NEW YORK, NY and BOULDER, CO – January 24, 2013 - DH Capital, an investment banking firm serving companies in the Internet infrastructure, communications, and SaaS sectors, is pleased to announce it served as exclusive financial advisor to Host.net on its recently completed sale to the company’s management team and NOVACAP. Host.net has revolutionized the colocation and virtual private data center industry in South Florida through its commitment to innovation, up-time and world-class customer support.
“DH Capital advised our company through a complex transaction,” said Host.net CEO Jeff Davis. “We are especially pleased with the result achieved and the effort put forth by the entire DH team. Teaming up with NOVACAP as our financial partner will provide the company with capital to execute our growth plans.”
“We are very pleased to have assisted Jeff Davis and the entire Host.net team. Host.net combines state-of-the-art facilities and managed services with a broad and robust national network allowing the company to seamlessly provide a secure, end-to-end solution. Pairing Host.net with NOVACAP results in a fantastic outcome for the company, its clients, and employees,” commented Adam Lewis, Partner of DH Capital. “NOVACAP’s expertise in the colocation and managed services sectors, as well as previous investment experience, will add tremendous value to Host.net as it continues to grow.”
DH Capital has long served as a trusted advisor to Internet infrastructure and communications companies, providing M&A advisory and private capital placements. DH Capital maintains the largest dedicated team of professionals covering the managed hosting and data center sectors and has advised companies on 45 transactions with a combined value in excess of $4.4 billion.
Host.net is a multinational provider of managed infrastructure services focusing on colocation, cloud computing and storage, along with network transport and transit for enterprise organizations. The company operates multiple enterprise-class data centers connected to an extensive fiber-optic backbone delivering Internet, MPLS and layer 2 communications using a wide array of last-mile options. It serves customers in most major metropolitan regions of North America as well as portions of Europe. Founded in 1996, Host.net is headquartered in Boca Raton, FL. Further information about Host.net is available at http://www.host.net.
With $790 million in assets under management, NOVACAP is one of Canada’s leading private equity firms. Since 1981, its distinct partnership approach based on operational expertise has helped companies accelerate their growth and maximize their value. NOVACAP ranks among the top private equity firms in North America. For more information, please consult: http://www.novacap.ca.
About DH Capital:
DH Capital is a private investment banking partnership serving companies in the Internet infrastructure, communications, and SaaS sectors. Headquartered in New York City with offices in Boulder, Colorado, the firm’s principals have extensive experience and proven abilities in capital formation, finance, research, business development and operations. DH Capital provides a full range of advisory services to companies and financial institutions, including mergers and acquisitions, private capital placements, financial restructuring, and operational consulting. DH Capital has completed 100 M&A transactions and private capital placements totaling more than $5.9 billion in value. For more information on DH Capital, visit their website at http://www.dhcapital.com.