Orange Cyberdefense acquires Swiss companies SCRT and Telsys
On November 8, 2022, Orange Cyberdefense, the cybersecurity subsidiary of Orange, acquired 100% of the Swiss companies SCRT and Telsys. The two sister companies have their common headquarters in Morges, near Lausanne, and employ approximately 100 employees, experts in cybersecurity and associated services, spread also over the offices in Geneva and Berne.
Established as the leader in the French-speaking Swiss cybersecurity market, SCRT has been supporting its customers for 20 years by offering a complete set of cybersecurity services such as managed security services, consulting, ethical hacking and remediation in the event of an attack. Telsys is more specialized in the management of IT solutions.
Lenz & Staehelin advised the seller in this transaction. The team was led by Roman Graf (Corporate and M&A) and included Frédéric Neukomm (Tax), Pierrick Sunier, as well as Aurélien Ghose and Ramona Krause (all Corporate and M&A), among others.