Connect44 acquires AMG Engineering to provide E2E network planning, build and management solutions

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[Lucerne, August 1st, 2023] – Connect44 Group, one of Europe’s largest E2E telco solutions providers for plan, build and manage, is proud to announce the 100% acquisition of AMG Engineering, a leading mobile planning and site design company, headquartered in Spain with operations in Germany and Poland.

With this acquisition, Connect44 enhances its strategic value proposition of Plan-Build-Manage, providing an integrated range of mobile and fixed network planning, design, acquisition, build, operations management and field services across 11 countries in Europe. AMG Engineering will be fully integrated into Connect44 as a business unit named Connect44 Design & Planning Solutions under the supervision of Manuel Cespedes, Managing Director, who will report to Francis Schmeer, Group CEO of Connect44.

As a single source supplier, Connect44 provides free, flexible, fast and friendly vendor-agnostic solutions to mobile operators, tower companies, fixed-line players and network equipment vendors, thus reducing procurement costs, both in time and unitary costs, while owning more of the supply chain. Customers can now benefit from customized and integrated end-to-end network planning, build, and management services that drive the quality of network performance and increased efficiencies.

This purchase is a significant milestone for Connect44 as it completes the company’s ‘Build’ solutions portfolio, enabling them to bid for site design projects independently or as part of larger bundled projects. It brings valuable expertise and knowledge to strengthen Connect44’s Mobile Site Build business.
With AMG’s client and sub-contractor relationships in Germany, Connect44 will expand its business in the region, providing increased value to customers. AMG’s presence in Poland also provides Connect44 with a legal entity and skilled workforce, thus facilitating expansion and new project opportunities.

Overall, this acquisition enhances Connect44’s capabilities, offering a more comprehensive range of services to customers while leveraging AMG’s expertise for growth and expansion.

Francis Schmeer, CEO of Connect44 Group, is quoted as saying:
“We are proud to announce the acquisition of AMG Engineering, which completes our strategic value proposition and strengthens our position as a leading provider of telecom network solutions. This acquisition allows us to provide our customers with an integrated continuum of services, reducing costs and increasing efficiencies. We are excited about the opportunities this acquisition presents and are confident that it will benefit both companies and our customers.”

About Connect44:
Founded in 2000 in Lucerne, Switzerland, Connect44 Group is committed to building strong, long-lasting client relationships built on trust and a commitment to client-focused solutions. With over 1200 experts in telecommunications across Europe, we offer end-to-end solutions portfolios covering network planning, building, and management. As one of Europe’s largest independent, vendor-agnostic providers of fixed and mobile network solutions, Connect44 supports network operators, fibre and tower companies and network equipment vendors, while continuing to offer exceptional consultancy services to clients in a dynamic industry with evolving technology.

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