Host Europe Group announced the successful acquisition of the domain name registrar, Domainfactory, for an undisclosed amount.
Domainfactory currently manages 1.1 million domains and serves approximately 173,000 customers.
This transaction follows the recent acquisition by Host Europe Group of Telefónica Germany Online Services GmbH, a leading enterprise managed hosting provider.
“This acquisition further enhances Host Europe Group’s presence and capabilities in the German mass hosting market – having now almost 400,000 customers and managing in excess of 2 million domains.
“In a joint statement, Sara Marburg and Jochen Tuchbreiter, founders of domainfactory, said today: “Together with our first class team we have established a leading German hosting company. By joining forces with Host Europe we will be perfectly positioned to benefit from the continued strong market growth. There is a great strategic and cultural fit between Host Europe Group and domainfactory. Together, we can provide a broader range of solutions for the benefit of our customers. We are very happy that domainfactory is now part of the Host Europe Group.”
About Host Europe Group
Founded in 1997, the Host Europe Group is the largest privately-owned hosting group in Europe. It manages in excess of 5.5 million domains, and offers more than 1 million customers mass, customized, managed and cloud web hosting alongside multiple cloud based software applications. The Experton Vendor Benchmark 2013 listed Host Europe in the leader quadrant of the category ‘Public Cloud – IaaS solutions.’
As the biggest domain registrar in the UK, and largest virtualisation provider in Europe, Host Europe Group is the default choice for businesses seeking high quality service, with first rate performance, at a competitive price. With its leading brands: 123-reg, Webfusion, Heart Internet and Host Europe, the Group has a market leading presence in the UK, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Spain.