It is imperative for businesses today to maintain an effective and responsive IT infrastructure. To achieve these goals they are increasingly outsourcing IT services to third party hosting providers, and it is estimated that within five years companies will have outsourced up to 70% of their IT infrastructure.
Private Equity investors have been at the forefront of the consolidation trend within the industry across Europe. In recent years a number of PE groups have built up significant buy-and-build operations. Among the most active has been the Host Europe Group which has been subject to a number of buyouts.
International TMT team
Our international TMT team has an established track record of advising companies in the sector, adding value to our clients by keeping them informed of trends and developments in fast moving markets in both emerging and established countries. Thanks to our global coverage we have unrivalled experience of advising on cross-border deals, while our network has a depth of knowledge across the entire TMT sector.
Zitcom case study
Zitcom, The Danish group which operates under the Wannafind, UnoEuro, Curanet and Zitcom brands, has built up a highly differentiated hosting business addressing attractive growth segments of the cloud solutions market. Today it provides cloud services to more than 100,000 business and private customers, while ScanNet has a further 13,000 customers. We caught up with CEO Stefan Rosenlund.