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OPTrust’s O’Reilly: ‘Data centres are the factories of 50 years ago’

The Canadian pension and Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC are making an $800m bet on the property type with newly-formed Mount Elbert Capital Partners.

TDC in U-turn as Macquarie-led $6.7bn bid accepted

The new offer, alongside three Danish pension funds, has been approved days after a first attempt was deemed ‘not in the best interest’ of shareholders.

Macquarie and Danish pension trio knocked back in bid for TDC

The telecoms group dismisses offer as ‘not in the best interest’ of shareholders, but the consortium argues its proposal ‘represents excellent value’.

KKR secures €650m financing for German fibre group

The new financing package almost trebles the previous agreement ahead of a €1.5bn investment plan.

Alinda buys infra equipment firm

Kelling Group, which owns and leases equipment for rail, road and telecom maintenance, ‘benefits from capital expenditure across all critical infrastructure sectors’.

MEIF5 makes first telecoms investment with Polish purchase

The Macquarie fund buys Warburg Pincus’s 72% stake in Inea, which owns the largest regional fibre network in the country.

EQT doubles Dutch telecoms footprint with CAIW buy

More than 70 percent of the deals made by the firm’s $4bn fund III have now been invested in the telecoms and broadband sector.

First deal for Bouwfonds’ €300m German broadband fund

The vehicle secures tie-up with local provider BBE and Chinese firm ZTE to finance fibre-optic network in Bretten.

Infracapital in first deal from broadband fund

The £35m investment in WightFibre has also been supported by the firm’s greenfield fund, its third broadband investment.

Airtel receives offers for telecom tower unit Infratel

The bids come as Infratel looks to consolidate its market share via an increased stake in Indus Towers.