides specifications and certifications to enable organizations and their users more options to reduce reliance on passwords and other easily compromised credentials by deploying strong authentication solutions with an enhanced experience.… Read More »