H.I.G. Capital Completes U.K. Structured Real Estate Debt Investment to Support VIRTUS Expansion Strategy
H.I.G. Capital, LLC (“H.I.G.”), a leading global private equity and alternative asset investment firm with more than €20 billion of equity capital under management, announced today that an affiliate of H.I.G. Realty Partners has completed a structured debt investment into the UK data center industry. H.I.G. has participated in the debt syndication to assist VIRTUS Data Centres, a leading mid-market co-location data center company operating in the London market, to refinance its existing facilities and further fund its expansion strategy. Terms were not disclosed.
H.I.G. continues to add to its sizable portfolio of real estate assets in Europe, consisting of both equity as well as debt investments, with a particular focus on its target market of value-added small/midcap opportunities.
Riccardo Dallolio, Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Europe at H.I.G. Realty in London, commented: ”This transaction further demonstrates our ability to invest across the capital structure in different asset classes and jurisdictions. We continue to see interesting small/midcap value-add opportunities in the U.K. market.”
Graham Emmett, Managing Director at H.I.G. Realty in London added: “VIRTUS is a top-tier award-winning data center operator with a strong track-record and a proven business model. We are delighted to work alongside the VIRTUS management team to help them pursue the company’s growth ambition.”
About H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with over €20 billion of equity capital under management.* Based in Miami, and with offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Atlanta in the U.S., as well as international affiliate offices in London, Hamburg, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Bogotá, Mexico City and Rio de Janeiro, H.I.G. specializes in providing both debt and equity capital to small and mid-sized companies, utilizing a flexible and operationally focused/ value-added approach:
1. H.I.G.’s equity funds invest in management buyouts, recapitalizations and corporate carve-outs of both profitable as well as underperforming manufacturing and service businesses.
2. H.I.G.’s debt funds invest in senior, unitranche and junior debt financing to companies across the size spectrum, both on a primary (direct origination) basis, as well as in the secondary markets. H.I.G. is also a leading CLO manager, through its WhiteHorse family of vehicles, and manages a publicly traded BDC, WhiteHorse Finance.
3. H.I.G.’s real estate funds invest in value-added properties, which can benefit from improved asset management practices.
Since its founding in 1993, H.I.G. has invested in and managed more than 200 companies worldwide. The firm's current portfolio includes more than 100 companies with combined sales in excess of €28 billion. For more information, please refer to the H.I.G. website at www.higcapital.com.
About VIRTUS Data Centres
VIRTUS Data Centres, the UK’s fastest growing data centre provider, owns, designs, builds and operates the country’s most efficient and flexible data centres. VIRTUS leads the industry with award winning innovation in hyper efficient, ultra-high density and highly interconnected facilities.
Located in and around London’s metro, VIRTUS offers the best of traditional retail and wholesale colocation models, combining dedicated support and complementary ecosystems with low cost, scalable and custom solutions, in uniquely flexible and customer friendly packages. Customers also benefit from Tier III certified, ultra-secure facilities, that provide 100 per cent uptime; protecting and connecting data, applications, networks and clouds within VIRTUS Data Centres and the global digital economy.
Riccardo Dallolio, P +44 (0) 207 318 5700, F +44 (0) 207 318 5749
For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.
Tilaa tiedotteet sähköpostiisi
Haluatko tietää asioista jo ennen kuin ne uutisoidaan? Kun tilaat tiedotteemme, saat ne sähköpostiisi yhtä aikaa suomalaisen median kanssa. Tilauksen voit halutessasi perua milloin tahansa.
