Demarest e Almeida has advised Diebold to acquire, through its Brazilian subsidiary, Procomp Indústria Eletrônica Ltda,, 100% of GAS Tecnologia, a leading Internet banking, online payment and mobile banking security company headquartered in Brasília, after more than 6 months of negotiation. GAS is a software-led services provider specializing in security solutions for Internet and mobile banking.

"This is a very strategic acquisition for Diebold and will certainly contribute for Diebold's growth in the security field. The complexity of the negotiations, which took over 6 months, was due to the intellectual property aspects involved and to the relevance of the acquisition in this market." - as informed byLuciana Cossermelli Tornovsky, M&A partner of Demarest e Almeida Advogados

For more information, please see press release at

Date of Closing: August 31, 2012

Date of Announcement: September 5, 2012

Parties involved in the negotiations:

In-House Counsel to Diebold Brazil:

Maurício Nazar de Abreu (Legal Manager)

Brazilian Counsel to Diebold:

Demarest e Almeida Advogados

Partners: José Diaz, Luciana Cossermelli Tornovsky, and Tatiana Campello
Associates: Vitor Henriques and Débora Sejtman

Brazilian Counsel to Gas Tecnologia:

Levy & Salomão Advogados

Partner Daniel Tardelli Pessoa
Associates: Christian Galvão Davies and Fernanda Perez Jacomini

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