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Oakley Capital Corporate Finance advises intergenia on €210m sale to Host Europe
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Hosting & Datacentres
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December 2014
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Oakley Capital Corporate Finance (‘Oakley’), the independent, pan-European, corporate finance firm offering expert specialist advice across the TMT sector, has advised the shareholders of intergenia Holding GmbH (intergenia), a leading supplier of internet hosting solutions, on its disposal to HEG Co. GmbH (“Host Europe”), for an enterprise value of €210m.

The Oakley team, led by Daniel Havercroft, Managing Director, and assisted by Anthony Yaneza, Assistant Director and Zishaan Arshad, Senior Associate, was closely involved in the deal process from the outset.

intergenia is headquartered in Cologne and is a leading supplier of Internet hosting solutions (in particular of managed and dedicated server hosting). The company provide a wide range of shared, dedicated and fully-managed solutions (also in the form of cloud hosting) through its brands PlusServer, serverloft, Server4You and Unmetered.com. In addition, intergenia operates Datadock, Europe’s greenest data centre.

The company also runs WorldHostingDays, the largest series of hosting trade shows worldwide. It generated earnings before interest, tax depreciation and amortisation (“EBITDA”) of €13.8 million in the financial year ending 31 December 2013 and its current run-rate EBITDA is above €20 million following recent acquisitions.

Completion of the intergenia transaction is conditional on approval from the German and Austrian merger control authorities.

Daniel Havercroft commented:

“This is another major hosting deal for Oakley which further underlines‎ our credentials in the European hosting and managed services sectors. It also caps a strong year of deal momentum for Oakley as we continue to deepen our TMT offering.”

Oakley has grown strongly in 2014, advising on 10 deals since the beginning of 2014 including the announced take-private of Daisy Group, the investment by Living Bridge into Metronet (UK) and its investment into IP Solutions, the investment of KKR into the Hut Group and theIPOs of Just Eat and Manx Telecom.

Since its establishment in late 2007, Oakley has completed over 50 transactions with a total enterprise value of more than £5 billion.

For more information, please contact:

Daniel Havercroft, Managing Director
Anthony Yaneza, Assistant Director
Zishaan Arshad, Senior Associate
020 7766 6900

Hannah Dodds
020 7766 6900

*Completed by Oakley Capital Corporate Finance

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