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EQT Infrastructure Reveals Acquisition of Global Data Center Provider EdgeConneX

EdgeConneX’ main focus for the last decade has been on deploying its customers’ edge. With today’s exciting news, the company is positioned even stronger to accelerate its growth and expansion plans for its customers, which include the world’s leading service providers for content, network, cloud and emerging tech. The company was proud to announce that EQT Infrastructure has agreed to acquire the company from an investor group led by Providence Equity Partners. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2020. 

“EQT brings significant financial resources and digital infrastructure industry experience which EdgeConneX will use Randy Brouckman CEO EdgeConneXto accelerate growth and invest in new data centers around the world. I look forward to continuing to lead EdgeConneX and we are very pleased to have EQT as our new owner and partner in this exciting growth phase. On behalf of EdgeConneX, I thank our outstanding customers and partners, dedicated employees and long-term shareholders that gave us the latitude to succeed and create lasting value.” – Randy Brouckman, CEO of EdgeConneX

EdgeConneX builds and operates data centers for cloud, content, network and other service providers requiring both larger purpose-built facilities as well as edge facilities located closer to consumer and enterprise users to support latency-sensitive applications cost effectively. The Company’s broad footprint and relentless customer-focused business strategy have proven ideally suited to support these sophisticated customers’ strategic data center demands, from the Hyperscale to the Edge.

EdgeConneX at a Glance:

  • 40+ Data Centers – any scale, any location
  • 200+ EdgePops
  • 30+ Markets across North America, Europe and South America
  • 8 Countries
  • 3 Continents
  • Hyperscale + Edge 
  • Far Edge deployments – hyperlocal deployments to support metro offices, cell towers, network and data services
  • Delivers wholesale data center solutions for scalable capacity from less than 100kws to more than 100MWs

Founded in 1994, EQT invests in companies, in sectors and regions where it has the specialist expertise to know it can make a genuine difference through the consistent application of the approach and growth strategy. 

All in all, a huge day for EdgeConneX. Congrats to the fabulous EdgeConneX team. We look forward to even bigger things ahead in the coming years!

To learn more and to read the full announcement, please click HERE






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