Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Colt Technology Services, a multinational telecommunications company, on the carve-out and subsequent sale of twelve data centers across its Europe portfolio to AtlasEdge, the recently formed joint venture between Liberty Global and DigitalBridge.
The portfolio includes data centers in tier one and tier two markets across Europe, including Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Copenhagen, Hamburg, London, Madrid, Milan, Paris and Zurich. The transaction closed on November 1, 2021.
Colt Technology Services provides data centre solutions to hyperscale and large enterprise customers across 14 state of the art carrier neutral data centres spanning eight cities.
The White & Case team which advised on the transaction was led by partner James Dodsworth (London), with support from partners James Pullen, James Johnson, Marc Israel, Clare Connellan, Nicholas Greenacre, Lindsay Canning, Tim Hickman (all London), Tilman Kuhn (Dusseldorf, Brussels), Veronica Pinotti (Milan), Gero von Jhering, Markus Mette (both Hamburg) and Juan Manuel de Remedios (Madrid), local partners Thilo Wienke (Dusseldorf), Martino Sforza, Alessandro Seganfreddo (both Milan), Julia Sitter, Tim Bracksiek (both Frankfurt), Carlos Daroca (Madrid) and Thomas Glauden (Brussels), counsel Orion Berg (Paris) and Paul Harrington (London), and associates Wiesia Wagstyl, Verity Houlker, Victoria Delacey, Emma Jell, Kate Curran, Luc Rosenberg, Kate Kelliher, Nora Fredstie, Emma Roker, James Richards, Asad Khan, Kate Russell, Michael Hekimian (all London), Anne Sauvebois-Brunel, Emmanuel Chevignon (both Paris), Sandra D'Ascenzo, Sina Reck, Jan Lampert, Anna Dold, Miriam Wehner (all Frankfurt), Patrizia Pedretti, Fabrizia Faggiano (both Milan), Rodrigo Belle Gubbins, Aurelie Terlinden (both Brussels) and Moritz Mueller-Buttmann (Hamburg).
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