Thales SA (TCFP.PA)
16 Jan 2018
PARIS, Jan 5 Turkey took a step on Friday towards closer defence cooperation with France and Italy with a contract for a study into the development and production of a long-range air and missile defence system.
* ANNOUNCES PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF ITS GLOBAL DISTRIBUTOR GEMALTO BY THALES Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
Dec 18 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Monday:
PARIS Shares in French defence electronics maker Thales jumped more than 8 percent on Monday after chipmaker Gemalto accepted its 4.8 billion euro ($5.7 bln) takeover bid to create a leader in digital security. | Video
PARIS Shares in French defense electronics maker Thales jumped more than 8 percent on Monday after chipmaker Gemalto accepted its 4.8 billion euro ($5.7 bln) takeover bid to create a leader in digital security. | Video
* Thales to keep all of Gemalto's assets -Thales CEO (Adds government source, details on synergies, updates share prices)
* There are no plans to revise a shareholder pact between the French state and Dassault Aviation in Thales after Gemalto deal, a government source said on Monday.
LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - Thales is riding to the rescue of French jobs at Gemalto. The defence firm has trumped Atos’ tilt at the world’s biggest maker of chips for mobile phone SIM cards. The $4.8 billion agreed deal brings modest returns and leaves Thales exposed to a struggling payments business. The buyer’s biggest shareholder, France’s government, may still be happy.
PARIS Aerospace and defence group Thales , which has agreed to buy chipmaker Gemalto for 4.8 billion euros (£4.24 billion), said on Monday it retained the financial leeway to seize other acquisition opportunities.
PARIS Aerospace and defense group Thales , which has agreed to buy chipmaker Gemalto for 4.8 billion euros ($5.66 billion), said on Monday it retained the financial leeway to seize other acquisition opportunities.