Embraer announces the signing of a contract for a capital investment in Tempest Security Intelligence, resulting in a majority interest in the company.
The largest cybersecurity company in Brazil, Tempest, positions itself as a provider of complete solutions for business protection in the digital world. With offices in Recife, São Paulo, and London, it serves more than 300 clients in Brazil, Latin America, and Europe.
Founded in Recife in 2000, Tempest is one of the companies to receive an investment from the Aerospace Investment Fund (Fundo de Investimento em Participações Aeroespacial – FIP) created by BNDES, FINEP, São Paulo Development Agency (DESENVOLVE SP) and Embraer, the goal of which is to strengthen the aerospace, aeronautical, defense, and security production chain.
Through the Aerospace Fund, Embraer has enjoyed indirect participation in Tempest since 2016. “We are proud to announce this investment in Tempest, a company with great technical expertise and international market presence,” said Jackson Schneider, chief executive of Embraer Defense & Security.
“Embraer has always encouraged the development of a national chain for the aeronautical and defense industry in Brazil, and one of our priorities is to focus on the cybersecurity segment.”