- Leading Canadian Telecommunications Infrastructure Provider Secures C$255 Million in Financing to Support Growth and Increase Scale
- Company Acquires Metro Network from Aptum Technologies, Enhancing Connectivity Network and Fiber Reach in Toronto and Montreal
BOCA RATON, FL and TORONTO, May 6, 2020 – Digital Colony, the global digital infrastructure investment platform of Colony Capital, Inc. (NYSE: CLNY), today announced a strategic recapitalization of Beanfield Metroconnect (“Beanfield” or the “Company”), an independent telecommunications infrastructure provider in Canada. In connection with this transaction, the Company has acquired the metro network of Aptum Technologies (“Aptum”), a global hybrid cloud and managed services provider.
- Partnering with Industry Veteran Marcos Peigo, Digital Colony Acquires Premium Data Center Assets from UOL Diveo
BOCA RATON, FL and SAO PAOLO, BRAZIL, April 23, 2020 – Digital Colony Management, LLC (“Digital Colony” or the “Firm”), the digital infrastructure investment platform of Colony Capital, Inc. (NYSE: CLNY), today announced that Digital Colony has established Scala Data Centers S/A (“Scala”), a hyperscale data center platform headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil through the acquisition of assets from UOL Diveo. Upon closing of the acquisition, Marcos Peigo, currently an Operating Partner at Digital Colony, will also become the Chief Executive Officer of Scala. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Transaction will further accelerate Vantage’s European expansion to include Wales, U.K, its sixth strategic market
April 7, 2020 – Vantage Data Centers, a leading global provider of hyperscale data center campuses, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement with InfraVia Capital Partners, along with the two founders of the business, to acquire Next Generation Data (NGD). Upon closing, Wales will mark Vantage’s sixth strategic market in Europe following its entrance into five markets (Berlin, Frankfurt, Milan, Warsaw and Zurich) announced in February 2020, including the acquisition of Etix Everywhere.
Marc Ganzi, CEO of Digital Colony and incoming Colony Capital chief executive officer, discusses the need for digital infrastructure amid the coronavirus outbreak on Bloomberg Markets.
Digital Colony and EQT Become Zayo’s Lead Investors
BOULDER, Colo. – March 9, 2020 – Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (“Zayo”) (NYSE: ZAYO), which provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world’s most impactful companies, today announced the completion of its acquisition by affiliates of Digital Colony Partners (“Digital Colony”) and the EQT Infrastructure IV fund (“EQT” or “EQT Infrastructure”). The close marks the consummation of the $14.3 billion transaction, which represents the largest syndicated private equity investment, the fifth largest Media & Communications LBO and the second largest LBO overall since 2008.
Etix Everywhere acquired, including strategic hyperscale campus in Frankfurt, Germany;
Announces four European greenfield projects in Berlin; Milan; Warsaw, Poland; and Zurich
DENVER, Feb. 10, 2020 – Vantage Data Centers, a leading global provider of hyperscale data center campuses, today unveiled its expansion into Europe through the acquisition of Etix Everywhere (“Etix”) and greenfield developments in four additional European markets. Etix’s data center portfolio includes a 55MW hyperscale data center campus in Frankfurt, Germany, which is currently under construction. Separately, Vantage Europe has secured land and is planning to develop hyperscale data center campuses in Berlin, Milan, Warsaw and Zurich.
TORONTO – February 3, 2020 ‒ Beanfield Technologies Inc. (“Beanfield”), an independent telecommunications infrastructure provider in Canada serving the enterprise, carrier and multi-dwelling units markets, today announced its acquisition of Openface Inc. (“Openface”), a leading provider of fiber-based telecom services primarily to small and medium-sized businesses as well as enterprise customers. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.
- The Freshwave Group brings mobile operators, central and local government and real estate providers together with new collaborative commercial models
- Leading in market collaboration such as network sharing and supporting the roll out of 5G to boost UK digital connectivity where people live, work and play
- Mobile industry leader Simon Frumkin appointed as CEO
- Investment Marks Digital Colony’s Entrance in Digital Infrastructure Market in Brazil
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE) - Colony Capital, Inc. (NYSE: CLNY) (“Colony” or the “Company”) announced today that Marc Ganzi, the future CEO of Colony and the current CEO of Digital Colony, has been selected by a distinguished panel of his global leadership peers in telecom, media and technology to receive the TMT Leadership Award. The TMT M&A Awards 2019 took place in London and are sponsored by TMT Finance.