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United Internet AG: IONOS intends to continue its strong growth and expand its leading position in the web presence and productivity market and expand into the cloud space
15.11.2022 / 07:30 CET/CEST
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IONOS intends to continue its strong growth and expand its leading position in the web presence and productivity market and expand into the Cloud business
- IONOS, a leading European partner in the digitalization of SMEs, is strongly positioned in a large and growing market benefiting from secular trends
- IONOS is the No. 1 in web hosting in Europe
- For FY2022, IONOS expects total revenue growth of 15-18% and healthy profitability
- IONOS aims to grow its total revenue by around 10% CAGR in the medium term, with cloud solutions expected to grow by around 20% CAGR
Montabaur & London, November 15, 2022. United Internet AG is holding a capital market day today for its shareholders to present IONOS Group (“IONOS”), the leading European partner in the digitalization of SMEs. As a trusted cloud enabler, IONOS is well positioned to sustainably continue its successful growth trajectory. The company benefits from its leading position in markets driven by the megatrend towards the digitization of SMEs. Both for 2022 and in the medium term, IONOS expects revenue growth and high profitability.
“The strong performance of recent years is reflected in IONOS’ top-notch financial profile. As the European web hosting market leader, we provide our customers in Europe and globally with critical products and services that are essential to run and grow their businesses. This large and resilient market opens up a wide range of opportunities for future growth,” said Achim Weiss, CEO of IONOS, on the eve of United Internet’s IONOS Capital Markets Day in London.
Strong revenue growth and high profitability
With its scalable platform, IONOS provides mission-critical products to SMEs to support their digitalization journey. Thus, IONOS has become the leading digital enabler for SMEs in Europe with a comprehensive product portfolio ranging from web presence and productivity to cloud solutions, backed by first-class customer service and infrastructure.
IONOS’ solid and resilient business model translates into a very attractive and robust financial profile, combining growth, profitability and cash flow generation. In 2021, IONOS increased its total revenue by 12% to €1.1 billion. The company expects to outpace this growth in 2022, projecting a 15-18% increase in total revenue. On Capital Markets Day, IONOS will provide new financial guidance: with mid-term revenue of around 10% CAGR, the company expects to continue its strong growth trajectory.
The successful growth strategy and strong market and regional outlook is driven by best-in-class profit margins. The adjusted EBITDA margin was 32% in 2021 and IONOS expects to gradually exceed the 30% adjusted EBITDA margin also in the medium term. The company has secured its funding through long-term business-to-business loans provided by United Internet.
A 25-year success story with very good future prospects
“The IONOS success story within United Internet began approximately 25 years ago. Since then, the company has experienced excellent development. Together with management and employees, we have made IONOS the leading digitization partner for SMEs. Today, IONOS is a strong brand widely associated with the digitalization of SMEs in Europe. We are the undisputed market leader in web hosting in Europe and a growing provider in the attractive cloud solutions market. IONOS is well positioned to continue its sustainable and profitable growth in the context of the megatrends of digitization and cloud,” said Ralph Dommermuth, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of IONOS and CEO of United Internet AG.
Leading partner in the digitalization of SMEs in Europe
IONOS operates in 18 markets in Europe and North America, with its platform accessible worldwide. As the undisputed European number 1 in the web hosting market, the company has a strategic footprint and leading positions in the web hosting market in the main European markets of Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom, France and Poland. With its unique services and products, IONOS serves a large, diverse and loyal customer base with approximately six million customers worldwide, including in North America, where annual revenues of more than 100 million euros are achieved with profitability high and solid growth.
The unique IONOS brand, in which the company has invested heavily in recent years, also contributes to this strong positioning. These investments must continue and further strengthen the footprint of IONOS within its target group. In this way, IONOS intends to remain one of the market winners in web hosting consolidation and cloud solutions in the long term.
IONOS is Europe’s leading SME digitization partner and trusted cloud enabler. The company provides web presence and productivity solutions as well as cloud infrastructure and cloud solutions to more than six million customers worldwide and operates in 18 markets in Europe and North America, with its platform accessible in the whole world. IONOS’ comprehensive product portfolio acts as a one-stop-shop for all digitization needs: from domains and web hosting to classic website builders and DIY solutions, from e-commerce and online marketing tools to full-fledged servers and IaaS solutions. The company’s scalable platform provides end-to-end solutions for freelancers, small businesses and consumers as well as enterprise customers with complex IT needs.
IONOS is part of United Internet AG (ISIN DE0005089031).
About United Internet
With approximately 27 million paid customer contracts and 40 million free accounts supported by advertising, United Internet AG is one of Europe’s leading internet specialists. At the heart of United Internet is a successful “Internet Factory” with more than 10,000 employees, including approx. 3,600 are engaged in product management, development and data centers. In addition to the strong sales force of its established brands (such as 1&1, GMX, WEB.DE, IONOS, STRATO and 1&1 Versatel), United Internet is synonymous with exceptional operational excellence with approximately 67 million customer accounts worldwide.
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