Indigo Telecom Group

Designs, installs and maintains telecom networks across Europe

Indigo Telecom Group


Software IT & Telecomms



Deal type

Management Buyout

Investment size

Undisclosed - 4.2x return

Investment date(s)

2016 - 2018


"The business grew tremendously in the two years following the MBO. As well as the acquisition of Belcom247, the group grew organically at an exceptional rate, expanded into new state-of-the-art facilities and doubled headcount. It's been an exciting period and we have welcomed the support and financial backing of YFM through to the exit."

Stephen Thompson, CEO of Indigo Telecom Group

The business

  • Designs, installs and maintains telecom networks across the UK and Europe with a competitive ‘time to site’ service
  • Enables customers including Vodafone, Sky and BT to deliver fixed line, broadband, mobile and other data provisions
  • Operates across 20 countries in 10,000 client sites

The strategy

  • Build on the robust market dynamics such as the three-fold increase forecast for IP traffic across Europe in the next five years
  • Create a global telecom services group which is well resourced for organic growth
  • Expand into complementary services such as mobile and data centres

The developments

  • Successfully transitioned from a division of the parent company to a fully independent business
  • Acquired Belcom247 in 2017, doubling in size and expanding the geographical reach
  • Sold to Growth Capital Partners, generating a 4.2x return for investors in under three years

Indigo Telecom Group made this promotional video in June 2013 to highlight the solutions they offer across a wide spectrum of fixed line and wireless technologies. The video features interviews with several Indigo team members at their head office in Wales and at client sites across the UK.

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