e-fiber

7 x growth to become third largest

FTTH provider in the Netherlands

Over its four year ownership, Arcus worked with E-Fiber to grow its network by 7x, connecting communities through the delivery of FTTH, particularly in the less densely populated areas

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AEIF2

Vehicle

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2018

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Realised

Status

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Netherlands

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Market

  • Strong underlying demand for ultra-fast broadband, driven by exponential growth in consumer data consumption
  • Significant addressable market in less densely populated areas where existing infrastructure is dependent on older technologies
  • Supportive macro environment with stable GDP growth, high consumer spending, and policy support for next-generation infrastructure

Asset

  • E-Fiber operates primarily as an open-access, wholesale fibre-to-the-home platform providing increasingly critical broadband infrastructure to the communities it serves
  • The company receives wholesale fees from local and national internet service providers based on the number of users using its network
  • E-Fiber has strong competitive positioning as generally the sole provider of fibre-to-the-home networks in municipalities where the company has an established network
  • Network design and build is state-of-the-art, with future-proof characteristics and flexibility for multiple use cases
  • Strong alignment through shareholding with senior management team, who are deeply experienced in fibre-to-the-home deployment in the Netherlands

Arcus news

July 17, 2024
Workdry announces strategic expansion into North America with the acquisition of Holland Pump Company
June 24, 2024
Arcus announces the sale of AEIF2’s interest in Constellation Cold Logistics
June 20, 2024
Arcus makes investment into eze.network, the fifth investment for its third fund
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Date joined

June 2022

Office

London

English

Polish

French

Afrikaans

Karol joined Arcus in June 2022 as a Senior Investment Executive. Prior to joining Arcus, Karol worked in the digital infrastructure origination team at Amber Infrastructure and in the infrastructure principal investments team at Macquarie Capital. Karol is a member of the Digital Origination Team. His infrastructure experience to date has been primarily focused on infrastructure origination.

Karol holds a BA in Accounting and Finance from University of Manchester.

Management roles

  • Head of Energy Sector Team
  • Investment Committee Member