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Investments

5

Portfolio Exits

1

Partners & Customers

10

About Giesecke+Devrient

Giesecke+Devrient operates as a technology company. It develops, produces, and distributes products for payment, secure communication, and identity management solutions. The company was founded in 1852 and is based in Munich, Germany.

Headquarters Location

Prinzregentenstrasse 159

Munich, 81677,

Germany

+49 (0) 89 4119-0

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Latest Giesecke+Devrient News

Airlinq, Tata Communications and Giesecke+Devrient, Recognised as Champion Cellular IoT Connectivity Vendors by Kaleido Intelligence

Sep 12, 2022

NEW KALEIDO SCORES AND CHAMPION VENDORS ANNOUNCED FOR IOT CONNECTIVITY MANAGEMENT PLATFORMS, ESIM CONNECTIVITY, AND ESIM SUBSCRIPTION MANAGEMENT Download AIRLINQ, TATA COMMUNICATIONS AND GIESECKE+DEVRIENT, ARE RECOGNISED AS CHAMPION CELLULAR IOT CONNECTIVITY VENDORS FROM KALEIDO'S STUDY OF 38 ESIM AND CMP PROVIDERS. (Photo: Business Wire) AIRLINQ, TATA COMMUNICATIONS AND GIESECKE+DEVRIENT, ARE RECOGNISED AS CHAMPION CELLULAR IOT CONNECTIVITY VENDORS FROM KALEIDO'S STUDY OF 38 ESIM AND CMP PROVIDERS. (Photo: Business Wire) September 12, 2022 04:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time LONDON--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Kaleido Intelligence , a leading connectivity market intelligence and consulting firm, has announced its latest Connectivity Vendor Hub research, providing the most up-to-date rankings and scores for IoT connectivity service providers across three categories. The Connectivity Vendor Hub H2 2022 research analysed 37 leading cellular IoT connectivity service providers across Connectivity Management Platforms (CMP), eSIM connectivity services and eSIM Subscription Management services. The study, which delves even deeper into the ecosystem than last year’s inaugural edition, provides a comprehensive assessment of the service offerings and updated Kaleido Scores for all companies. Kaleido’s approach focused on categorising service providers based on product features and depth, underlying technology, in addition to differentiation and innovation factors that help accelerate the market. The research is the culmination of more than 400 hours’ worth of primary research and assessed over 160 product features through product demos, questionnaires, and detailed briefings used to collect relevant information. The Number 1 and Champion vendors across key product segments as scored by Kaleido Intelligence as in the attached graphic. Airlinq leads the CMP Market a product that includes advanced analytics capabilities coupled with a technically innovative approach and scalable solution Amit Sharma, VP - Products at Airlinq, commented: “We are honoured at being recognised as the leading Connectivity Management Platform vendor by one of the leading analysts in our industry. This further validates the innovations we are doing in our platform to fulfill the future connectivity needs of the enterprises by working closely with operators globally.” Tata Communications leads in eSIM Connectivity with a hub solution that breaks down barriers to eSIM scaling and reduces commercial pain points Avneesh Prakash - Vice President – Mobility, Tata Communications commented: “We are delighted to emerge as the Champion for our eSIM Connectivity offering, securing the first rank in this category. This accolade is a testimony to the vision and innovation that has gone into the development of our eSIM Hub and associated business strategy. Our customer-first approach enables enterprises to seamlessly and efficiently deploy eSIM technology and make the most of the flexibility it offers. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ digital transformation journeys, through our eSIM technology and secure borderless connectivity." Giesecke+Devrient leads eSIM Subscription Management with comprehensive tooling and analytics for xUICC RSP in addition to the capability to address the complete eSIM journey Kalvinder Rakhra, Global Head of Solution Sales in the Connectivity Business at G+D commented: “Being the Kaleido Champion confirms our leading position in the development and management of SIM and eSIM cards as well as the Remote SIM Provisioning (RSP) of consumer, M2M and IoT applications. More than 250 mobile network operators now use our eSIM offering, which has changed the way consumers use mobile connectivity. This added freedom and flexibility has now reached the enterprise market, where our customers benefit especially from our ability to provide single source eSIM and IoT connectivity management from ONE provider. The Kaleido ranking is also a motivation for us to consistently continue our research and development activities in the fields of eSIM technology, integrated SIMs and connectivity.” Leading Providers Placed to Support Burgeoning Cellular IoT Market Kaleido has found that significant growth in cellular IoT over the coming 5 years is expected, in spite of ongoing chip shortages, supply chain constraints and economic headwinds. It estimates that cellular IoT connections will reach 5.2 billion in 2027, up from 2 billion in 2021. However, Kaleido’s recent industry surveys have shown that enterprises continue to have significant concerns over deployment complexity, operational complexity and permanent roaming. Steffen Sorrell, Chief of Research at Kaleido Intelligence commented: “Our survey research has shown that enterprises find the IoT market incredibly challenging. The outstanding products and market approaches demonstrated by the leading providers assessed in this research report have shown that these challenges can be met, helping catalyse cellular IoT at a global scale.” The leadership scoring analysis for 37 connectivity service providers is summarised in the Vendor Hub report, along with an impartial assessment of company strengths and opportunities. About Kaleido Intelligence Kaleido Intelligence is a specialist consulting and market research firm with a proven track record delivering telecom research at the highest level. Kaleido Intelligence is the only research company addressing mobile roaming in its entirety, covering: Data Forecasts by Market

