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Colony Capital sells DATA4 to AXA IM - Real Assets

Investment vehicles managed by Colony Capital have their entire stake in DATA4 to AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets, acting on behalf of AXA France.

DATA4 is a European specialist in dedicated and colocation data centres that offers services to Cloud providers, digital service companies and large and medium-sized firms. DATA4 finances, designs, builds and operates its own data centres, in order to offer its customers hosting solutions that are flexible, scalable, high-performing and secured. The company currently operates 15 data centres in Paris, Milan and Luxembourg.
Founded in 2006 by Colony Capital, DATA4 was one of the first to offer a high-performance data centre solution. It has experienced very strong growth driven by exponential demand of firms in digital data storage, live and via cloud services.
Nadra Moussalem, Head of European Investment Management, says: "Colony Capital is very proud to have created and supported DATA4 in its development since 2006. I would like to thank the investors who trusted us and congratulate the teams who made Marcoussis the largest data hosting centre in Europe and have succeeded in replicating the company's success internationally. We wish DATA4 all the best for the future.”

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