Namesco Limited Acquires Poundhost

November 25, 2009 by  

Web Hosting ToolboxUnited Kingdom – Namesco, the fourth largest domain name and hosting provider within the UK undertook the acquisition of Poundhost on the 19th November 2009. Namesco, wholly owned by S.P.A, the subholding of the Dada Group heading the Dada.Pro division will own 100% of the capital of the companies composing Poundhost, including Poundhost Internet Ltd, Server Arcade Ltd, VPS Ltd and Blueconnex Ltd.

Poundhost, founded in 2001, with over 10,000 dedicated and virtual servers and a large high-end customer base, of which 30% in the US, offers professional management solutions for online presence to businesses and is one of the main players in the United Kingdom for dedicated hosting services.

The acquisition of Poundhost is consistent with the Dada group strategy, to consolidate its leadership in the European market and to strengthen the position of the Group in the management of online identity and presence of innovative web advertising solutions. already has a consolidated presence in terms of clients managed in the UK, with the market renowned for high growth rates of digital services and online advertising.

The acquisition of Poundhost completes the offer of the Group’s digital services from domain to click and opens up the potential of the US market” Paolo Barberis, Chairman and founder of Dada. “The further expansion of the customer base accelerates the development of Simply, the new Dada online advertising project, in the UK market in which internet advertising has already overtaken television” concluded Barberis.

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