|Digital 9 Infrastructure plc|
|Deal Size:||£300m IPO and equity fundraising on the London Stock Exchange|
|About the client:||D9 is a new listed investment company, focused on investing in global digital infrastructure assets|
|About the transaction:||D9 will invest in a range of digital infrastructure assets to deliver a reliable, functioning internet. The portfolio will comprise scalable platforms and technologies including subsea fibre systems, data centres, terrestrial fibre, tower infrastructure and small cell networks (including 5G).
D9 is seeking to invest in those critical digital assets comprising the “backbone” of the internet.
The transaction also included the establishment of 12 month placing programme, enabling issuance of further shares to the value of at least £750m.
Chris is focused on listed closed-ended funds, specialising in both equity and debt capital fundraising.
He has over 16 years’ experience in both sales and research. With relationships across many of the large institutional investors in the sector, he has worked across IPOs, secondary fundraisings, placings and sales.
He began his career in the City as an investment funds analyst at Credit Lyonnais in 1999, and has subsequently held positions at Lazard Panmure Gordon, Arbuthnot Securities, and most recently as a specialist salesman within the investment funds team at Westhouse Securities. He is focused on private and public real estate and REITs, infrastructure and utilities, emerging markets, private equity and alternatives.
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