Infrastructure Investor Awards 2020: Latin America

The tie-up between two Canadian pensions to purchase a 40% in a Mexican infrastructure group scooped Deal of the Year in Latin America.

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Infraestructure Investidor Staff Published: 1 day ago

Digital Infrastructure Deal of the Year

WINNER: Scala Data Centers (Digital Colony)

SECOND PLACE: AT&T wireless assets

THIRD PLACE: Axtel data centres

Any investor interested in digital infrastructure opportunities in Latin America should take note that Digital Colony has set up shop in the region. ln April, the Colony Capital portfolio company acquired some data centre assets in São Paulo, Brazil, from UOL Diveo as the seeding for a hyperscale data centre platform company called Scala. “Hyperscale data centres are more in need than ever,” commentedJon Mauck, managing director of Digital Colony, when the deal was announced. “The business is ideally positioned to support the growth of cloud and IT outsourcing across Latin America.”