White & Case Advises Accelero Capital on Sale of ACDC to IPI Partners

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Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Accelero Capital Holdings S.à r.l. (Accelero Capital) on the sale of 100 percent of the share capital of ACDC Holdings S.à r.l. (ACDC), the controlling shareholder of SUPERNAP Italia, to IPI Partners, LLC.

"The successful sale of ACDC follows a number of years of growth and progress for SUPERNAP Italia as it established its market presence and developed its ability to meet the capacity needs of some the world's leading technology companies," said White & Case partner Marcus Booth, who co-led the Firm's deal team. 

Founded in 2012, Accelero Capital is an investment and management group with a diverse portfolio and a particular focus on technology, digital media and telecommunications industries. 

SUPERNAP Italia provides comprehensive data center services to the world's leading hyperscale and enterprise companies. It has a growing 100,000-square-meter campus near Milan, which is widely regarded as one of the most advanced data center campuses in Europe.

IPI Partners is a private equity firm that invests in data centers and other technology and connectivity-related real assets. ACDC's subsidiary, SUPERNAP Italia, represents IPI Partners' first investment in Europe.

White & Case partner Jonathan Langley, who co-led the Firm's deal team, said: "This was a complex transaction that required the expertise and capabilities of a number of our different offices and practices. Its successful conclusion demonstrates our expertise handling multifaceted cross-border transactions."

The White & Case team which advised on the transaction was led by partners Marcus Booth (Dubai and London) and Jonathan Langley (Moscow) and included partners Ali Shaikley (Dubai), Said Hanafi (Cairo), Iacopo Canino (Milan), Will Smith (London), Steven Gee (New York), counsel Stefan Mrozinski (Dubai) and associates Adnan Bekdur and Lily Teh (both London), Christopher Thorn, Salewudin Ibrahim and Fraser Galloway (all Dubai) and Mahmoud Ezz (Cairo).

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