Slaughter and May advised Equinix (UK) Limited – purchase of UK data centre operating business from IO

Slaughter and May advised Equinix (UK) Limited on the purchase from IO of an operating data centre business in Slough, United Kingdom, consisting of one single site facility. The agreement was signed on 7 January 2017 and the acquisition completed on 3 February 2017.

Equinix is a leading global data centre provider operating 147 data centre facilities in 40 markets across 5 continents. It is a US Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) headquartered in Redwood City, California and listed on NASDAQ with a market capitalisation in excess of $27 billion.

The Equinix legal team was led by EMEA General Counsel Peter Waters.

Richard Smith Partner
John Nevin Partner
Richard Keczkes Head of Planning
Evelyn Fleming Associate
Rob Sumroy Partner
Richard McDonnell Senior Counsel
Mike Lane Partner