iubenda and consentmanager join forces and a create consent management powerhouse

We are very excited to announce that consentmanager is joining forces with iubenda to create one of Europe's leading providers for consent management and privacy compliance, with nearly 100.000 customers in 100+ countries. Since 2011, iubenda has been helping SMEs with attorney-level solutions to make their websites and apps comply with privacy laws. consentmanager was founded in 2018 and focusses on consent solutions (“cookie banners”).

Together, the two companies will continue to expand under the umbrella of team.blue, a leading digital enabler for companies and entrepreneurs across Europe, with more than 2.5M customers. Combined, they will have offices in Italy, Germany, Sweden, France and Poland, but the group is already operating on a global scale with a team of 130 across 25+ nationalities.  

The three founders Andrea Giannangelo (CEO, iubenda), Domenico Vele (CTO, iubenda), and Jan Winkler (CEO, consentmanager) will continue to lead the company. They will be supported by the wider team.blue organisation, with the aim of consolidating the successful growth story of iubenda and consentmanager and to further accelerate its international expansion in the e-compliance business.  

I’m very happy in joining forces with Andrea and his team. iubenda’s product portfolio, geographical focus and team are the perfect match to our own strengths and the combination with iubenda and team.blue will help us drastically accelerate our growth.

Jan Winkler, CEO consentmanager

Jan is one of the best professionals in the industry and we are excited to team up with him and with everyone in the consentmanager’s team on the path to creating a category leader.

Andrea Giannangelo, CEO iubenda 

At team.blue, we are excited to do yet another important investment in the privacy and compliance space, alongside with iubenda, and we see contentmanager as the perfect complement to the existing offering. Our strategy is to keep investing into fast growing businesses adjacent to Hosting, that will help our existing base of 2.5M customers across Europe.

Claudio Corbetta, CEO team.blue 

No further details about this transaction will be made available. For more information about this press release, please contact press@team.blue.

About consentmanager

consentmanager AB is a Swedish company specialising in GDPR compliance software solutions. The company was founded in 2018 in Västeras, Sweden. With more than 25,000 customers worldwide and offices in Berlin, Paris, Hamburg and Warsaw. consentmanager is one of the leading compliance solutions on the market. The consentmanager CMP is more than just a "cookie banner": It comes with support for over 30+ languages, individual designs, reporting, A/B testing & optimisers and an integrated cookie crawler. We only focus on one thing: making your website GDPR-compliant. We do not use "cloud servers", but only our own servers in data centers in Europe. Our customers include more than 25,000 of the largest news sites, online shops, advertising agencies, networks and many others.  

About iubenda 

iubenda offers several integrated solutions to answer the compliance needs of organisations across multiple languages and legislations on websites and apps. These include solutions on Privacy and Cookie policies, the EU Cookie law, Terms and Conditions, GDPR consent recording and CCPA disclosures, offered at a highly competitive price and through a one-stop shop SaaS compliance multi-national platform. 

iubenda’s HQ is based in Milan, Italy, but the group is already operating on a global scale with a team of over 100 across more than 25 different nationalities. The company has about 90,000 customers today, spread over 100+ countries. 

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About team.blue

team.blue is a leading digital enabler for companies and entrepreneurs across Europe (Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the UK). The business has more than 2.5 million customers and is a one-stop partner for web hosting, domains, e-commerce and application solutions, with more than 1,800 experts to support. team.blue’s goal is to shape technology and to empower businesses with innovative digital services.

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