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Palisade invests in ‘fastest and largest’ data link between US, Australia and NZ

The Hawaiki cable deal is the Australian firm’s first telecoms investment, which it plans to use as a launchpad for further opportunities in the sector.

Digital Colony expands European footprint with UK acquisition

Telecoms speciality manager Digital Colony has made its first investment in the UK market acquiring a majority stake in Stratto, a small mobile network services provider. Stratto’s existing shareholders, which include institutional investor consultant BiscayneAmericas Advisors, as well as members of the management team rolled a portion of their ownership stake into the new capital […]

Digital Colony beats $3bn target after Q2 fundraising

The fund, a joint venture between real estate investor Colony NorthStar and telecoms company Digital Bridge, is soon expected to hold final close.

CDPQ and AMP Capital back US telecoms towers group with $500m

The debt investment, which could reach $1bn, will support Tillman Infrastructure’s rollout of about 1,500 cell towers across the US.

KKR targets booming French data market with Altice deal

The firm will open the ‘under-utilised’ portfolio of 10,000 telecom towers to third-parties as it moves to tap into the ‘fifth fastest-growing’ mobile data space in the world.

Digital Colony hires ex-PSP director as fundraising nears final close

Steven Sonnenstein, who resigned from the Canadian pension in March, becomes managing director as the firm’s inaugural $3bn fund nears target.

Antin continues fibre surge with Ufinet Spain deal

In the sixth deal from its third fund, the manager buys the Spanish business from Cinven, which rolls the remaining international business into its sixth vehicle.

MIRA and SK Telecom to buy Korean security firm from Carlyle

The two companies have agreed to pay $1.2bn for ADT Caps, South Korea’s second-largest security services provider.

An early exit in data centres

With data centres blurring the lines between infra and real estate, sister publication PERE writes how one Bethesda, Maryland-based private equity real estate firm's 2005 data centre investment evolved from a pure real estate play into something more akin to an operating company.

India’s tower play

What opportunities could a country with more than 1 billion mobile subscribers offer infrastructure investors?

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