CAPRE’s Digital Infrastructure Round Up for January 14, 2020

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Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in digital infrastructure for January 14, 2020: CyrusOne Announces Cost Reduction Initiative and European Leadership Transition: CyrusOne has announced a workforce reduction, effective immediately, that impacts 55 employees, representing approximately 12% of the Company’s workforce. Affected employees will receive severance, and customary transition assistance will be provided. Additionally, the Company announced that it has mutually agreed with Tesh Durvasula, President of Europe, that he will leave CyrusOne to pursue other interests, effective March 1, 2020, and remain in a consulting role through June 30, 2020. Matt Pullen, Managing Director of Europe, will assume his responsibilities. Macquarie to Acquire AirTrunk: Bloomberg is reporting that Macquarie will acquire AirTrunk for $2.1 Billion USD. "Macquarie Infrastructure & Real Assets signed a deal this week to take control of the business, according to the people, who asked not to be identified because the information is private. AirTrunk CEO Robin Khuda will keep a minority stake after the transaction, the people said," reads the report. "AirTrunk is currently owned by investors including Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s special situations arm and TPG Sixth Street Partners. Bloomberg News reported earlier this month that MIRA had entered advanced discussions on a deal after being named the preferred bidder. IPI Scoops Up Santa Clara Site Leased to AWS: Chicago-based IPI Partners will buy an industrial building at 2305 Mission College Blvd. in Santa Clara, which will enable AWS to…