Thales

Atos beaten to Gemalto prize by Thales

Atos’ unsolicited €4.3 billion attempt to acquire Gemalto is now nothing more than a footnote as Thales swoops in with an additional €500 million to tempt Gemalto into signing the dotted line.

Orange confirms Cloudwatt acquisition

Orange confirmed this week the company has finalised an agreement to acquire all remaining shares of Cloudwatt, the cloud services provider it set up with the French government.

Alcatel-Lucent adjusts cyber security strategy with Thales sale

Defence specialist Thales has confirmed the acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent’s cyber security services and solutions division, as well as its communications security activities. In a strategic partnership, the two organisations claim the expertise of each will provide holistic, secure communications services.

Alcatel-Lucent to make Eur1.5bn from Thales stake

Embattled equipment firm Alcatel-Lucent said Tuesday it has entered into exclusive discussions with Dassault Aviation, over the offloading of its 20.8 per cent stake in French defence firm Thales. Dassault, which makes both civil and military aircraft, is also in discussions with the French government, which maintains a 27 per cent stake in the defence […]

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