Deutsche Bank appointed as Depositary Bank for the American Depositary Receipt program of Gernalto N.V.
Deutsche Bank today announced its appointment as Depositary Bank for the Level I American Depositary Receipt (ADR) program of Gemalto N.V. (Gemalto).
Gemalto, incorporated in the Netherlands, is a world leader in digital security with 2008 annual revenues of €1.68 billion and 10,000 employees operating out of 75 offices, research and service centers in 40 countries. Gemalto delivers on the growing demands of billions of people worldwide for mobile connectivity, identity and data protection, credit card safety, health and transportation services, e-government and national security. Gemalto does this by supplying to governments, wireless operators, banks and enterprises a wide range of secure personal devices, such as Subscriber Identification Modules (SIM), Universal Integrated Circuit Card (UICC) in mobile phones, smart banking cards, smart card access badges, electronic passports, and USB tokens for online identity protection. Gemalto also provides software, systems and services to help customers achieve their goals.
Akbar Poonawala, Head of Global Equity Services (GES) at Deutsche Bank, said, “We are delighted to be acting as Depositary Bank on this ADR program and we very much look forward to working with Gemalto and ensuring that the company and its ADR investors receive the highest level of service.”
"We are delighted to have appointed Deutsche Bank to manage our ADR program and look forward to working with the global team to develop our ADR program,” said Jacques Tierny, Chief Financial Officer at Gemalto.
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Deutsche Bank <NYSE: DB> is a leading global investment bank with a strong and profitable private clients franchise. A leader in Germany and Europe, the bank is continuously growing in North America, Asia and key emerging markets. With 78,530 employees in 72 countries, Deutsche Bank competes to be the leading global provider of financial solutions for demanding clients creating exceptional value for its shareholders and people.
Deutsche Bank’s Trust & Securities Services business, part of Global Transaction Banking, is one of the leading providers of trustee, agent, depositary, registrar, SPV management and related services for a wide range of financial structures and transactions. It is a leading depositary for American and Global Depositary Receipts, providing value-added services to companies raising capital in international markets or listing on the New York, Nasdaq, London, Luxembourg, Singapore or Nasdaq-Dubai stock exchanges by means of depositary receipts. It also offers fund and hedge fund administration and, through a fully integrated network of specialist offices worldwide, provides domestic custody services in more than 30 securities markets. Additional details are available on www.adr.db.com
This announcement appears as a matter of record only. This announcement has been approved and/or communicated by Deutsche Bank AG London.
*Source: Gemalto N.V. (November 2009)
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