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Hub One, subsidiary of the Groupe ADP, acquires Sysdream and becomes a key player in the cybersecurity industry

Hub One, subsidiary of Groupe ADP and information and communication technology service firm acting in a professional environment, announces the acquisition of Sysdream, a French player in cybersecurity. This acquisition is in line with Hub One's strategy which targets a revenue between
€200 and €300 million within a period of five to eight years. Through this operation, Hub One finalizes its industrial cybersecurity project based on three pillars: training, consulting/auditing, and managed services.
The merger between Hub One and Sysdream comes from a shared vision to provide services to companies with a level of security, based on a unique and high value-added service  offer, and  to act on the full service chain of cybersecurity market: technical, organizational and human.
Founded in 2004, Sysdream is a renowned expert in cybersecurity, PASSI1 certified (a certification delivered by ANSSI (French National Agency of Information System Security). The company has a strong growth and its revenue stood at €3.9 million in 2017. It offers to major, public and private accounts, in France and abroad, a range of solutions focused on systems auditing, computer security training and cyber-training. Sysdream has launched some major events such as Hack In Paris, dedicated to cybersecurity professionals, and La Nuit du Hack (Hack's Night), the largest annual convention for ethical hacking in France.
The strong and unique expertise of Sysdream will add to historical know-how of Hub One in the perimeter of airport security (network, firewall, LAN) from the airport environment, thus strengthening its cybersecurity activity. Hub One completes the implementation of its third strategic division dedicated to  Cybersecurity,  while  allowing  Sysdream  to  maintain  its  characteristics, its expertise and staff.
 
"With Sysdream, we are continuing with the implementation of our cybersecurity industrial project started several months ago thanks to a dedicated team and with the mobilization of Hub One's staffs around the challenge of cybersecurity, says Guillaume de Lavallade, Chief Executive Officer of Hub One. This acquisition gives Hub One all the components to become a global player on the cybersecurity market."
Olivier Franchi, Chairman of Sysdream declares, "This merger is a great opportunity for us to get   an industrial supply from Hub One, subsidiary of Groupe ADP. It will allow us to boost the development of our business, while ensuring autonomy and independence vis-à-vis the manufacturers and editors acting on the highly competitive cybersecurity market."
Finally, Edward Arkwright, Chief Executive Director of Groupe ADP and Chairman of Hub One highlights "The acquisition of Sysdream is part of tour strong industrial dynamic and strengthens our position and expertise in the field of cybersecurity, where the stakes are crucial both in France and abroad, particularly regarding our airport activities."

1 PASSI : Information System Security Auditing players


About Hub One
Subsidiary-100%owned by Groupe, Hub One is an information and communication technology service group acting in a professional environment. The group provides technological solutions to satisfy customers' needs in terms of operational performance and safety, particularly in the airport, transport and logistics, industry, distribution and real estate sectors, corporate and welcoming places for the public.
The expertise of Hub One's employees is based on values of proximity, commitment and audacity to bring innovative and global solutions as well as end-to-end service from the backbone to the fixed terminal or mobile. A recognized player in wireless networks, Hub One deploys and operates telecom infrastructures; develops, publishes and integrates traceability and mobility software; install fleets of professional terminals that it maintains in operational conditions; and secures all these systems.
The group has more than 450 employees present throughout the French territory through 9 agencies. Hub One revenue stood at €154 million in 2017.
More information on: HubOne.fr

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Groupe ADP develops and manages airports, including Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly and Paris-Le Bourget. In 2017, the Group handled through its brand Paris Aéroport more than 101 million passengers and 2.3 million metric tonnes of freight and mail at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly, and more than 127 million passengers in airports abroad through its subsidiary ADP International. Boasting an exceptional geographic location and a major catchment area, the Group is pursuing its strategy of adapting and modernizing its terminal facilities and upgrading quality of services; the Group also intends to develop its retail and real estate businesses. In 2017, Group revenue stood at €3,617 million and net income at €571 million.
Registered office: 1, rue de France, 93 290 Tremblay-en-France. Aéroports de Paris is a public limited company (Société Anonyme) with share capital of €296,881,806. Registered in the Bobigny Trade and Company Register under no. 552 016 628.