TransIP is the largest independent domain name, hosting and Virtual Private Server (“VPS”) provider in the Benelux with a focus on tech-savvy customers and IT professionals. The Company is headquartered in Leiden in the Netherlands.
TransIP offers professional VPS and webhosting services and domains, and in 2015, successfully launched ‘STACK’, a Dutch-based online storage solution. The company acts as an aggregator for its customers, who look for tools, products and infrastructure to manage their businesses’ online presence.
Ali Niknam founded TransIP in 2003 and has grown the company to become the largest Dutch player in the market segment, with over 200,000 clients. The success is based on a clear focus on customers and products, as well as strong innovative capabilities and culture.
Market trends and drivers
Historically, the relevant market has grown strongly and is expected to continue to grow at a double-digit growth rate, especially driven by accelerating VPS development. The overall market growth is supported by long term trends including an increasing number of companies, higher website penetration and higher share of external servers. Additionally, the market is generally characterized by very limited cyclicality.
EQT Mid Market will support the Company’s continued expansion across both its existing products and markets and will actively assist TransIP in its pursuit of new growth opportunities. EQT will particularly focus on further strengthening the leading position in the tech-savvy market in the Benelux by securing the strong DNA and customer-centric approach.