Gemalto first semester 2012 results

• Record first semester revenue of over €1 billion
• Profit from ongoing operations up 56% to €115 million
• Mobile payment, 4G-LTE roll-outs, and digital identity programs drive performance

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 - GTO), the world leader in digital security today announces its results for the first semester of 2012.

Olivier Piou, Chief Executive Officer, commented: “During this semester our teams delivered milestone projects in the digital identity and mobile payment sectors around the world. Gemalto achieved strong results that illustrate its transformation and the benefits of its strategy of innovation in the rapidly-expanding digital security market. We are determined to continue growing our revenue as planned, leveraging our improved business mix and continuing to invest in our new offers. Gemalto will now strive to reach its long-standing 2013 ambition of delivering €300 million in yearly profit from operations one year in advance.”

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About Gemalto
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with 2011 annual revenues of €2 billion and more than 10,000 employees operating out of 74 offices and 14 Research & Development centers in 43 countries.

We are at the heart of our rapidly evolving digital society. Billions of people worldwide increasingly want the freedom to communicate, travel, shop, bank, entertain and work – anytime, everywhere – in ways that are convenient, enjoyable and secure. Gemalto delivers on their expanding needs for personal mobile services, payment security, identity protection, authenticated online services, cloud computing access, eHealthcare and eGovernment services, modern transportation solutions and machine-to-machine (M2M) communication.

Gemalto develops secure software that runs on trusted devices which we design and personalise. We manage these devices, the confidential data they contain and the services they enable, throughout their life cycle. We innovate so that our clients can offer more ways of enhancing the convenience and security of their end-users’ digital lives.

Gemalto is thriving with the growing number of people using its software and secure devices to interact in the digital and wireless world.

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