Oh look - French IT services company Atos has finally confirmed its making a (hostile?) bid for Gemalto, effecitvely confirming Betaville's original scoop from April this year. I have pasted the link below:
Posts tagged: Gemalto
Gemalto, the digital security company, is once again at the centre of takeover speculation.
According to sources claiming to be familiar with the matter, Oracle has made fresh approach for Gemalto valuing the business at between EURO 56 and Euro 59 a share.
Atos, the French IT services company, is also said to be keeping an eye on Gemalto, said these sources claiming to be familiar with the matter...
And another one has been unveiled this morning. This time it's FTSE 250-listed Paysafe that's on the receiving end of a £2.8 billion/590p a share takeover approach from Blackstone and CVC Capital Partners. Here is the link:..
Gemalto is said to have received a fresh takeover approach from a mystery buyer.
In April, a Betaville Intelligence RARE Alert reported a mystery buyer was said to be circling the digitial security company after approaching Gemalto with a non-binding takeover proposal conditional upon due diligence.
However, since then Gemalto unveiled another profit warning, sending the company's shares significantly lower...
Dutch digital security company Gemalto is being circled by a mystery buyer.
People claiming to be familiar with the matter said Gemalto is rumoured to have received a non-binding proposal conditional on due diligence although it's not clear what price the buyer is willing to pay for business.
Some people suggested the approach for Gemalto had come from French IT services group Atos...