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communications tower
Wireless infrastructure operator Phoenix Tower International is being moved into a continuation vehicle, Secondaries Investor understands.
Data centre
The real estate firm is now one of the sector’s major players, thanks to the $4bn Digital Colony Partners. We examine how it got there despite a protracted period of corporate challenges, negative headlines and a mixed performance record.
Fibre cables
We look at what a meteoric rise in data consumption will mean for towers, fibre and storage. 
The deal is the first by Macquarie Capital since Oliver Bradley returned to the group as managing director for digital investments.
The fund is targeting $1.25bn and is expecting a first close between $700m and $900m.
Digital Colony’s $4bn debut digital infrastructure fund underlines how much money managers can raise with the right targeted strategy.
QIC had made an offer of A$1.95 per share, which valued the fibre network operator at approximately A$493 million.
Brookfield Asset Management will hold its stake in its fourth infrastructure fund while Infratil will undertake an equity raising to help finance its investment.
The Toronto-based fund manager is looking to make up to $2bn from selling assets, and views data infrastructure as a promising area for investment.
Digital infrastructure is already mainstream and keeps growing in importance.

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