2007 / 2011 | www.acens.com

Leading provider in Spain of added value hosting services for small and medium sized businesses"

Acens, founded in 1997, is a leading provider in Spain of hosting services for small and medium sized businesses. It offers services through its Datacentres of over 5,000m2 in Madrid and Barcelona, with a stable, regular portfolio of 50,000 clients.

Value contribution

  • Implementation of the Business Plan, focusing on the main business lines where there was a strong potential for growth and abandoning the development of the VoIP business with high CapEx requirement.
  • Incorporation of a new CEO to promote commercial activity and innovation.
  • Acquisition of three competitors with the aim of (i) improving the position of Acens in mass market segments, incorporating 40,000 new clients key for future development; (ii) generating synergies, and (iii) guaranteeing operational leverage and improving the profitability of the company.
  • Successful outsourcing of client service and implementation of CRM.


In 2011, Nazca successfully sold Acens to Telefónica, which identified Acens as a strategic asset for developing its hosting and cloud services for Spanish SMEs.

Investment period

January 2007 - August 2011


Business Services - Technology

Sales upon investment

14,3 Million euros

Employees upon investment