Digital 9 Infrastructure plc

Digital 9 Infrastructure plc
Date: April 2022
Deal size: £45m acquisition of Volta Data Centres
About the client: Digital 9 invests in digital infrastructure assets to deliver a reliable, functioning internet. Its assets comprise scalable platforms and technologies including subsea fibre systems, data centres, terrestrial fibre, tower infrastructure and small cell networks (including 5G).

D9 is investing in those critical digital assets comprising the “backbone” of the internet.

About the transaction: Akur advised D9 as sole M&A adviser in the acquisition of 100% of Volta Data Centres for £45m. Volta wholly owns and operates a premier data centre facility based in central London, providing co-location services. This acquisition delivers on D9’s metro edge data centre strategy, identifying facilities located in or near urban centres offering robust connectivity to customers which require low latency solutions. The consideration was satisfied by 100% in cash.
Lead: Tom Frost
Digital 9

Digital 9 Infrastructure plc

Digital 9 Infrastructure plc
Date: January 2022
Deal: £95m equity fundraise
About the client: Digital 9 invests in digital infrastructure assets to deliver a reliable, functioning internet. Its assets comprise scalable platforms and technologies including subsea fibre systems, data centres, terrestrial fibre, tower infrastructure and small cell networks (including 5G). D9 is investing in those critical digital assets comprising the “backbone” of the internet.
About the transaction: In line with recent transactions Akur acted as sole financial adviser to D9 on this equity fundraise
Lead: Tom Frost
Digital 9

Tritax Big Box REIT plc

Tritax Big Box REIT plc
Date: October 2021
Deal Size: £300m equity fundraise
About the client: Tritax Big Box is a leader in UK Big Box real estate investment and is the first listed entity to give pure exposure to the Big Box asset class in the UK – advised by Akur since 2012
About the transaction: A significantly over-subscribed issue, BBOX focuses on large scale logistics assets let to blue chip clients, providing scale and automation to major on-line retailers – providing the infrastructure to deliver online retail in the UK
Lead: Anthony Richardson
Esports Entertainment Group

Digital 9 Infrastructure plc

Digital 9 Infrastructure plc
Date: September 2021
Deal Size: £275m equity fundraise
About the client: D9 invests in digital infrastructure assets to deliver a reliable, functioning internet. Its assets comprise scalable platforms and technologies including subsea fibre systems, data centres, terrestrial fibre, tower infrastructure and small cell networks (including 5G). D9 is investing in those critical digital assets comprising the “backbone” of the internet.
About the transaction: A follow-on (oversubscribed) equity capital raise to support the acquisition of a key pipeline of assets.
Lead: Tom Frost
Triple Point Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Company plc

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