“No chance”: VC investor German Startups Group puts its IPO on ice

Last month, after we reported that German VC investment firm German Startups Group was gearing up for an IPO, critical voices were raised (publicly and privately) about its prospects for a successful float even in today’s relatively frothy environment. Well lo and behold: German Startups Group, which has stakes in the likes of Delivery Hero, […]

German Internet services giant United Internet buys Poland’s home.pl for €135 million, considers partial IPO

United Internet, a German ISP and web hosting juggernaut (owners of 1&1, Sedo, Versatel, Mail.com and more), is considering taking its “Business Applications” segment public in approximately two years, the company announced this morning (also see Reuters’ coverage). The business unit is expected to contribute sales of around €600 million in fiscal 2015 alone. United […]