Lue lisää julkaisijalta Business Wire
Synteract Announces Collaboration with International Children’s Advisory Network iCAN Research25.6.2018 20:03 | Tiedote
Synteract, an innovative contract research organization (CRO) providing full, phase I-IV services enabling drug development companies to bring new medicines to market, has signed a memo of understanding to partner with the International Children’s Advisory Network (iCAN). A worldwide consortium of children’s advisory groups, iCAN is dedicated to giving children and families a voice in health, medicine, research, and innovation by increasing education about the importance of children’s involvement. Synteract is a sponsor at the 2018 iCAN Research Summit in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, July 8-13, 2018 and will hold two interactive plenary seminar sessions at the event. With chapters across the U.S. and worldwide, iCAN partners with local children’s hospitals and addresses the needs of pediatric clinical research and healthcare and advocates for patients worldwide. In partnering with iCAN, Synteract will expand its access to children and families familiar with clinical research. iCAN will sup
GA-ASI to Fly First Trans-Atlantic Flight of a MALE RPA25.6.2018 19:55 | Tiedote
On July 10-11, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) plans to make the first-ever trans-Atlantic flight of a Medium-altitude, Long-endurance (MALE) Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). GA-ASI’s company-owned MQ-9B SkyGuardian RPA is scheduled to fly from the company’s Flight Test and Training Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA, to Royal Air Force (RAF) Fairford in Gloucestershire, UK. The aircraft will then be on static display July 13-15 for the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) airshow being held at RAF Fairford. The flight and display will commemorate the RAF’s centenary celebration (RAF100). This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180625005946/en/ GA-ASI’s company-owned MQ-9B SkyGuardian RPA is scheduled to fly from the company’s Flight Test and Training Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA, to Royal Air Force (RAF) Fairford in Gloucestershire, UK. The aircraft will then be on static displa
Quadient Announces General Availability of Quadient Inspire R1225.6.2018 17:30 | Tiedote
www.quadient.com : Quadient, the award-winning leader in Customer Communications Management (CCM), announced the general availability of its newest release, Quadient Inspire R12, which includes the new Digital Advantage Suite. The updated version of Quadient Inspire is designed to give customers and partners greater control over the systems and processes used to drive consistent communications across all channels with an emphasis on digital experiences. With Inspire R12, users design omni-channel communications in days rather than months with a simple, modern and comprehensive platform. The solution makes it possible to change designs and test for all channels in minutes, with fully integrated tracking and approval processes built in. Additionally, R12 integrates all parts of the communications process from linking journey maps to communications, postal sorting, address, phone and email verifications, email delivery, SMS delivery, mail delivery tracking, and production monitoring to re
The Dementia Discovery Fund Raises $350 Million25.6.2018 16:00 | Tiedote
The Dementia Discovery Fund (DDF) today announces the completion of its fundraising, with £250 million ($350 million at the time of completion) raised from an influential group of strategic investors committed to developing new medicines for dementia. The goal was met today with a new investment of $60 million from US AARP, the global nonpartisan organisation dedicated to empowering Americans 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. The fundraising far exceeded its initial target of $200 million (£130 million), making it the first and largest venture fund focused entirely on discovering and developing novel therapies for dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. The DDF makes early stage venture capital investments to develop novel disease-modifying therapeutics for all forms of dementia. The fund is managed by SV Health and was formed through the collaboration of leading pharmaceutical companies (Biogen, Eli Lilly and Company, GSK, Johnson & Johnson, Otsuka (Astex), Pfizer and
Professor Thierry Philip Takes Office as OECI President25.6.2018 15:22 | Tiedote
Professor Thierry Philip, President of the Institut Curie, has been elected President of the Organisation of European Cancer Institutes ( OECI ) for a three-year term. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180625005600/en/ Pr Thierry Philip (Photo: Business Wire) At the end of June 2018, Professor Philip, an oncologist and pediatrician, will take over as head of this European organization, which brings together 90 institutes and university centers and whose mission is fully devoted to cancer. This European non-governmental, non-profit organization aims to promote cooperation between its members or associate members and pursues a triple objective: to provide cancer patients in Europe with equal access to high-quality care; to assist European institutes with the implementation of a quality system for oncology care; to promote and accelerate the progress of translational research. In this regard, half of the 90 OECI ce
Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly announce positive top-line Phase III data results for empagliflozin as adjunct to insulin in type 1 diabetes25.6.2018 15:07 | Tiedote
Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that both randomised controlled trials in the EASE phase III programme, investigating the use of empagliflozin in combination with insulin therapy in adults with type 1 diabetes, met their primary endpoint. The primary efficacy endpoint, defined in both trials as placebo-corrected change from baseline in HbA1c after 26 weeks of treatment, was met for all investigated doses of empagliflozin (2.5, 10, and 25 mg). This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180625005579/en/ Type 1 diabetes currently affects approximately 30 million adults worldwide.1 It is an autoimmune disease in which the body does not produce sufficient amounts of insulin and therefore requires life-long daily insulin administration to regulate blood sugar. For some people with type 1 diabetes, it may be challenging to manage blood sugar levels with insulin alone. People with type
Uutishuoneessa voit lukea tiedotteitamme ja muuta julkaisemaamme materiaalia. Löydät sieltä niin yhteyshenkilöidemme tiedot kuin vapaasti julkaistavissa olevia kuvia ja videoita. Uutishuoneessa voit nähdä myös sosiaalisen median sisältöjä. Kaikki STT Infossa julkaistu materiaali on vapaasti median käytettävissä.Tutustu uutishuoneeseemme