IPI Partners’ Acquisition Financing Of DigiPlex

In UK Linklaters, White & Case, advised on the matter.

Linklaters advised IPI Partners with a team including Thomas Waller (Picture – Finance).

White & Case advised Deutsche Bank with a team including Jeremy Duffy (Finance).

DigiPlex is a leading owner and operator of data centres in the Nordics, with eight data centres across Norway, Sweden and Denmark. The acquisition by affiliates of IPI Partners was announced in July 2021 and completed in August 2021. Through the acquisition of DigiPlex, IPI Partners will gain a significant leadership position in Northern Europe with an immediate strong presence in the region as well as capacity for expansion.

Deutsche Bank and ING acted as mandated lead arrangers on the financing and GLAS as agent and security agent.

The Linklaters team was led by partner Thomas Waller (Picture) and included partners David Irvine and Melinda Perera, managing associate Shayan Hasan, and associates Thibaud Frouin, Laurent Benoit, Elvis Dangol and trainee Louisa Pratt.

The White & Case team which advised on the transaction was led by partner Jeremy Duffy (London) and counsel Lisa Seifman (London) and included partners Carl Hugo Parment (Stockholm) and Hadrien Servais (Brussels), counsel Willem Van de Wiele (Brussels) and associates Sophie Rezki, Victoria Delacey (both London), Max Axelsson, Carl Runesson and Daniel Agnemyr (all Stockholm) and Aurelie Terlinden and Anne-Sophie Rolland (both Brussels).

Involved fees earner: Laurent Benoit – Linklaters; Elvis Dangol – Linklaters; Thibaud Frouin – Linklaters; Shayan Hasan – Linklaters; David Irvine – Linklaters; Melinda Perera – Linklaters; Thomas Waller – Linklaters; Daniel Agnemyr – White & Case; Max Axelsson – White & Case; Victoria Delacey – White & Case; Jeremy Duffy – White & Case; Carl Hugo Parment – White & Case; Sophie Rezki – White & Case; Anne-Sophie Rolland – White & Case; Carl Runesson – White & Case; Lisa Seifman – White & Case; Hadrien Servais – White & Case; Aurélie Terlinden – White & Case; Willem Van de Wiele – White & Case;

Law Firms: Linklaters; White & Case;

Clients: Deutsche Bank; IPI Partners;

Author: Giulia Di Palma