, a leading digital solutions provider, is excited to announce that it has signed an agreement to acquire Webglobe, a prominent player in the Central and Eastern European (CEE) region, specializing in web hosting and cloud services. will acquire 100% of the shares from the founder Igor Strečko and private equity fund Sandberg Capital, currently a majority owner. This acquisition marks a significant step in's strategic expansion across Europe, expanding in the rapidly growing region. 

Daniel Hagemeier, CEO of, commented: "The CEE region is a vibrant space offering immense potential for providing digital solutions to small businesses. This strategic acquisition aligns perfectly with our growth ambitions. With Webglobe’s strong position in the region and talented team, we are confident in our ability to accelerate growth and innovation in this dynamic region."

Founded in 1999 by Igor Strečko and Juraj Hanták, Webglobe has established a robust position with nearly 100,000 clients across the CEE region, providing digital solutions for online business needs. “I am glad to leave Webglobe in the very capable hands of current CEO Giacomo Tognoni,, and the whole Webglobe team. I am grateful that together with Sandberg Capital, we built one of the leading webhosting providers in the CEE region, that can continue its journey with a strong partner,” said Webglobe founder Igor Strečko.

As part of the acquisition, Webglobe CEO, Giacomo Tognoni, will join in a key leadership role responsible for the CEE activities. He will play a pivotal part in driving growth and delivering exceptional value to our customers, reinforcing our commitment to innovation and excellence.  

Giacomo Tognoni added: "Joining forces with presents an incredible opportunity to leverage their SaaS portfolio, enabling us to enhance our offerings and provide even greater value to our customers. I am excited to take on a new leadership role within the group and contribute to our shared vision of growth and success."

The acquisition is expected to close within the fiscal year ending 30th September, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals. This transaction underscores’s commitment to expanding its footprint and enhancing its capabilities to better serve customers in the Central and Eastern European region.


Headquartered in Sweden and with offices in 12 countries, serves over 2 million customers, predominantly small- and medium-size enterprises. The company provides digital solutions such as Software as a Service and Hosting. Under ownership, leading brands like, WP Rocket, Imagify, Rank Math,, and 20+ others enable customers to go and grow online. The company has significantly grown its revenues to over €300 million in the financial year ending 30th September 2023.

About Webglobe

Webglobe, launched in 1999 by Igor Strečko and Juraj Hanták in Bratislava, provides a wide range of services, from domains and web hosting to marketing and security tools, enabling small and medium businesses to succeed online. In 2019, Webglobe was supported by the private equity fund Sandberg Capital, enabling the company to expand across the CEE region. Today, Webglobe is a leading domain and web hosting services company in the CEE region with revenues of almost €10 million in 2023. The company boasts nearly 300,000 registered domains and serves 100,000 clients. 

Did you like this post? Share it with your friends & colleagues

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn WhatsApp