Amsterdam – April 26th 2013 – Today Gemalto N.V. (ticker symbol: GTO), the world leader in digital security, celebrates its dual listing on the Amsterdam market of NYSE Euronext. For the occasion Olivier Piou, CEO of Gemalto, rang the opening gong in Amsterdam,accompanied by members of Gemalto’s management team, of the NYSE Euronext’s listing team and of listing agent ING.
The listing of Gemalto on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam started on April 3rd, 2013 and Gemalto shares continue to trade on NYSE Euronext Paris. With the new listing, the company hopes to attract additional liquidity and raise its visibility among international investors. Gemalto has not offered or issued any shares in connection with this dual listing.
Gemalto enables its customers - wireless operators, banks, governments and enterprises - to offer trusted and convenient digital services to billions of individuals. To do so, Gemalto develops secure software that runs on trusted devices which it designs and personalizes. The company’s platforms and services manage these secure products, the confidential data they contain and the end-user services they enable. The company has more than 10,000 employees operating out of 83 offices and 13 Research & Development centers, located in 43 countries.
“We celebrate our dual listing in Amsterdam today, this new listing serves to diversify our shareholder base.” said Olivier Piou, CEO of Gemalto N.V.
“We would like to extend a warm welcome to Gemalto in Amsterdam,” added Anne Louise van Lynden van Sandenburg, Head of Listings for the Netherlands at NYSE Euronext.“This new listing positions Gemalto optimally among Netherlands-focused investors and enhances its liquidity profile. We look forward to continue our partnership with Gemalto and support the company in its growth via our global market”.
“The listing of Gemalto further strengthens our issuer community on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam”, said Cees Vermaas, CEO of NYSE Euronext Amsterdam. “Together with its dual listing on NYSE Euronext Paris, the Company will benefit from the visibility that NYSE Euronext offers and our single order book, connecting the liquidity across our markets.”