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Peru, Lima - 01/08/2017

Valid showcases identification solutions in Peru

Valid will be presenting its customized solutions for the field of identification, such as biometrics, digital identity and mobile technologies, during the International Seminar on Identification and Digital Transformation, being held from August 2 to 4 in Lima, Peru. The event is being organized by the Peruvian National Registry of Identification and Civil Status (RENIEC), the independent government agency in charge of identification for all Peruvians, and will highlight the impact of digital technologies on the innovation of products, services and strategies.

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- 10/07/2017

Valid at AAMVA Region I Conference

From July 9-12, Valid participates of AAMVA Conference in Portland, ME, USA.

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- 29/06/2017

Valid creates a financial app for Banco Davivienda

The app enables banking transactions via Facebook Messenger, as well as overseas transfers

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Shanghai - 28/06/2017

Cubic Telecom, China Mobile, and Valid join forces to deliver LTE connectivity enablement to global IOT device manufacturers in China

Cubic Telecom, a global connectivity solutions provider for leading automotive, PC and mobile brands, China Mobile, the leading telecommunications provider in China, and Valid, the innovative eSIM solution provider today announced their partnership to deliver LTE Connectivity Enablement to global IoT customers in China.

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Madrid - 14/06/2017

Valid showcases the means of payment solutions at the Secure Payments & ID Congress 2017

Valid, a global technology provider for identification, data, mobile and financial markets, will participate next June 15 at the secure Payments & ID Congress 2017, in Madrid at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. Valid will showcase in Stand 7 its new means of payment solutions with special focus in the Mobile Banking.

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US - 19/05/2017

Valid presents identity solutions and the issue of identification cards in the United States

Valid’s subsidiary in the United States will be presenting its solutions for the issue of identification cards at two conferences put on by the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) - a not-for-profit organization focused on the development of the motor vehicle market, implementation of the Law, and safety on the roads in the US.

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Marrakesh, Morocco - 25/04/2017

Valid presents Solutions for the Payment Industry in Africa

Valid – a global company that provides services to the data, identification, mobile telephony and financial sectors – will be presenting its payment solutions at one of the most important events in the industry, tailored to the African market. The Cartes Afrique 2017 conference will be held this week (April 27 and 28) at the Palmeraie Golf Palace Hotel, in Marrakesh, Morocco, with the participation of delegates from more than 40 African countries.

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Washington, EUA - 15/03/2017

State of Washington produces new, highly secure, ID cards and Driver Licenses

The Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) deployed its new State Identification (IDs) and Driver License (DLs) system with its partner Valid USA based in Lisle, IL. It includes back office functions and pilot sites at DOL Shelton and Lacey offices.

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Barcelona - 15/03/2017

The most recent Mobile World Congress was marked by the Internet of Things

Valid was joined by the world’s most important players from the telecom market at the MWC in Barcelona, which was held from February 27 to March 2, to show the solutions that are making peoples’ lives more connected than ever.

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Spain - 17/02/2017

Cubic Telecom and Valid showcase automotive embedded SIM technology for Audi at Mobile World Congress

Cubic Telecom, driving the world forward with global connectivity solutions for leading automotive, PC and mobile brands, and Valid, one of the leading global providers of embedded security software products, today announced it is showcasing the Audi connect® solution with Automotive Embedded SIM Technology at Mobile World Congress which is taking place February 27 – March 2 in Barcelona, Spain.

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Barcelona - 31/01/2017


Valid will be at the Mobile World Congress, the world´s largest gathering for the mobile industry organized by the GSMA, held from 27th February to 2nd March 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. Come and visit us at the stand 6H41 in Hall 6 where we will show our mioSIM, NFC, M2M, eUICC, Green products and our Subscription Management, TSM, Mobile content, Financial, Self-service and Payment services. To arrange a meeting with our sales team, please register at: We are looking forward to meeting you.

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Brazil - 30/01/2017

Technology enhances security for the new Brazilian driver’s license

The CNHs (Brazilian driver’s licenses) issued since January 2 now have new colors and security features to prevent falsification. The changes instituted by the National Transportation Council (Contran), the regulatory body for Brazilian transportation, are part of the documents’ constant process of modernization. Valid, global supplier of secure customized solutions, is responsible for the issue of the licenses in thirteen Brazilian states

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Brazil - 23/11/2016

Valid launches sticker for payment of public transportation

RioCard’s pilot project will be presented at the 17th Etransport The Brazilian multinational Valid and RioCard, the eletronic ticketing system for public transportation in Rio de Janeiro, have developed a pilot project to offer stickers that can be affixed to different objects, such as cell phones and wallets, for example, for the payment of fares.

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South Africa - 26/10/2016

Valid presents telecommunications solutions at AfricaCom

The Brazilian multinational Valid will present its telecommunications solutions during AfricaCom, the largest technology fair in Africa. The event will take place November 15th – 17th in the Cape Town, South Africa.

