AURELIUS successfully completes acquisition of Colt’s Cloud business
- CMC fully integrated into the Getronics family
London / Munich, 4 April 2016 – The AURELIUS Group (ISIN DE000A0JK2A8) has completed the acquisition of the Cloud business of CMC (Colt Managed Cloud) in Colt Group S.A. and has integrated CMC in its ICT Services subsidiary Getronics. Furthermore, a long-term strategic partnership has been agreed between Getronics and Colt, where Getronics will also provide its Cloud services to Colt’s customer base and will utilise Colt’s data centre and network.
CMC is a leading European provider of Cloud and Hosting services. The company has a solid basis of long-term customer contracts with around 600 reputable companies from different industries such as financial services and media. CMC has data centres and support structures in place in the U.K., France, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Romania and India. Getronics has amalgamated CMC with its existing Cloud business and now offers a comprehensive portfolio of Cloud solutions under the Managed Cloud Services brand.
Matthias Täubl, who is responsible for Getronics at AURELIUS, said: “With targeted add-on acquisitions, we were able to strengthen Getronics and make it even more successful economically. The purchase of CMC is already the sixth add-on acquisition since Getronics was acquired in 2012.”
“Merging the business activities of CMC and Getronics will help to put both companies in an even better position in the fast-growing European market for Cloud services. The long-term strategic partnership agreed with Colt also ensures seamless supply of the large customer base of both companies with modern services.”