- This is Uptime’s first acquisition under Dominus’ ownership
- Uptime will assess potential add-on acquisitions to widen its offering
- Dominus Capital is a middle-market private equity investment firm based in New York
Uptime Institute, backed by Dominus Capital, has completed the acquisition of Academia Group and its global subsidiaries, including CNet Training.
Based in Bury Saint Edmunds in England, CNet Training is a technical education company. The firm designs and delivers professional network and data centre infrastructure training programmes.
The merger of Uptime Institute and CNet Training will address the increasing training needs of all existing and future data centre employees, according to a release.
Additionally, the firm will assess potential add-on acquisitions to widen its offering.
“This first acquisition for Uptime under Dominus ownership will further establish Uptime Education as the unparalleled leader in digital infrastructure education around the world,” said Bob Haswell, founding partner at Dominus.
Based in New York, Uptime Institute provides benchmarks for data centre performance and resilience. It has offices in Seattle, London, Sao Paulo, Dubai, Singapore and Taipei.
Dominus Capital is a middle-market private equity investment firm focused on management-led buyouts and growth capital investments in family-owned and founder-operated companies. It is headquartered in New York. The firm has made over 90 transactions.