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Brazil - 10/10/2016

“Circuito Cine Curta” reaches over 74,000 students from the public school system over 6 years

Circuito Cine Curta (“Short Film Circuit”) has been bringing film culture into classrooms for six years, and has now held 600 screenings of new films with 74,200 children and youth from 60 public schools in Rio de Janeiro. Sponsored by Valid and by the government of Rio de Janeiro State, the initiative combines film with education in a learning environment, bringing small award-winning Brazilian productions to students aged 4 to 18 from state and municipal schools from all over Rio de Janeiro State.

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- 08/09/2016

Valid’s CEO Earns Distinction in International Ranking

Carlos Affonso D’Albuquerque, Global CEO at Valid, was selected as the third-best CEO in Latin America in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications category, by Institutional Investor, an international publication specializing in capital markets.

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Brazil - 23/08/2016

Valid supports campaign for childhood cancer

In partnership with Ticket, Valid donated the printing of nearly 1.5 million vouchers for the pre-purchase of Big Macs for McHappy Day, which is coming up on August 27. This is the 11th year that the company will be supporting the campaign, bringing the total vouchers donated to 14 million.

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Brazil - 12/08/2016

Valid creates a solution that combines transportation and payment on a single card

The Brazilian multinational, Valid, is responsible for producing the RioCard Duo 2016, a new product released this week in Rio de Janeiro that allows you to make purchases and pay for public transportation using the same card.

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São Paulo - Brazil - 08/08/2016

Valid’s identification and tracking solutions increase hospital safety

Valid shall present the latest technology for identifying and tracking surgical instruments and medical equipment during the 10th edition of the International Symposium on Sterilization and Infection Control Related to Health Care promoted by SOBECC , which shall take place at the Anhembi Convention Center, in São Paulo, between August 31st and September 2nd

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- 19/07/2016

Valid Takes Part in a Seminar on Identity Solutions in Peru

From August 1 to 3, Valid will be participating in the International Identification and Development Seminar in Lima, Peru. Organized by the National Identification and Civil Status Registry (RENIEC), the conference is a space for the exchange of knowledge, experience and collaboration, highlighting the importance of identification and the role of technology as a key factor for the growth of cities and companies.

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Valid USA - 17/05/2016

Valid USA brings technological innovation to an event for the automotive sector

The AAMVA Region IV Conference is being held this week in the United States The multinational Valid is at the AAMVA Region IV Conference. The event, which is taking place in Oregon, runs until May 19.

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Valid USA - 28/04/2016

Valid USA Transforms Plastic Card Printing with HP Indigo 30000 Digital Press

Valid USA, a subsidiary of Valid, one of the world’s largest producers of financial, pre-paid, and identification cards, installed an HP Indigo 30000 Digital Press in its Downers Grove, Illinois location to produce payment, pre-paid, and identification cards, from debit & credit cards to gift cards, smart cards and identification cards, for major bank card issuers, retailers, and government organizations. As the first company to use the press to print on synthetic substrates, Valid USA is able to implement new techniques to offer their clients secure and customized payment and identity solutions, while streamlining production.

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- 30/03/2016

Valid reports EBITDA of R$307.2 million in 2015, 15.2% up on 2014

Net revenue totaled R$1,637.4 million in 2015, 26.3% up on the R$1,296.1 million reported in 2014; EBITDA increased 15.2%, from R$266.7 million in 2014 to R$307.2 million in 2015; Net Income was R$133.1 million in 2015, 20.9% up on 2014.

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- 24/03/2016

Valid and Alien sign a partnership agreement to expand the supply of RFID technology in Latin America

Valid, a Brazilian multinational operating in the areas of mobile and payment solutions, identity solutions, digital marketing and digital certification, has signed a partnership agreement with Alien Technology, a world leader in the supply of UHF Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology.

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Brazil - 03/03/2016

Valid wins award

Valid is recognized as the company with the best value-creation model, through four criteria: liquidity and qualitative indicators, shareholder return and financial robustness.

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São Paulo - Brazil - 22/02/2016

Applications can now be submitted for the Trainee Program in Sao Paulo.

Valid is inviting new grads to participate in their selection process. See the rules and programs of study accepted.

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- 02/02/2016

Valid presents advances in mobile telephony

The company, which is the world’s 5th largest provider of SIM cards, will participate in the Mobile World Congress 2016

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Brazil - 18/01/2016

The “Passageiros do Futuro”

The Results of the “Passageiros do Futuro” (“Passengers of the Future”) Project, Sponsored by Valid

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- 11/01/2016

Valid interviewed 99 Brazilian clients in its Annual Satisfaction Survey

The Annual Satisfaction Survey was conducted in the second half of 2015. Key words such as Security, Quality, Credibility and Commitment were the highlights in clients’ perception of our brand.

