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European Directories announces acquisition of easyname GmbH by dogado GmbH


Dortmund (Germany) / Vienna (Austria), 3 June 2020 - European Directories, a Triton Fund III portfolio company, announced that its majority owned subsidiary dogado GmbH has completed the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of easyname GmbH, a webhosting and domain business in Austria.

easyname, the second largest Austrian hosting provider, is now part of the dogado group. Florian Schicker, CEO and Founder of easyname, will join the leadership team around dogado CEO Daniel Hagemeier. He will remain co-owner and also head the Austrian business and international expansion.

This transaction establishes dogado GmbH as a leading mid-sized hosting company in DACH and continues its buy-and-build strategy in this sector.


About the dogado group

The dogado group has main offices in Dortmund, Hannover, Halle (Saale), Lubeck and Wien and is a cloud hosting provider for business clients. Following its founding in 2001, the company first specialised in professional hosting services and later became one of the first German specialists in cloud-based company solutions. With over 170 employees and the brands dogado, checkdomain, BUSYMOUSE, alfahosting and easyname under its umbrella, this group serves around 250,000 customers and is one of the leading hosting companies in the DACH region.

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About Triton

Since its establishment in 1997, Triton has sponsored nine funds, focusing on businesses in the industrial, business services, consumer and health sectors. The Triton funds invest in and support the positive development of medium-sized businesses headquartered in Europe.

Triton seeks to contribute to the building of better businesses for the longer term. Triton and its executives wish to be agents of positive change towards sustainable operational improvements and growth.

The 43 companies currently in Triton's portfolio have combined sales of around €17,4 billion and around 96,700 employees.

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