Eurofiber awarded Growth Story of the Year
London, 2 December 2021 – Digital infrastructure provider Eurofiber has been awarded with the prestigious Growth Story of the Year accolade at the TMT Global M&A Awards. In recent years, the company has evolved rapidly into a leading European player.
The TMT Growth Story Award celebrates those companies or organizations which have undergone tremendous transformation or exceptional growth over the past 12 months - either organically or via acquisitions and partnerships. The judging panel takes into account metrics which include: revenue and profit growth, market share and/or disruption, M&A and financing activity, innovation, or growth of senior management team.
Eurofiber, a provider of industry-leading open digital infrastructure, founded in 2000, has evolved rapidly in the last few years. In 2019, the Dutch-Belgian fiber-optic and cloud infrastructure specialist expanded to France, by acquiring three companies in Lille: Eurafibre, ATE and Eura DC. In 2020, it enlarged its French footprint by acquiring FullSave in Toulouse and Lumos in Nantes. This year, Netiwan, based in the South of France, was added to the group.
In 2020, Eurofiber founded a joint venture with Vattenfall Berlin to provide 500,000 households and businesses with fiber-optic connectivity.
In 2021, a partnership with NGN Fiber Network was established, launching a top-3 altnet provider in Germany. In the same year Eurofiber established, together with Belgian telecom operator Proximus, a joint venture named Unifiber, which started to deploy a fiber-optic network for over 500,000 households and businesses in the Wallonia regions.
Simultaneously, Eurofiber expanded its cloud infrastructure and hosting solutions by building and acquiring datacenters (from 6 to 11 recently) and by taking a majority stake in Dutch cloud platform provider MatrixMind.
With its M&A activities, combined with strong organic growth, the Eurofiber Group doubled in size in the last three years, to a professional workforce of 650.
Quote Alex Goldblum, CEO
"I’m honoured to receive this award. It is an acknowledgement of the excellent work by all the staff at Eurofiber, as well as our partners. We are determined to continue doing what we are good at: providing as many customers as possible with industry-leading open access digital infrastructure."
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