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São Paulo - 13/11/2015

EXAME magazine features Valid stock

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Los Angeles - 21/10/2015

Valid USA Accepts Award For Data Analytics Challenge

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Brazil - 30/09/2015

Purchase of Fundamenture is approved at Shareholders’ Meeting

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Brazil - Rio de Janeiro - 30/09/2015

Valid sponsors the “Passageiros do Futuro” (“Passengers of the Future”) project.

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Brazil - Rio de Janeiro - 30/09/2015

“Circuito Cine Curta” reaches over 60,000 students from the public school system

“Circuito Cine Curta” reaches over 60,000 students from the public school system over 5 years

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Argentina - 15/09/2015

Valid presents bank marketing solutions at international conference

Valid, which accounts for 70% of bank cards issued in Argentina through its subsidiary Valid Argentina, will be presenting its mobile banking and digital wallet solutions—which can turn a cell phone into an electronic wallet—at the 31st International Conference on Bank Marketing on September 21 and 22 in Buenos Aires.

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Brazil - 14/09/2015

Valid solution improves surgical procedures and improves patient safety

New advances in identification and tracking of surgical instruments, technology for reducing investments, improving the release time of operating rooms and increasing patient safety will be presented by Valid at the 12th Brazilian Conference on Nursing in Operating Rooms, Recovery from Anesthesia, and Materials and Sterilization Centers, organized by SOBECC, from September 22 to 25 at the Palácio das Convenções do Anhembi, in Sao Paulo.

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Brazil - São Paulo - 12/09/2015

Valid presents solutions for digital certification and traceability for medications

The traceability of medications, a technology that could put an end to the falsification of medicines and to the diversion of shipments – which generates informal points of sale – as well as to other problems affecting patient security and the integrity of laboratories’ and pharmacies’ brands, will be one of the highlights at the II Seminar: Secure Printed Material - Innovations, Technologies and the Fight against Crime, which will take place on September 23 in Sao Paulo.

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Brazil - 03/09/2015

Valid signs the documents to purchase Fundamenture

Late yesterday afternoon (September 2nd), Valid announced the signing of the documents to purchase all the shares issued by Fundamenture, a Danish company in the global Telecom business.

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Brazil - 03/07/2015

Valid is one of the 10 best publicly traded companies in Brazil

Valid is one of the 10 best publicly traded companies in Brazil in terms of return rate for its investors, as determined by the Broadcast Empresas 2015 Award, put on every year by Brazilian news agency Agência Estado. Valid moved up two positions in the ranking, landing in 8th place.

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Lisle - 15/06/2015

Valid USA acquires Marketing Software Company

Solutions provider Valid USA, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of VALID SA , is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of Marketing Software Company (MSC).

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São Paulo - 06/05/2015

Solução de Rastreabilidade de Medicamentos

Valid na FCE Pharma

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Brazil - 05/05/2015

Board elects new CEO

Valid, hereby informs its shareholders and the market in general that, as part of the Company’s management succession process, coordinated by the Board of Directors, Jose Roberto Mauro is leaving his position as the Company’s Global CEO.

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Rio de Janeiro - 24/02/2015

Valid patrocina o livro São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro

A edição que é uma declaração de amor à Cidade Maravilhosa

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Barcelona - 20/02/2015

Valid marcará presença no MWC

Maior evento mobile do mundo. De 2 - 5 de março, em Barcelona.

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Rio de Janeiro - 30/01/2015

Valid USA compra Card Cells

A subsidiária Valid USA, concluiu o processo de aquisição de todos os ativos da Card Cells LLC, localizada em Minnesota.

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Rio de Janeiro - 08/01/2015

Valid USA assina contrato para a emissão de carteiras de habilitação no estado de Washington

O Departamento de Licenciamento do Estado de Washington (EUA) concedeu o contrato para um novo sistema de registro e emissão central para carteiras de habilitação e identidade à sua subsidiaria, a Valid USA.

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São Paulo - 13/12/2014

A Valid recebeu da IR Magazine Awards o prêmio de "Melhor uso de tecnologia - Small & Mid Cap"

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São Paulo - 21/11/2014

A Valid foi destaque na seção Empresas do Bem

A Valid foi destaque na seção Empresas do Bem, na coluna Sustentabilidade, da Revista IstoÉ Dinheiro, em circulação essa semana.

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- 01/01/0001

Valid reports Net Revenue of R$443.1 million in 1Q16, 22.7% up on 1Q15

First-quarter net revenue totaled R$443.1 million, 22.7% up on the R$361.1 million reported in 1Q15; EBITDA1 increased 0.6%, from R$68.7 million in 1Q15 to R$69.1 million in 1Q16; Net Income totaled R$11.8 million, 66.9% down on 1Q15.

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- 01/01/0001

Valid produces contactless transmission cards for Museu do Amanhã

The cards that allow for access to the interactive content at the Museum of Tomorrow, simply by approaching the pieces in the exhibit, are by Valid. This is pioneering technology in the country’s museums.

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- 01/01/0001

Valid’s website is now global, just like our brand.

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