Gemplus International

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Gemplus International SA
Public (NASDAQGEM), (EuronextGEM.PAR)
Industry Smart cards
Founded Luxembourg (May, 1988)
Defunct June 2, 2006
Headquarters Luxemburg, LU, LU
Key people
Alex J. Mandl, CEO
Products Smart cards
Revenue $9.89 Billion EUR (2005)
Number of employees
5,000 (2005)

Gemplus International SA was based in Luxembourg and acquired by the Texas Pacific Group in 2000 a provider of smart cards and related technologies until its June 2, 2006 merger with rival Axalto; the combined entity is known as Gemalto.[1]