Thales Accelerates Digital Play With Gemalto Acquisition

French aerospace and defense giant Thales is fleshing out its expansion into so-called digital offerings with a Dec. 17 announcement that it will buy digital security company Gemalto of the Netherlands for €51 ($60) a share), a 57% premium to shareholders. “The acquisition of Gemalto marks a key...
Michael Bruno

Based in Washington, Michael Bruno is Aviation Week Network’s Executive Editor for Business. He oversees coverage of aviation, aerospace and defense businesses, supply chains and related issues.

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