CASE STUDY

Caladan

Sector:
Technology
Type:
Business Sale
Value:
Undisclosed

The background

Caladan was founded in 1999 by the Directors, initially providing news servers, Unix to Unix Copy Protocal (UUCP), email accounts and co-location services. As the network grew, more sites were added and by 2005 it incorporated 8 sites in the UK and a further site in Paris.

The challenge

Evolution Capital were selected by the shareholders of Caladan in 2005 to review the business and assist the business owners through a business sale process. With decades of experience operating and advising shareholders of the telecoms and technology sector, Evolution Capital have the network and sector-specific focus to deliver an objective and concise review of the business to best position it for the market, to maximise value for the shareholders.

Advice, planning and preparation

By undertaking a review of the business, new knowledge can be derived to further benefit the shareholders in the decision-making process. Moreover,an objective understanding of the opportunities and risks, alongside company performance enables our shareholders to gain great insight.

We combine this expertise with thorough industry insight,gained from both established relationships in the space and constant exploration of the latest trends and changes in our sector.

A successful outcome

Nigel Cook, Managing Director of Evolution Capital commented“We were delighted to have advised the shareholders of Caladan through the sale of the business, and to have achieved outstanding outcomes for our clients.”