Giesecke+Devrient Investments

5 Investments

Giesecke+Devrient has made 5 investments. Their latest investment was in Netcetera as part of their Corporate Minority on September 9, 2020.

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Giesecke+Devrient Investments Activity

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

9/8/2020

Corporate Minority

Netcetera

Yes

1

7/14/2020

Series A

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12/11/2017

Corporate Minority

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12/21/2016

PIPE

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2/4/2016

Seed VC

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Date

9/8/2020

7/14/2020

12/11/2017

12/21/2016

2/4/2016

Round

Corporate Minority

Series A

Corporate Minority

PIPE

Seed VC

Company

Netcetera

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Yes

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Giesecke+Devrient Portfolio Exits

1 Portfolio Exit

Giesecke+Devrient has 1 portfolio exit. Their latest portfolio exit was FitPay on March 27, 2017.

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3/27/2017

Acquired

$99M

1

Date

3/27/2017

Exit

Acquired

Companies

Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

Sources

1

Giesecke+Devrient Acquisitions

4 Acquisitions

Giesecke+Devrient acquired 4 companies. Their latest acquisition was Netcetera on December 15, 2022.

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Companies

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Sources

12/15/2022

Other

$99M

Corporate Majority

4

7/1/2022

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7/7/2021

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1/31/2019

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12/15/2022

7/1/2022

7/7/2021

1/31/2019

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Other

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Giesecke+Devrient Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

Giesecke+Devrient has 10 strategic partners and customers. Giesecke+Devrient recently partnered with Banque de France on September 9, 2021.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

9/3/2021

Client

France

Giesecke+Devrient leads Banque de France’s vendor base as of August 2021

In terms of the number of IT contracts secured from the Banque de France , Capgemini topped the table with two contracts , followed by Tata Consultancy Services with two contracts , Atos with two contracts .

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8/11/2021

Client

Ghana

Bank of Ghana Partners with Giesecke+Devrient to Pilot Central Bank Digital Currency

The Bank of Ghana partners with Giesecke + Devrient to pilot a general-purpose Central Bank in Ghana , West Africa .

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8/12/2020

Client

Federal Reserve System selects Giesecke+Devrient for NextGen currency processing equipment

Federal Reserve System selects Giesecke + Devrient for NextGen currency processing equipment

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8/11/2020

Client

United States

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3/29/2018

Partner

Germany

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France

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Giesecke+Devrient leads Banque de France’s vendor base as of August 2021

In terms of the number of IT contracts secured from the Banque de France , Capgemini topped the table with two contracts , followed by Tata Consultancy Services with two contracts , Atos with two contracts .

Bank of Ghana Partners with Giesecke+Devrient to Pilot Central Bank Digital Currency

The Bank of Ghana partners with Giesecke + Devrient to pilot a general-purpose Central Bank in Ghana , West Africa .

Federal Reserve System selects Giesecke+Devrient for NextGen currency processing equipment

Federal Reserve System selects Giesecke + Devrient for NextGen currency processing equipment

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Giesecke+Devrient Team

18 Team Members

Giesecke+Devrient has 18 team members, including current President, Jim Petit.

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Status

Jim Petit

President

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