AtlasEdge’s Acquisition of Colt Technology Services’ Twelve Data Centers

In UK White & Case, advised on the matter.

White & Case advised Colt Technology Services with a team including Tim Hickman (Commercial Law), Marc Israel (Competition Law), Nicholas Greenacre (Executive Compensation), Lindsey Canning (IP&IT), Clare Connellan (Real Estate), James Dodsworth (Picture – Real Estate), James Johnson (Real Estate), James Pullen (Real Estate).

Colt Technology Services, a multinational telecommunications company, announced the carve-out and subsequent sale of twelve data centers across its Europe portfolio to AtlasEdge, the recently formed joint venture between Liberty Global and DigitalBridge. 

The portfolio includes data centers in tier one and tier two markets across Europe, including Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Copenhagen, Hamburg, London, Madrid, Milan, Paris and Zurich. The transaction closed on November 1, 2021.

Colt Technology Services provides data centre solutions to hyperscale and large enterprise customers across 14 state of the art carrier neutral data centres spanning eight cities. 

The White & Case team which advised on the transaction was led by partner James Dodsworth (Picture; London), with support from partners James Pullen, James Johnson, Marc Israel, Clare Connellan, Nicholas Greenacre, Lindsay Canning, Tim Hickman (all London), Tilman Kuhn (Dusseldorf, Brussels), Veronica Pinotti (Milan), Gero von Jhering, Markus Mette (both Hamburg) and Juan Manuel de Remedios (Madrid), local partners Thilo Wienke (Dusseldorf), Martino Sforza, Alessandro Seganfreddo (both Milan), Julia Sitter, Tim Bracksiek (both Frankfurt), Carlos Daroca (Madrid) and Thomas Glauden (Brussels), counsel Orion Berg (Paris) and Paul Harrington (London), and associates Wiesia Wagstyl, Verity Houlker, Victoria Delacey, Emma Jell, Kate Curran, Luc Rosenberg, Kate Kelliher, Nora Fredstie, Emma Roker, James Richards, Asad Khan, Kate Russell, Michael Hekimian (all London), Anne Sauvebois-Brunel, Emmanuel Chevignon (both Paris), Sandra D’Ascenzo, Sina Reck, Jan Lampert, Anna Dold, Miriam Wehner (all Frankfurt), Patrizia Pedretti, Fabrizia Faggiano (both Milan), Rodrigo Belle Gubbins, Aurelie Terlinden (both Brussels) and Moritz Mueller-Buttmann (Hamburg). 

Involved fees earner: Nora Fredstie – Latham & Watkins; Orion Berg – White & Case; Tim Bracksiek – White & Case; Lindsey Canning – White & Case; Emmanuel Chevignon – White & Case; Clare Connellan – White & Case; Sandra D’Ascenzo – White & Case; Carlos Daroca – White & Case; Juan Manuel de Remedios – White & Case; Victoria Delacey – White & Case; James Dodsworth – White & Case; Anna Dold – White & Case; Fabrizia Faggiano – White & Case; Nicholas Greenacre – White & Case; Paul Harrington – White & Case; Tim Hickman – White & Case; Verity Houlker – White & Case; Marc Israel – White & Case; Emma Jell – White & Case; James Johnson – White & Case; Kate Kelliher – White & Case; Tilman Kuhn – White & Case; Jan Lampert – White & Case; Markus Mette – White & Case; Moritz Müller-Buttmann – White & Case; Patrizia Pedretti – White & Case; Veronica Pinotti – White & Case; James Pullen – White & Case; Sina Reck – White & Case; James Richards – White & Case; Emma Roker – White & Case; Kate Russell – White & Case; Anne Sauvebois-Brunel – White & Case; Alessandro Seganfreddo – White & Case; Martino Sforza – White & Case; Julia Sitter – White & Case; Aurélie Terlinden – White & Case; Gero von Jhering – White & Case; Wiesia Wagstyl – White & Case; Miriam Wehner – White & Case; Thilo-Maximilian Wienke – White & Case;

Law Firms: Latham & Watkins; White & Case;

Clients: Colt Technology Services;

Author: Giulia Di Palma