B&A advised Impala, Jacques Veyrat’s investment company, on the sale of Arjo Systems. At the end of an international process that saw the competition of European, Chinese, Japanese and American industrial and financial players, HID Global finally won the auction.
Arjo Systems is a system integration expert, offering e-ID solutions mainly for governments (e-passport, border control, etc.) and event organisers (e-ticketing). Arjo Systems has a turnover of €56 million and employs 100 people in France, Italy and Hong Kong.
HID Global, a subsidiary of Swedish group Assa Abloy, provides products, services and solutions related to the creation, management and use of secured identities for millions of customers worldwide. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 3,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries.