With its latest expansion into the Asia-Pacific market, Vantage Data Centers will have a footprint that stretches from Warsaw to Kuala Lumpur, including assets acquired last week from Agile Data Centers and PCCW in a $1.5 billion deal.
Strategic Datasphere is the newest well-funded entrant in the data center industry, arriving with $500 million in backing and plans to deploy $1.5 billion in data center investments in the U.S. and Europe.
Vertiv is buying power distribution specialist E&I Engineering Ireland in a $2 billion deal that will boost its portfolio and market reach. The company also warned that data center supply chain shortages are impacting the price and availability of equipment.
Iceland’s Verne Global has been acquired by Digital 9 Infrastructure for £231 million ($320 million) in a deal that highlights investor interest in digital infrastructure assets with a strong sustainability story.
Capital, climate and cooling were the major themes that DCF readers were tracking closely last month. Here are the 10 most popular stories on Data Center Frontier in August 2021.
As Blackstone Infrastructure completes its record $10 billion deal to buy QTS Realty, we look at the major billion-dollar deals in the data center industry, and how they have shaped the sector over the past five years.
Aligned has arranged $1.75 billion in sustainable financing to acquire land and expand into new markets. The package includes $1.35 billion in securitized notes that qualify as sustainable loans, the first time a secured note has met that criteria.
Global investors are pumping billions of dollars into the data center industry, creating a historic inflow of capital. Here’s a closer look at recent investments by infrastructure funds and global investment firms, and what they may mean for future data center development.
Nautilus Data Technologies continues to raise funding to pursue its vision for water-cooled data centers in new second-tier markets. The company has lined up UIL Limited for the first $10 million in a $50 million offering of convertible notes.
Cyxtera Technologies is now a public company. Shares of CYXT are trading on the NASDAQ exchange after Starboard Value Acquisition Corp. completed a $3 billion acquisition of Cyxtera.