Advised Control Circle, a leading UK-based provider of complex managed hosting and cloud-based services, on its sale to Alternative Networks

Arma Partners is pleased to announce that it has acted as exclusive financial adviser to the founders and management of Control Circle Ltd (“Control Circle”) and Scottish Equity Partners LLP (“SEP”) on the sale of Control Circle to Alternative Networks plc. (“Alternative Networks”).

Arma Partners assisted the management and owners of Control Circle to realise their strategic objectives, drawing on our extensive experience in the European hosting space. This transaction demonstrates the growing interest in the European market for complex managed hosting and cloud-based companies, which benefit from strong growth and high quality recurring revenues, and further illustrates Arma Partners’ leadership in European hosting and data centre M&A.

Founded in 2001 and backed by SEP, Control Circle is a UK-based provider of complex managed hosting and cloud-based services to enterprises and on-line businesses, including Saga, Rightmove and RR Donnelley. www.controlcircle.com