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Giesecke+Devrient acquires Valid’s payment and identity solutions business in the U.S.

30/06/2022 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

Giesecke+Devrient (G+D), a global security technology group, today announced the acquisition of the payment and identity solutions business of Valid USA. With this step, G+D aims to accelerate growth in the U.S., one of the world's largest payment and identity markets. G+D customers will benefit from the enlarged business size in the face of persistent industry-wide supply chain challenges.

Giesecke+Devrient and the European Investment Bank establish co-investment platform to invest in European TrustTech start-ups

21/06/2022 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

G+D Ventures, the venture capital arm of Giesecke+Devrient (G+D), is partnering with the European Investment Bank to invest in European startups working on solutions for greater security and trust in the digital world.

G+D shortlisted for the G20 TechSprint CBDC Initiative 2022

15/06/2022 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) has been selected to advance to the next phase of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and Bank Indonesia’s global competition for digital central bank currencies, as part of the third G20 TechSprint.

Issuance of new ePassports in Denmark on schedule

30/05/2022 Berlin Veridos

Despite ongoing global supply chain challenges and shortages of raw materials, the Kingdom of Denmark has started issuing its new electronic passports on schedule. The security-optimized travel documents are produced and personalized by Veridos, a leading global provider of identity solutions, and Danish ID specialist idpeople.

Convenient and secure private 5G networks: G+D is part of the 5G Smart Venue at HANNOVER MESSE 2022

20/05/2022 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) will be part of the 5G Smart Venue at HANNOVER MESSE from May 30 to June 2, 2022 in Hall 7, where it will showcase solutions that support the simple, fast and convenient deployment of 5G private networks.

Green Banknote increases sustainability in the cash cycle

05/05/2022 Munich/Tarragona Giesecke+Devrient

Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) is presenting a new type of banknote at the Global Currency Forum. The innovative "Green Banknote" acts as a blueprint for using ecological, resource-saving materials and production processes­ for banknotes. Coupled with durability and state-of-the-art security features, it makes a decisive contribution to a more environmentally friendly and efficient cash cycle.

New G+D survey proves that the future of banking is phygital

28/04/2022 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

The new survey "Opportunities in the phygital landscape" conducted by Global Data on behalf of Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) identifies the most important trends in how banks, financial institutions and financial service providers will interact with their customers in the near future. The focus is clearly on the integration of physical and digital services.

G+D and Patch partner to lead digital payments towards climate action

22/04/2022 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) announce its partnership with Patch, a leading carbon credit digital marketplace, to provide bank customers with a seamless payment solution, that actively helps them manage and neutralise their carbon footprint. G+D is thus further expanding its ecosystem of eco-innovative partnerships that supports banks and fintechs in their corporate sustainability strategies and empowers consumers to adopt a more eco-friendly lifestyle.

TU Kaiserslautern successfully tests automatic eSIM Download for Private 5G Standalone Networks

12/04/2022 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

In a European-first, the Technical University of Kaiserslautern (TUK) has conducted an automatic eSIM download to a smartphone via a private 5G standalone network. The exercise demonstrates the interoperability of G+D's eSIM management with Nokia's 5G network technology.

Increasing sustainability in the life of a banknote: G+D launches “Green Banknote Initiative”

06/04/2022 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

Giesecke+Devrient (G+D), together with its subsidiary Louisenthal, has launched the "Green Banknote Initiative". The aim of the open dialogue platform is to make the production and life cycle of banknotes more sustainable. This involves the principles of circular economy, the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and the efficient use of resources in the production process and global value chains.

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