Indigo Telecom Group acquires Belcom247

UK data centre and connectivity specialist Belcom247 (Belcom UK Ltd) has been acquired by Indigo Telecom Group Ltd. Belcom247 was advised by BCMS throughout the transaction, which completed in 2017.

Indigo Telecom Group is a leading provider of multi-vendor managed and project services to top telecom network operators, equipment vendors, multinational corporations and government clients.

Belcom247 is a trusted specialist provider of field engineering and data centre connectivity solutions worldwide – providing network installation and maintenance services to many data centres across Europe and Asia. Founded in London in 2005, Belcom247 has built an enviable customer base of telecoms service providers, data centre operators, and global enterprises.

The deal brings together two trusted and experienced providers of remote managed services, and expands their capabilities on a global basis.

Deal commentary

Stephen Thompson, CEO of Indigo Telecom Group, said: “Indigo and Belcom247 have been working closely together for a number of years. The benefit of bringing the two companies together is another important step in realising the strategic intent of Indigo to become a global leader in the provision of managed services to our customers.

“The deal addresses our need to offer new and existing customers a broader portfolio of services and greater geographical reach. Belcom247’s experience, specifically within APAC, will enable Indigo to provide additional value to customers who recognise that a one-stop global service approach provides significant commercial and operational benefits.”

John Giblin, Managing Director of Belcom247 commented: “We are delighted to join the team at Indigo at a time when global enterprises are upgrading and expanding their networks at unprecedented speed. Our complementary product portfolio and expanded global footprint will allow us to respond even faster to the evolving needs of our customers.

“Our heritage and culture fit very well together and the combined talent going forward is the best in the business. This acquisition will enable us to provide growth and opportunities for our customers, partners and employees alike.”