The Service of the Commission for the Protection of Competition announces that is has received a notification in relation with the proposed acquisition of the share capital of Contabo Topco GmbH by KKR & Co. Inc., via Constellation BidCo GmbH.
Constellation BidCo GmbH is a company duly registered under the laws of Germany. It is a special purpose vehicle, with no prior business activities, established solely for the purposes of this transaction. It is indirectly owned by investment vehicles and/or accounts advised and/or managed by various subsidiaries of KKR & Co. Inc..
KKR & Co. Inc. is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. It is an international investment company that offers alternative asset management, capital markets and insurance solutions. It finances investment funds that invest in private equity, credits and real estate and has strategic partners that manage hedge funds. It also provides capital procurement solutions for the company, its affiliated holding companies and other clients.
The Τarget of this merger is Contabo Topco GmbH, which is a company duly registered under the laws of Germany. The Contabo Group is a global provider of cloud infrastructure, including virtual private servers/virtual dedicated servers (VPS/VDS), bare metal servers and cloud gaming for small and medium enterprises, suppliers, programmers and players. In particular, Contabo Topco GmbH together with its subsidiaries offers data storage, computing performance and web hosting services.