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Sky-Hero S.A.

Value Not Disclosed 07/14/2023 Diversified Industrials & Services Complete
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  • On July 14, 2023, it was announced that Sky-Hero S.A. (“Sky-Hero”), a leading Brussels-based innovator in tactical UAVs and UGVs, whose products are currently used by elite tactical teams at leading law enforcement and military agencies around the world, has been acquired by Axon Enterprise, Inc. (“Axon”).
  • Axon’s acquisition of Sky-Hero reflects the growing interest in UAVs and UGVs as a resource for public safety, as they introduce a first line of situational awareness, and, in some cases, communication that can start the de-escalation process before requiring face-to-face human interactions where threats are present.
  • “Knowing that Sky-Hero’s comprehensive system of products can play a role in Axon’s monumental effort to reduce gun-related deaths between police and the public by 50% in the next 10 years in the US… is incredibly motivating, and we are excited to join the Axon team,” said Yves Coppye, Founder of Sky-Hero.

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Sky-Hero S.A.

Sky-Hero is a leading Brussels-based innovator in tactical UAVs (uncrewed aerial vehicles) and UGVs (uncrewed ground vehicles). Sky-Hero is driven to develop leading products that serve its customers so they can maintain safety and serve mission-critical needs within their communities. Sky-Hero’s products are currently used by elite tactical teams at leading law enforcement and military agencies around the world.

Axon Enterprise, Inc.

Axon is the technology leader in global public safety. Its moonshot goal is to cut gun-related deaths between police and the public by 50% before 2033. Axon is building the public safety operating system of the future by integrating a suite of hardware devices and cloud software solutions that lead modern policing. Axon's suite includes TASER energy devices, body-worn cameras, in-car cameras, cloud-hosted digital evidence management solutions, productivity software and real-time operations capabilities. Axon's growing global customer base includes first responders across international, federal, state and local law enforcement, fire, corrections and emergency medical services, as well as the justice sector, commercial enterprises and consumers.

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