The acquisition of the German and cloud-based company easybell is essential to Dstny’s growth strategy and brings a new country as well as new opportunities to the group.
Brussels – October 25, 2022 – Dstny, a European leader in business communications, announced the acquisition of easybell, a cloud communications challenger in Germany providing Cloud PBX and VoIP telephony to B2B customers. With their fully digital approach and a well-distributed network of 2,000 partners, they are both fast-growing and highly competitive in the German market.
“With easybell on board, we are not only adding Germany as a country, one of the most exciting markets in Europe. We are also adding exceptional people and talent to our group. easybell is several years ahead with its digital mindset and its ability to sell products online,” says Daan De Wever, CEO of Dstny Group.
easybell stands out as an innovative and highly experienced operator of telecommunications services with a modern sales and marketing approach. The powerful combination of partner and online sales has led to strong B2B growth. With 28 million euros in sales, 75 employees and fully automated processes, they are well positioned to lead the Dstny business in Germany.
“Dstny and easybell share the same pan-European vision, and by joining Dstny we can significantly accelerate our internationalization process. We also gain access to a product portfolio, which positions us as an innovation leader in our home markets today and tomorrow,” says Dr. Andreas Bahr, CEO of easybell .
“The former shareholders have been looking for strategic partners to further accelerate the impressive growth of easybell,” says Markus Hendrich, CEO of ecotel communication ag , the former majority owner of easybell. From what I have learned during the process, Dstny will help easybell enter other European markets even faster, while Dstny will gain a presence in Germany. ecotel will remain a supplier to easybell in the long run, making the transaction beneficial for all parties involved. .
Q Advisors, a leading global TMT investment banking boutique, acted as exclusive financial advisor to Dstny in connection with this transaction.
Dstny is a leading European provider of cloud-based business communications. The company simplifies everyday life for more than 3 million Dstny Powered People today: the interactive tools in Business Communications are delivered as a service and bring together employees and customers in all communication formats (voice, video, chat and others).
Dstny tools are natively mobile-first, locally customizable, easy to use and easy to integrate, for enterprises, partners and service providers. By combining innovative technology with close relationships with partners and service providers, and with strong local teams, Dstny is able to deliver the best possible user experience and make the latest applications available to businesses across Europe.
Headquartered in Brussels, Dstny has 800 employees in 7 European countries (Belgium, Netherlands, France, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, UK) and an annual turnover of almost 190 million euros in 2021.
More info: www.dstny.com
easybell was founded in 2006 and is a Berlin-based internet and telephony provider with close to 100,000 business and private customers and 75 employees.*
It offers understandable, reliable and fair products for anyone who needs professional telecommunications. It specializes in IP-based communication: the product range includes VoIP telephony, SIP trunks, a proprietary cloud exchange and optional broadband connections.
easybell stands for flexibility, transparency and ease of use – that’s why tariffs can be canceled every month, there are no hidden costs and many additional services are included. This concept is summed up in its motto: Light. Professional. Connected.
More info: www.easybell.de
About ecotel communication ag
Ecotel Group (hereinafter referred to as “ecotel”), operating throughout Germany since 1998, specializes in the marketing of IT and telecommunications solutions in various segments. The parent company is ecotel communication ag with headquarters in Düsseldorf. Including its subsidiaries and holdings, ecotel employs more than 200 talents. ecotel serves more than 50,000 B2B customers nationwide with a full-service offering of cloud communications and fiber services.
More info: www.ecotel.de