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By João Marques Lima PUBLISHED: 13 June, 2018 UPDATED: 20 June, 2018
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BOCA RATON, FL and HELSINKI, FINLAND, June 25, 2018 -- Digital Colony, a global investment firm focused on enabling the next generation of mobile and internet infrastructure, today announced that an affiliate of Digital Colony has completed its previously announced acquisition of Digita Oy ("Digita") from First State Investments. The transaction was originally announced on April 11, 2018.
BOCA RATON, FL and HELSINKI, FINLAND — April 11, 2018 — Digital Colony, a global investment firm focused on enabling the next generation of mobile and internet infrastructure, today announced that a Digital Colony affiliate has entered into a binding agreement to acquire 100 percent of the capital in Digita Oy (“Digita”) from First State Investments (“First State”).
- Vantage raises $1.125 billion in structured debt financing to accelerate expansion in new and existing markets.
SANTA CLARA, CA – February 20, 2018 - Today, Vantage Data Centers (“Vantage”) announced that it has successfully issued $1.125 billion in securitized notes. The notes are rated investment grade at A- by Standard & Poor’s. This is the first ever securitization financing completed in the data center industry.
South American passive infrastructure and connectivity provider Andean Tower Partners expects to deploy more than 300 small cells in Peru this year, as well as 100-200 units in Colombia and around 100 in Chile, executives told BNamericas.
Telecom Finance by Ms. Katy Hunt
14 December 2017
- Acquisition creates the Largest Independent Tower Company in the Andean Region
- Combined portfolio offers 34,150 wireless locations in Chile, Colombia and Peru
- Daniel Seiner named CEO of Andean Tower Partners
BOCA RATON, FL – December 14, 2017 – Andean Tower Partners (“ATP”), an owner and operator of wireless communication infrastructure in the Andean Region, today announced the acquisition of Torres Unidas (“TU”) from Berkshire Partners. This acquisition adds 1,644 sites to ATP’s portfolio of digital communication infrastructure assets, making it the largest privately-owned tower company in the Andean Region. ATP now owns over 2,150 sites, and manages more than 32,000 master leased sites and 13 small cell networks deployments. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.
Marks the First Ever Asset Backed Securitization of a Portfolio of Mexican Tower Assets
BOCA RATON, FL – October 18, 2017 – Digital Bridge Holdings, LLC today announced that, its portfolio company, Mexico Tower Partners, LLC (“MTP”) successfully issued a MX$2.124bn peso tower securitization in Mexico’s capital markets. The notes were issued at a five year fixed rate of 9.01%.
Telecom Finance by Ms. Katy Hunt
29 September, 2017
US communications infrastructure company Digital Bridge expects to announce its first fibre-specific investment by the end of the year, on the heels of the appointment of former Wilcon CEO Jon DeLuca to lead strategy in the space.
“As we look at the digital infrastructure sector, all roads lead to fibre”, Digital Bridge CEO Marc Ganzi said in an interview with TelecomFinance, noting that all pieces require fibre as networks broadly converge.
BOCA RATON, FL and NEW YORK, NY – September 28, 2017 – Digital Bridge Holdings, LLC, a global communications infrastructure platform, today announced that Jon DeLuca has joined the leadership team as a Managing Director and Operating Partner. DeLuca will be responsible for executing the firm’s investments in global fiber networks and businesses, leading a dedicated fiber team based at Digital Bridge’s office in New York.