Public Offer by Thales


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On 17 December 2017, Thales and Gemalto jointly announced that they had reached an agreement on a recommended all-cash offer for all issued and outstanding ordinary shares of Gemalto, for a price of €51 per ordinary share cum dividend. Gemalto's board of directors unanimously recommends and fully supports the offer. 

The offer document, which sets forth the terms, conditions and consequences of the offer, has been approved by the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets ("AFM") and was published on 27 March 2018. It can be downloaded below. 

Thales has obtained an exemption from the AFM to extend the acceptance period beyond the statutory timelines. The acceptance period, as currently extended, will end two weeks after the fulfilment of the offer condition with respect to regulatory clearances or the waiver thereof. For the full details in connection with the extension of the acceptance period, we refer to the joint press release issued by Thales and Gemalto on 10 August 2018, which can be downloaded below. The completion of the offer and payment of the offer price to shareholders who tendered their shares into the offer is expected to occur before the end of 2018, provided that all offer conditions are satisfied or waived. The offer document contains important information that should be carefully read before a decision is made to tender shares into the offer.