Latest acquisition publications

Virtus acquired by Singapore data centre firm STT GDC

Singapore data centre provider ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC) has acquired Virtus, following STT’s purchase of Brockton Capital’s stake in Virtus. According to the Singapore firm, the strategic investment will improve Virtus’s position and ability to carry out its strategic growth plans in the UK and Europe. Alongside that, it will enable Virtus… Read More

Iron Mountain acquires Credit Suisse data centres in London and Singapore

U.S.-based information management firm Iron Mountain is acquiring two data centres from Credit Suisse. The deal went through for around $100 million (approx. £76 million), and adds a London and Singapore data centre to Iron Mountain’s portfolio. This is the company’s first data centre acquisition outside of the U.S. and will increase its square footage by around… Read More

HPE acquires Cloud Technology Partners to build out hybrid IT offering

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has announced it will acquire Boston-based consultancy firm Cloud Technology Partners (CTP) as it moves to assert its position in the global hybrid cloud market. CTP supports large organisations with their cloud migration and IT transformation journeys, from advising on on-premises data centre solutions to SaaS delivery strategies. HPE hopes that the… Read More

UK software firm Aveva merges with Schneider Electric

Schneider has carried out a takeover of UK engineering software developer Aveva. Cambridge based firm Aveva will merge with the software branch of French energy giant Schneider to form a larger company worth around £3 billion. The terms of the deal mean that Schneider will take a 60% stake in the new larger group, in… Read More

Digital Realty to buy DuPont Fabros in U.S. expansion

Digital Realty, the international data centre operator, is set to buy fellow colocation provider DuPont Fabros for an estimated $7.6 billion (approx. £6 billion). The deal is the largest-ever made by Digital Realty and comes as the data centre giant looks to expand further into high-demand markets in the U.S., answering to demand from companies… Read More