Amsterdam – July 22, 2013: NYSE Liffe, the European based derivatives business of NYSE Euronext (NYX), will introduce equity options on the shares of Gemalto N.V., the world leader in digital security. The options will be available as of July 25th on the Amsterdam derivatives market of NYSE Liffe.
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 for each customer. The company’s platforms and services manage these secure products, the confidential data they contain and the end-user services they enable.
The new listed equity options follow the listing of Gemalto on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam on April 3rd, 2013. The company is a constituent of the AEX-Index®. By adding the new options NYSE Liffe now offers equity options on all companies of the AEX-Index®.
Ade Cordell, Executive Director, Head of Equity Derivatives of NYSE Liffe said: “With the listing of these new options we are further expanding our successful equity option franchise. We are pleased investors in Gemalto will also have access to our liquid and highly competitive options market.”
These new American-style options (option trading symbol: GMT) will expire on the third Friday of the
contract month and will have initial maturities of 1, 2, 3, 6, 9 and 12 months. Each option will represent 100 shares in Gemalto and will be cleared via LCH.Clearnet SA.
NYSE Liffe lists stock options (also known as individual equity options) on leading European companies via the Amsterdam, Brussels, London and Paris central order books.