VAUBAN SYSTEMS joins the VITAPROTECH group, which is continuing to strengthen its access control division.
The VITAPROTECH Group, dedicated to securing professional sites, is continuing its European development with the merger of VAUBAN SYSTEMS, the specialist in access control products and systems 100% made in France. This acquisition, the third achieved by the Group in three months, after ARD and TDSi, enables the VITAPROTECH Group to double its size in the field of access control and achieve a consolidated turnover of more than 50 million euros. euros positioning it as a true European leader.
This combination enables VITAPROTECH to complete its offering with innovative and connected access control solutions. Thanks to VAUBAN SYSTEMS, VITAPROTECH strengthens itself in the distribution market in France and in Europe, in the continuity of development carried out in England, Asia and the Middle East with the integration of TDSi last month.
Founded in 2009, VAUBAN SYSTEMS is positioned as a designer of hardware products and biometric readers, editor of supervision software and service provider. Its solutions enable biometric identification and recognition, web-based visitor management, paid access, vehicle license plate recognition, and other applications. The company also has an approved training center for the 3,000 referenced installers.
“This agreement with VAUBAN SYSTEMS is the opportunity to bring together the strengths of an internationally open group, with a growing French company rooted in innovation and connected solutions.” There are many complementarities between our companies, at the level of product development, sales force and management, this merger is a natural fit with our growth dynamic, which positions us today as a leader in our market. ”
Eric Thord, President of VITAPROTECH Group
We will rely on teams, managerial and technical, experienced and faithful. The founders will take up operational management positions at Vitaprotech and will invest in the project as shareholders.
“This merger allows us to reach a milestone for the company, created only 10 years ago, and to ensure its continued development.VITAPROTECH Group is well acquainted with the access control professions and we have the assurance continuity for both internal teams and customers. ”
Jean-Claude Bultel, President of VAUBAN SYSTEMS.
About VITAPROTECH Group
Backed by Eurazeo PME since July 2018, VITAPROTECH Group’s goal is to become a European market leader in security for buildings and to strengthen its presence in physical access security for critical sites. VITAPROTECH brings together manufacturers specialising in intrusion detection, access control, building management and video analysis. The Group has 260 employees at 8 sites around the world.
About VAUBAN SYSTEM
VAUBAN SYSTEMS is a French company specialized in physical access control with the objective of developing complete, reliable and very easy-to-use security solutions for biometric identification and recognition, visitor management and paid access. recognition of vehicle registration plates. The company also has an approved training center.