• Revenue up +9% at constant exchange rates, growing in all segments
Amsterdam, Apr 25, 2013
• Double-digit revenue increases in Secure Transactions and in Security
• Excellent performance of Platforms & Services, up +29% at constant exchange rates
- Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 - GTO), the world leader in digital security today announces its revenue for the first quarter of 2013.
Olivier Piou, Chief Executive Officer, commented: “First quarter growth extends last year’s strong performance. The Platforms & Services activity carries on its fast development, delivering almost half of the quarter’s revenue growth. We continue to build on the long-term contracts in place and add new clients who want to secure mobile access to their services. Electronic identity programs deployed by governments modernizing their services remain on their outstanding trajectory, driving Security growth to +21%. Sales of high-end products to mobile network operators continue to expand and are expected to accelerate over the year as additional LTE and mobile payment services are launched. With this good start, we are on track to deliver on our strong 2013 outlook.”
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with 2012 annual revenues of €2.2 billion and more than 10,000 employees operating out of 83 offices and 13 Research & Development centers, located in 43 countries.
We are at the heart of the 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 enjoyable and safe. Gemalto delivers on their expanding needs for personal mobile services, payment security, authenticated cloud access, identity and privacy protection, eHealthcare and eGovernment efficiency, convenient ticketing and dependable machine-to-machine (M2M) applications. We develop secure embedded software and secure products which we design and personalize. Our platforms and services manage these products, the confidential data they contain and the trusted end-user services made possible.
Our innovations enable our clients to offer trusted and convenient digital services to billions of individuals. Gemalto thrives with the growing number of people using its solutions to interact with the digital and wireless world.
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Revenue figures in this document are for ongoing operations and variations are at constant exchange rates except where otherwise noted. Revenue figures including contribution of assets held for sale and variations at historical rates are provided in the appendix of this document. All figures presented in this press release are unaudited.