WEDSDAY,29 April 2015 THE DOMAINS
According to the news from Domain.cn on April 29th,one.com, which also won the rights to operate the new gTLD .One, announced today that Accel-KKR, a technology-focused private equity firm, and ATP Private Equity Partners (“ATP PEP”), one of Europe’s largest institutional investors in private equity funds, have completed a growth equity investment in the company.
This investment will support One.com’s launch into the U.S., its ongoing product innovation and the acceleration of its growth in new regions in Europe. Terms of the investment were not disclosed.
One.com has experienced steady growth over the past 12 years since it was founded in 2002.
Focusing on providing a simple, flexible and user-friendly web hosting product to both entry-level and professional users, One.com has achieved significant market penetration with over 1.3 million customers supported across Europe.
One.com is launching its web hosting solutions in the U.S. market through a campaign offering new customers the ability to establish a webspace that includes 15 GB of storage, a personal domain name, website builder tool and many other features — all completely free of charge for the first 12 months.
This differentiated campaign is expected to drive significant growth by One.com in the U.S. market.
One.com today serves more than 1.3 million customers in 236 countries.
One.com has more than 250 employees. For more information about One.com and its easy-to-use web hosting solutions, please visit: www.one.com.
Accel-KKR is a technology-focused private equity firm with over $2.5 billion in assets under management.
The firm has offices in Menlo Park, Atlanta and London. For more information, please visit www.accel-kkr.com.
About ATP PEP
ATP PEP was founded in 2001 and is one of Europe’s largest institutional investors in private equity funds. Including the new fund, ATP PEP actively manages €7.7bn on behalf of ATP. ATP PEP has a stable team of 17 professionals with offices in Copenhagen, Denmark and New York City, U.S.
Please visit www.atp-pep.com for further information about our investment program.
Thomas Darré Medard Frederiksen, COO
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