International law firm Bird & Bird advises Vix Technology in connection with its acquisition of all shares in German myBus GmbH including its Spanish subsidiary.
Vix Technology, a leading provider of intelligent transportation systems, is partnering with myBus, a Barcelona-based transit SaaS provider, to create a new ITS product that further develops the myBus cloud-native passenger information and fleet management system alongside Vix’s expertise in data management and operations technology. The partnership enables Vix to offer agencies a fully enhanced and robust ITS product, which provides real-time vehicle monitoring, driver communications and passenger information capabilities that empower riders to make safer, more coordinated and smarter use of public transit.
Vix Technology is a global leader in automatic fare collection, transit information and transit analytics solutions. With innovative fare management, fleet management and passenger information systems, Vix has helped to make public transport more accessible and more cost effective for over 35 years. Vix has customers in 200 cities across the globe and is passionate about providing a better customer journey for passengers.
myBus offers a state-of-the-art fleet-management and passenger information system for Public Transportation and a cloud-based ticketing solution. They equip buses and trams with cutting edge standard hardware and connect them to Vix high performing cloud servers. Their turnkey solution (hardware + software) with open interfaces is based on modules, cost-effective thanks to transparent interfaces and easy to adapt and enhance. They change the rules of the business model for fleet management and passenger information in real time.
Vix Technology was advised by the following Bird & Bird lawyers: coordination and lead partner Dr Kai Kerger, counsel Johanna Schindler and associate Simon Wolfheimer (all Corporate/M&A, Frankfurt), partner Dr Rolf Schmich and counsel Michael Brüggemann (both Tax, Frankfurt), associate Carina Seum (Employment, Frankfurt), partner Jörg-Alexander Paul and associate Claudia Bischoff-Briel (Data protection, Frankfurt), partner Lourdes Ayala (Corporate/M&A, Madrid), associates Antonio Ballesteros, Mónica Sangalli, Lucía Sánchez and Pablo Vílchez (all Corporate/M&A, Madrid), counsel Isabel Rodríguez León and associate Claudia Pérez (both Employment, Madrid), associates Paula Garralon (Data Protection, Madrid) and Patricia Peregrín (Commercial, Madrid).