CMS von Erlach Henrici advises on the sale of Colibrys SA in a multi-seller transaction

01/02/2013

Zurich – Sagem (Safran), the European leader in navigation systems, has acquired the Swiss company Colibrys SA, specialized in high-performance micro-sensors (acceleration and vibration) based on silicon MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical system) technology.

Colibrys has developed world-class expertise in this market, and is a leading supplier to the energy, robotics, defense, automotive, rail, instrumentation and infrastructure sectors. It is also a long-standing partner to Sagem, which uses Colibrys' precision accelerometers in a wide range of systems chosen by today's leading aircraft manufacturers (Airbus, Bombardier, Dassault Aviation, Eurocopter, HAL, etc.).

Through the acquisition, Sagem expands its technology portfolio for navigation and stabilization solutions, building on its recognized expertise in inertial sensors, gyros (mechanical, laser, fiber-optic and vibrating) and accelerometers (pendulous and vibrating).

CMS von Erlach Henrici has successfully advised the shareholders of Colibrys SA on all aspects of the transaction. Corporate partner Stefan Brunnschweiler led the team with support of Daniel Jenny, Franziska Hammer, Markus Kaiser and Gabriel Hersch.

Advisers CMS von Erlach Henrici Ltd
Stefan Brunnschweiler, Lead Partner
Dr Daniel Jenny, Corporate
Franziska Hammer, Corporate
Markus Kaiser, IP
Gabriel Hersch, Corporate

For more information, please contact Stefan Brunnschweiler
[email protected]

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