Rigby Technology Investment-backed CloudClevr announces investment in NGC Networks

8 Jun 2023

Rigby Technology Investment-backed CloudClevr announces significant investment in NGC Networks

CloudClevr has announced an investment in NGC Networks (NGC), a leading business communications specialist based in the north of England. This investment is the first in a series of strategic investments which will see CloudClevr emerge as a next generation Managed Services Provider focused on delivering converged Cloud, IT, and Communications services.

CloudClevr is a new venture, with majority investment coming from Rigby Technology Investments (RTI), the specialist investment business which is part of Rigby Group. NGC Networks will continue to be led by current joint managing directors, Dean Harrop and Nikki Guest, who will continue to drive growth in the northern region. CloudClevr will be supporting NGC with enhanced cloud-based propositions, investment in sales and marketing, as well as supporting the business through shared services to allow NGC to concentrate on customer management, sales and technical leadership.

Commenting on the investment, Dean Harrop, Joint Managing Director of NGC said “we are delighted to secure the investment and support of Rigby Group and to benefit from the material ambition and technology investment going into CloudClevr. It’s great for our colleagues who will benefit from being part of a growing, national business allowing them to develop and succeed in an ever-changing marketplace”.

Nikki Guest, Joint Managing Director of NGC said “our first priority is to our customers and ensuring we remain their trusted advisor in helping them navigate the growing complexity of converged IT and communications. I’m very excited about the market opportunity we have ahead and to continue building out NGC to be a powerhouse of the northern region as part of CloudClevr.”

Commenting on the investment, Steve Harris, CEO CloudClevr said “I am delighted to be working alongside Nikki and Dean. In NGC, they’ve created a fantastic business with strong potential. They have a brilliant team in place and I’m really looking forward to working with them as we start this new journey together.”