On 17 December 2017, Thales and Gemalto announced that they had reached a merger agreement on a recommended all-cash offer for all issued and outstanding ordinary shares of Gemalto, for a price of €51 per share cum dividend. This offer has been unanimously recommended by Gemalto’s board of directors.

The transaction is expected to close shortly after Thales has secured all customary regulatory approvals and clearances, which is expected for the second half of 2018.
 
To learn more about this announcement:
Press release announcing the project – 17 December 2017
Support presentation for the conference call – 18 December 2017
Replay of the 18 December conference call
 
Other documents related to this operation:
Update on the intended offer by Thales for Gemalto – 12 January 2018
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