Latest Communications & Technology dealsThursday 10 January 2019 | News
Hg acquires Combell Group from Waterland Private Equity
OC&C Strategy Consultants congratulates Waterland Private Equity on the successful sale of Combell Group to Hg.
Combell Group is a leading mass hosting player in Europe with over 800,000 SME and SoHo customers, and is a one-stop partner for web hosting, domains, e-commerce and application solutions. Under Waterland’s ownership, the business has developed a strong position to continue growing organically while adding selective M&A on its platform. OC&C supported Waterland and Combell management with commercial vendor due diligence to support the sale process.
OC&C is a leading advisor to investors and corporate clients in Managed Hosting & Cloud Solutions. We have global expertise in this sector, supporting landmark deals over the past few years, as well as developing commercial strategies with corporations.
Inflexion acquires UKFast
OC&C Strategy Consultants congratulates Inflexion on their successful investment in UKFast. Inflexion have acquired 30% of UKFast, with a total EV of £405m.
UKFast is a leading provider of hosting services & data centres to UK-based SMEs. The company has seen phenomenal success over the past year with the launch of ClearCloud enhancing its product to existing customers and addressing new customer segments to enable future growth. Inflexion’s successful bid followed widespread anticipation of IPO, with management citing expertise within the fund as a valuable ingredient to future growth.
OC&C is a leading advisor to investors and corporate clients in hosting and data-centres. This deal adds to the high volume of our commercial activity in this area spanning both M&A and corporate strategy. We combine local knowledge with global presence and expertise to provide peerless expertise in the sector.
For more details on this transaction or OC&C's broader experience in this space, please contact our team.