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Phase II: The Commission publishes a decision authorising, following a phase II and subject to conditions, an acquisition in the digital security sector (Gemalto / Thales)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 20 August 2019, the Commission published the Decision of 11 December 2018 in which it authorized, following a phase II and subject to conditions, the acquisition of the Dutch digital security specialist Gemalto by the French company Thales. The proposed transaction was aimed at combining Thales' and Gemalto's activities in general purpose hardware security modules (HSMs). These data security products are dedicated hardware devices using encryption software to generate, protect and manage encryption keys to protect data in a secure tamper-proof module. Thales and Gemalto are the two largest manufacturers of general purpose HSMs, both in the European

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Alain Ronzano, Phase II: The Commission publishes a decision authorising, following a phase II and subject to conditions, an acquisition in the digital security sector (Gemalto / Thales), 11 December 2018, Concurrences N° 1-2019, Art. N° 92015, www.concurrences.com

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