Kellerhals Carrard advises Swisscom on acquisition in Camptocamp

Switzerland’s number one telecom company Swisscom, became the new majority shareholder of Camptocamp, one of the leading Swiss developers and integrators of open-source solutions.

As one of the market leaders, Camptocamp has been offering its customers innovative open-source solutions for the rollout of geo-information systems (GIS), enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems (Odoo ERP) and IT infrastructure management (Cloud Transformation) for more than 20 years. Through its partial acquisition of Camptocamp, Swisscom is expanding its expertise within the growing open-source market and enabling its business customers to enjoy an even wider range of skills and managed services.

Kellerhals Carrard acted as lead legal advisor to Swisscom in this transaction, alongside Advant Beiten and Advant Altana, for German and French legal aspects. The Kellerhals Carrard team included partners Edgar Philippin (pictured left) and Vincent Jäggi (pictured right). The rest of the team was made up of senior associate Elena Merlet, associate Christophe Berczy (all corporate / M&A) and partner Virginie Rodieux (IP/data protection).