Automated Border Control (ABC) and electronic identity solutions firm Vision-Box has announced the entry of Keensight Capital into its equity structure, saying that this will promote further growth.Created in 2001, Vision-Box designs, develops, manufactures and integrates biometric border control solutions, which allow for a more secure and quicker travellers handling at borders. The company also produces identity management solutions, such as its live biometric enrolment units, which generate the data contained in the electronic travel documents and are used in border control. These two business lines rely on a unique know-how in both hardware and software design.The company has substantially grown over the past few years and the partnership with Keensight Capital, through a minority stake investment, will focus on the company's further expansion, which shall be sustained by organic growth and product portfolio enhancement. The company already has an interesting market share into international markets, locally supported by its seven subsidiaries spread around growth regions. Apart of exploiting further its leading position in the border control segment, the objectives shall drive the company to expand in scope and range within the electronic identity market.”As a renowned investor specialized in technology sectors, Keensight Capital is the ideal partner to help us to pursue our business growth in the coming years. We look forward in working closely with the new team in order to materialize our key business ambitions, focused on deploying our 'Happy Flow' solutions for airport productivity and improved passenger experience on a worldwide basis”, says Bento Correia, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Vision-Box Group”As we embrace to embark upon a new stage of our growth, we are delighted to welcome an experienced strategic investor such as Keensight Capital with the necessary international reach to match our global investments. With our combined expertise applied to a high-quality product and services range, we intend to capitalize on sustained demand for secure and effective biometric identity processes in order to safeguard our global leadership in border control systems”, comments Miguel Leitmann, Co-Founder and Group CEO.”We are delighted to support Vision-Box's impressive growth story going forward by leveraging our expertise in helping companies develop internationally. Vision-Box has talented and ambitious managers, and extremely promising fundamentals which will underpin its growth in the coming years. Given the projected rise in passenger numbers and, in a context of increasingly stringent safety requirements at borders in recent years, demand for solutions such as those offered by Vision-Box, which facilitate the continuous flow of passengers throughout airports while maintaining high security standards, will remain high. Currently the undisputed market leader in border control systems and identity management, Vision-Box today begins a new phase of its development aimed at consolidating its position on a global level and sustainably winning further contracts in strategic markets.” says Jean-Michel Beghin, Managing Partner at Keensight Capital.Note:Vision-Box will be exhibiting at connect:ID 2016, 14-16 March, Washington DC. connect:ID is an international conference and exhibition that focuses on all aspects of identity technologies and the opportunities for their management in both the physical and digital worlds.