Heuking advises dogado group on the acquisition of Metanet AG

A German-Swiss team led by Dr. Pär Johansson, Marcel Hostettler, and Tim Remmel advised dogado GmbH, a portfolio company of private equity fund Triton, on the acquisition of Zurich-based Metanet AG.

dogado group comprises the brands dogado, Herold, checkdomain, easyname, alfahosting, profihost, BUSYMOUSE, and now Metanet. With more than 580 employees and some 370,000 customers, dogado group is one of the leading cloud hosting providers for business customers in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. dogado group’s product portfolio includes the Cloud & Domains and Digital Marketing Services business units. After its foundation in 2001, dogado GmbH initially specialized in professional hosting services and later became one of Germany’s first specialists for cloud-based business solutions.

Previously owner-managed, Metanet AG is headquartered in Zurich and offers reliable web solutions with fast and personal support to help SMEs succeed online.

With the acquisition of Metanet AG and its market entry in Switzerland, dogado GmbH continues its buy-and-build strategy and now operates main offices in Dortmund (Germany), Vienna (Austria), and Zurich (Switzerland).

Counsel to dogado
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek:

Dr. Pär Johansson
Tim Remmel, LL.M.
Dr. Christoph Schork, LL.M., all Cologne
Marcel Hostettler, MBA
Piotr Wójtowicz, LL.M.
Eric Baumgartner, all Zurich

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