Slaughter and May advised Equinix on its acquisition of Zenium’s Turkish data centre business

09 Oct 2017

Slaughter and May advised Equinix Inc on its acquisition of Zenium’s data centre business in Istanbul for US$93 million. The acquisition was signed and completed on 6 October 2017. The Zenium data centre, which will be renamed Equinix IS2, will further strengthen the Equinix position in Europe and address growing demand for interconnection services in Turkey.

The firm led an integrated team including Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçakli in Turkey and Carey Olsen in Cayman.

Equinix Inc is a global interconnection and data centre company currently operating more than 180 data centres across five continents.

Contacts

Corporate and Commercial: Richard Smith (partner), Natalie Cook (associate), Anant Prakash (associate), James Cook (associate), Maria Dragun (associate), Lucy Keevil (associate)

Real Estate: John Nevin (partner), Lee Foxcroft (associate)

Tax: Mike Lane (partner), Tom Gilliver (associate)

Competition: Philippe Chappatte (partner), Zsolt Vertessy (associate)

IP/IT: Rob Sumroy (partner), Richard McDonnell (associate)

Employment: Phil Linnard (partner), Lucy Duane (associate)

Environment: Richard Keczkes (associate)

Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçakli: Serhan Koçaklı (real estate), Ayşe Aydın (associate), Begüm İnceçam (associate)

Carey Olsen LLP: Robert Coombes (associate)


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