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Acquisition of a Dutch managed hosting company

Buy a Dutch managed hosting company

  • The acquired company is a well known managed hosting company located in the Netherlands
  • The company that was acquired has revenues of more than 2 mio €
  • The buyer is an international managed hosting group that buys managed hosting companies
  • CFIE business acquisition input: The CFIE M&A team member, Govert Derks screened the market and approached the target company. This acquisition is a 2nd addition to the acquirers group of companies. The managed hosting buyer is looking to grow via systematic acquisitions of similar managed hosting companies in Western Europe.

Overview of a transaction of a managed hosting company by an international acquirer

The acquired company focusses on higher level managed hosting services. The managed hosting portfolio is of a high quality and has been build up over a long period of time. The owners want to focus on other software related activity and need the funds for this type of activity. They think the managed hosting company can grow better with the support of a strong international buyer.

The strategy of the international managed hosting buyer

The buyer is a mid-sized international managed hosting company. It is run by a group of entrepreneurs that have their roots in managed hosting. The companies plan is to grow a Western European cloud related group of suppliers that is active in managed hosting. Here are some of the activities the group is performing:

  • IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service)
  • Managed hosting
  • Secure file sharing
  • Other cloud related services

Activities of the CFIE M&A team in the support of acquiring this managed hosting company

The CFIE IT M&A team helps IT buyers in software, hosting or any other IT services acquisitions. The work consists for a large part in sourcing the right targets for an acquisition. CFIE selects and contacts targets. CFIE convinces business owners that it is a good decision to grow further with a strong strategic partner. Govert Derks has spoken to a large number of managed hosting companies and has explained the buyers strategy. After initiating the talks and negotiations between the managed hosting target company and the buyer CFIE facilitated the further process of acquiring the managed

hosting company. Together with the buyer who has practical experience in the process of acquisitions of international managed hosting companies the further acquisition process was performed and finished.

Highlights of the acquisition of this managed hosting company

  • Both companies are active in the managed hosting industry and the growth of the managed hosting company can be quicker with support of the new buyer
  • The target company has a focus on higher level managed hosting activities and will be able to grow it’s services portfolio together with the new buyer
  • The international managed hosting buyer can invest further in the company to grow it’s sales and marketing activity and hence the overall business

Information about business sales and acquisitions in the Dutch hosting industry

Feel free to contact us for further details about this managed hosting acquisition. If you are looking for acquisitions or business sales of managed hosting companies in other European countries it is also good to contact us. We know many managed hosting targets across Europe and some of these could be open for a sale. Please get in touch via the contact form at the right side of this page so we can explain how we can help you in the area of managed hosting acquisitions or business sales.