Global Data Center M&A Deal Volume in 2018 Grows, Value Drops

January 18, 2019 - The number of significant data center-oriented M&A deals continued to climb in 2018, though the total value of deals that closed in the year dropped off from its 2017 peak. This can be concluded from a new market study published by Synergy Research Group (

While this M&A deal volume growth in 2018 included $5 billion+ deals, none approached the scale of the 2017 acquisition of DuPont Fabros by Digital Realty – a transaction valued at approximately $7.6 billion, or the Equinix acquisition of Verizon's data centers for $3.6 billion in an all cash transaction.

The largest 2018 deal was the sale of a 25% stake in Global Switch to a group of Asian investors, which was valued [...][... Check source for end of article ...]
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