Six Degrees to recruit 50 staff with £12m investment drive

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The mid-market MSP was acquired six months ago

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Six Degrees Group (6DG) has announced a £12 million organic investment programme to support the company’s business growth plans for 2016.

The additional capital investment comes six months after funds managed by Charlesbank Capital Partners acquired 6DG with the goal of “building the UK’s largest mid-market managed services provider”.

money poundsWith a commitment to recruit 50 people, 6DG said it will be building and developing its sales, marketing and customer service teams, amongst others, to service its growing customer and partner base.

The £12 million investment for growth is a purely organic play, designed to complement 6DG’s ongoing ambitious acquisition agenda,” the company said.

Delivering cloud, co-location, data and unified communications solutions to the UK mid-market, using its own facilities and infrastructure, 6DG offers customers multiple services through a single provider.

Alastair Mills, CEO of 6DG, said: “We want to own the mid-market. We now employ 400 people, have over 2,000 customers and own the most comprehensive technology infrastructure of any UK managed service provider.”

He said: “Now we are making a recruitment investment that is unprecedented in our sector as we look to bring the best talent in our industry to Six Degrees to fuel our future growth.”