PROVIDENCE, RI – DH Capital, a division of Citizens, announced today that it served as the exclusive financial advisor to Hivelocity on its sale to Colohouse, a portfolio company of Valterra Partners. The acquisition of Hivelocity brings highly automated bare metal hosting and network services to Colohouse’s well-established suite of hybrid cloud product offerings. The bare metal hosting capability allows end users to access an isolated physical server environment that can be separately configured and managed for applications that require high availability and consume significant server resources.

Founder-owned and -operated, Hivelocity is an automated bare metal cloud computing provider based in Tampa, FL. Since 2002, Hivelocity has delivered strong organic growth rates, coupled with select acquisitions, supporting more than 10,000 active servers globally.

“The team at DH Capital lived up to its reputation as the leading advisor in digital infrastructure M&A, including bare metal and cloud computing transactions,” said Mike Architetto, CEO of Hivelocity. “The team’s deep expertise in the sector and tremendous deal experience stand out, helping lead Hivelocity to a great outcome.”

DH Capital is the digital infrastructure advisory division within Citizens M&A Advisory. Since 2017, DH Capital has closed more than $44 billion of M&A transactions in the digital infrastructure, cloud and managed services sector.

Citizens M&A Advisory specializes in middle-market mergers and acquisitions. Citizens combines sector intelligence with a client-focused approach to realize our clients’ true value. The Citizens team has more than 100 M&A professionals specializing in a range of industries across the United States. Citizens M&A Advisory is part of Citizens JMP Securities, LLC., a subsidiary of Citizens Financial Group (NYSE: CFG).

About Citizens Financial Group, Inc.

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