Digital 9 Infrastructure plc announces acquisition of established Nordic data centre platform, Verne Global
Digital 9 Infrastructure plc (“D9” or the “Company”) is delighted to announce it has completed the acquisition of Verne Global, a data centre platform in Iceland for a valuation of approximately £231 million in cash.
Verne Global is the leading Icelandic data centre platform, delivering sustainable data centre solutions in a geographically optimal environment, with 100% of power delivered from local renewable sources (hydroelectric and geothermal) and delivering exceptional energy efficiency by making use of year-round ambient low temperatures for cooling.
Thor Johnsen, Head of Digital Infrastructure at Triple Point, commented: “We are thrilled to add the Verne Global platform to the growing D9 portfolio. Together with the D9 subsea investment in Aqua Comms, we are pursuing further fibre network opportunities to improve connectivity into the Nordics, enabling data centre users reliable and low cost access to the vast renewable and low cost energy resources of Iceland and the Nordics."