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Press Releases

An overview of the most recent Giesecke+Devrient press releases.


Veridos to become majority shareholder in NetSeT

30/01/2023 Berlin Veridos

Veridos has acquired a majority stake in NetSeT Global Solutions. The acquisition of the company, a developer of identity management systems, strengthens Veridos' position as a full-service provider of integrated identity solutions.

Continuing global expansion: G+D acquires majority stake in Netcetera

15/12/2022 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) is further expanding its stake in the software company Netcetera. The Munich-based group will double its stake in Netcetera from 30 to 60 percent. The two market leaders are continuing the global expansion of Netcetera's business and investing in the innovative capabilities of both companies.

Independent study by Fraunhofer IZM for G+D confirms eSIM as an environmentally friendly SIM solution

28/11/2022 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

A independent comparative lifecycle assessment (LCA) of SIM card and eSIM balances conducted by Fraunhofer IZM demonstrates a clear lead for the embedded SIM (eSIM) in terms of environmental compatibility. This confirms the merits of Giesecke+Devrient‘s (G+D) eSIM strategy, which is focusing on the further development of this environmentally friendly technology.

G+D raises second promissory note loan worth 130 million euros

23/11/2022 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

Giesecke+Devrient (G+D), the global security technology group, is once again raising a promissory note loan, building on the success of its last issuance, which despite a challenging market environment, was very well received by investors.


Eight billion people: Veridos recalls the great importance of legal identities for everyone

15/11/2022 Berlin Veridos

The world’s population has now reached the landmark figure of eight billion people, according to the United Nations. However, one billion people still have no legal identity and are thus excluded from social participation and the opportunities of the modern world. With this having serious implications for those individuals, Veridos is committed to supporting the UN's Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of giving all people a legal identity by 2030.

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G+D wins Global Fast Track competition for digital central bank currencies

02/11/2022 Munich/Hong Kong Giesecke+Devrient

Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) has been named the winner of the Best Technology Award in the Hong Kong Monetary Authority's (HKMA) Global Fast Track CBDC 2022 competition. Through this initiative, Hong Kong's central bank honors innovative technology solutions for central bank digital currencies (CBDC).

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Eswatini partners with Giesecke+Devrient to explore Central Bank Digital Currency

18/10/2022 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

The Central Bank of Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) will partner with international technology group Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) to research and explore the development of a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) – an electronic form of money for the Kingdom of Eswatini. Both parties signed an agreement to this effect at last week’s annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group in Washington D.C..

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G+D’s payment tokenization solution wins Juniper Future Digital Award

17/10/2022 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) is proud to announce that the eCom Tokenizer solution has been recognized as a winner in the Fraud and Security Innovation: Payment Tokenization Solution category of the 2022 Juniper Future Digital Awards. The solution impressed the jury with its scalability and platform-agnostic approach.


Future Travel Experience Global 2022: Veridos presents new verification devices

06/09/2022 Berlin Veridos

Veridos, a world-leading provider of integrated identity solutions, announces the launch of it’s new VeriCHECK Selfkiosk and M600 document reader at this year’s Future Travel Experience (FTE) Global. The new solutions represent the next generation of products from Veridos’ verification portfolio with the aim to make travel more convenient and secure.

G+D unveils innovative solution to tackle counterfeiting and piracy

10/08/2022 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

In response to sales losses due to counterfeiting and product and brand piracy equating to billions across all industries, Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) has developed a new authentication solution SIGN®, for simple and rapid product authentication. Thanks to modern micro-optics technology, SIGN® offers the highest level of security.

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