NTT Com to Buy Arkadin

Teleconferencing firm snapped up by Japanese giant

August 5, 2013

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TOKYO -- NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), Arkadin International SAS (Arkadin) and AXA Private Equity jointly announce today that they have entered into exclusive negotiations over NTT Com's acquisition of a majority stake in Arkadin, the world's third-largest collaboration service provider. The agreement will be implemented after the necessary notification and consultation with the relevant works council. The management of Arkadin will reinvest alongside NTT Com. The agreement remains subject to the authorization of the antitrust authorities.

Arkadin offers a wide range of conference-related solutions covering audio, web, video conferencing and unified communications services. It serves approximately 37,000 customers in 32 countries, including France, Germany, the UK, USA, Australia, China, Singapore and Japan. The company was launched in 2001 by CEO, Olivier de Puymorin.

NTT Communications Corp.

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