CMS Switzerland advises on the sale of keyon

The shareholders of keyon have sold all shares in keyon to Swiss IT Security. Keyon, founded in 1999 and based in Rapperswil-Jona, is a full service provider of solutions and services in the areas of IT security and customer-specific software development. The core competences of keyon are Microsoft cloud security, enterprise PKI management, digital signature services, enterprise key-management, database and file encryption as well as software engineering. keyon will continue as an independent entity on the market. Founded in 2017, Swiss IT Security is based in Wettingen and comprises a group of companies in the DACH region, consisting of high-quality IT security providers combining experience and expertise as well as resources and services.

The advisor

CMS Switzerland advised the shareholders of keyon on all legal matters of the transaction. The team was led by partner Stephan Werlen (pictured), and included associates Pascal StockerAlexandra Stocker (all M&A), partner David Hürlimann, associate David Schuler (both Tax) and associate Katja Bertsche (Real estate).