Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 - GTO), the world leader in digital security, today announces the final closing of the acquisition of SafeNet, the worldwide leader in data and software protection, after approval by the relevant regulatory and antitrust authorities.
SafeNet will be integrated with Gemalto Payment & Identity segment and its contribution mainly consists of Platforms & Services activities.
"The acquisition of SafeNet enables us to further accelerate the deployment of strong security solutions in the Enterprise and Cloud security sectors. It makes our joint portfolio of technologies and sales reach unrivaled in the digital security market", said Olivier Piou, Gemalto CEO. "I warmly welcome the new teams joining Gemalto and we look forward to working closely together."