European Directories to acquire majority shareholding in Dogado GmbH

Herold Business Data GmbH, a European Directories Group company, has today signed an agreement to acquire a 51% interest in Dogado GmbH, Dortmund, Germany.

Dogado is a web hosting service provider offering cloud based solutions to SME customers in Germany.

“ We are delighted to welcome the Dogado team to the European Directories Group and to join forces in this fast moving market. We believe Dogado’s innovation and entrepreneurship in combination with the strong brand name and customer experience of Herold will allow us to broaden our services and to increase our added value to our existing and future customers”  says Thomas Friess, CEO of Herold Business Data GmbH.

For more information, please contact:


Germon Knoop

Group CFO

Tel  :  31 20 487 36 88

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