DLA Piper and Bojanovic & Partners has advised team.blue on the deal, while Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm advised founders Aggela Anthoulaki, Dimitris Anthoulakis, and Frank Maounis.
Team.blue executed the acquisition of Enartia Group, a market leader in web hosting and domain registration in Greece with additional subsidiaries in Serbia and Albania. For team.blue, the transaction represents another strategic acquisition as part of its „buy and build“ strategy to expand its business in Southeast Europe and pursue its growth strategy.
Team.blue is a leading digital enabler for companies and entrepreneurs present in 15 countries. The group was created by merging Combell Group, TransIP Group and Register Group in 2019. Team.blue serves over two million customers in Europe and has more than 1,000 experts to support them.
Founded in 2004, Enartia is a group of brands specializing in digital services such as domain registration, web hosting, WordPress and other cloud services in Greece, Albania and Serbia. It serves the local markets through its brands Papaki and Top.Host, with currently about 97.000 customers and 365.000 active domain names, and is among the leading domain providers in Greece.
The DLA Piper team was led by partner Dr Nils Krause (Picture), senior associate Dr Jasper von Georg and transaction lawyer Dan Li (all Corporate/M&A, Hamburg) and included partners Semin O (Antitrust), Dr Björn Enders and associates Anastasia Max (both Tax) and Alexander Rösch (Antitrust, all Frankfurt).
The team was also supported by the law firms Potamitis Vekris in Greece, Bojanovic & Partners in Serbia and Tashko Pustina in Albania.
Bojanovic & Partners’ team included of Partners Vladimir Bojanovic and Tanja Dugonjic.
The Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm team was led by Partner Elisabeth Eleftheriades and included Senior Associate Angeliki Chalikia.
Involved fees earner: Vladimir Bojanovic – Bojanovic & Partners; Tanja Dugonjic – Bojanovic & Partners; Björn Enders – DLA Piper; Nils Krause – DLA Piper; Dan Li – DLA Piper; Anastasia Max – DLA Piper; Semin O – DLA Piper; Alexander Rösch – DLA Piper; Jasper von Georg – DLA Piper; Angeliki Chalikia – Kyriakides Georgopoulos; Elisabeth Eleftheriades – Kyriakides Georgopoulos;