CAPRE’s Data Center Round Up for September 24, 2019

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Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center industry for September 24, 2019: Digital Realty, EQT + Digital Colony Looking at Acquiring CyrusOne: The Dallas Morning News is reporting that many suitors are lining up to look at acquiring CyrusOne. Specifically, Digital Realty and a joint effort by EQT Partners and Digital Colony Partners are at the top of the heap. "Discussions are ongoing and may not lead to a deal," writes the News."CyrusOne, which began exploring options with advisers this summer after receiving takeover interest, closed up 1.8% Friday Thursday, for a market value of $8.78 billion. The shares have gained more than 50% this year. Representatives for Digital Colony, Digital Realty and EQT declined to comment. Representatives for CyrusOne didn't immediately respond to requests for comment. A bidder group including KKR & Co., Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners and I Squared Capital was also considering an offer for CyrusOne, Bloomberg reported last month." Amsterdam Looking to Open Back up to Data Centers: The Dutch Data Centre Association has announced that they are diligently working to open Amsterdam back up to data center construction and development, after unceremoniously closing its "borders" to data centers in mid-July. "An action plan is expected to be finalised before the end of this year, according to the Dutch Data Centre Association. The association also revealed that the government and industry have agreed upon a durable collaboration to establish a…