The acquisition of the Burlington, ON and Vancouver, BC based business and its Pacific Online business, which has clients right across Canada and the USA, is an important step in Calligo’s ongoing growth strategy which includes expansion into North America.
All existing 3 Peaks clients will continue to receive the high levels of service they have become accustomed to along with access to the extended capabilities and data privacy-enabled services that Calligo offers as a global cloud provider.
“We’re delighted to have acquired 3 Peaks as part of our continuing growth strategy,” said Julian Box, Calligo’s Chief Executive Officer. “We now have a firm focus on North America and this acquisition will allow us to provide our unique GDPR-enabled infrastructure and services to clients based there.”
“We know that 3 Peaks’ excellent reputation for customer-focused service delivery will make this a great acquisition, giving us a superb team and respected new clients, while expanding our capabilities into this exciting market.”
Founded in 2011, Calligo provides trusted, privacy-focused and GDPR-enabled cloud solutions to businesses across the globe. Calligo’s emphasis on data privacy and residency enables clients to leverage the advantages of combining advanced and innovative cloud technologies, unrivaled expertise and a commitment to the highest level of standards-based compliance and security. The business services hundreds of clients worldwide from its locations in the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, Switzerland, Singapore, Bermuda and Luxembourg.
Ian Clark, CEO, 3 Peaks, said: “We are very excited to have concluded this agreement with such a respected and innovative business as Calligo. Calligo’s deep commitment and understanding of data privacy means our clients will benefit from their expertise and unique service offerings, while continuing to enjoy the highest standards of local support.”
Box added: “With the backing of our investor Investcorp Technology Partners, we are actively looking to execute further strategic add-on acquisitions over the coming months as we continue to expand our global footprint.”
Q Advisors, a leading TMT investment banking boutique, acted as financial advisors to Calligo for this transaction.
3 Peaks is a cloud provider that started in the cloud business by providing POP email since 1999. Over the years with four acquisitions they have built solid cloud offerings in both Toronto and Vancouver. 3 Peaks offer a complete set of services including email, website hosting, backups and infrastructure as a service. With a stellar support team, they can provide any type of cloud offerings to help your business excel in productivity and ease the burden of internal IT.
Calligo is an innovative cloud service provider offering mid-sized companies the highest levels of data privacy and security. Calligo offers unparalleled application performance guarantees, commercial flexibility and a personalised support service from its globally located cloud platforms. Through its four pillars of focus, Calligo delivers a platform that businesses can trust to deliver the high level of service and protection they expect and which is lacking in many cloud offerings.