ENGIE Ineo acquires Icomera

 ENGIE announced the acquisition through its subsidiary ENGIE Ineo of the Swedish company Icomera, specialist of onboard communications solutions for public transport. Icomera’s consolidation fully complements the strategy of transformation of ENGIE, the energy revolution pioneer working for a smarter and greener mobility.

ENGIE, pioneer of the energy revolution, is able today to offer customers an ecosystem of solutions adapted to their needs to make mobility more fluid, cleaner and smarter. Public transport (buses, tramways, subways and trains) constitutes a proven and time-honoured answer for regional planning and development and a strong pillar for mobility solutions. It provides accessibility for the largest number of users, discovery of optimal infrastructure use and least significant environmental impact. Therefore, to facilitate the operation of public transport services, ENGIE, through its subsidiary ENGIE Ineo, has already outfitted 12,000 kilometres of railroads, 1,800 light rail tramways with electrification, signal and telecom systems, as well as 35,000 buses with onboard operational assistance and passenger information systems. In this way, ENGIE Ineo is supporting the rapid evolution of buses, tramways, subways and trains via devices that are more digital, smarter and more connected. Through this acquisition, ENGIE Ineo strengthens its position in the field of transport, serving the strategy of ENGIE and its French and international clients.

Roschier acted as legal adviser to ENGIE Ineo. The key members of Roschier’s team were: Malin Leffler (Partner), Sanna Isaksson (Senior Associate and Project Leader), Emelie Zellmer (Senior Associate) and Jakob Sahlensted (Associate).

Founded in 1999, Icomera is specialised in developing onboard communication multi-service Wi-Fi solutions for passengers and transportation operators, in particular in transport Wi-Fi connectivity and by-products (information, data-collection, communities…). With 150 employees throughout the world, Icomera is today the world’s leading Wi-Fi provider for public transport, connecting millions of users and tens of thousands of vehicles each week in more than forty countries. The company’s headquarters are in Göteborg, Sweden, with main subsidiaries in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany and in France.

 

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