Dentons, working alongside Kirkland & Ellis, has advised KKR and Global Infrastructure Partners on their acquisition of CyrusOne. Reportedly, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison also advised GIP, while Cravath, Swaine & Moore, Venable, and Eversheds Sutherland advised CyrusOne.
According to Dentons, “this all-cash transaction valued at approximately USD 15 billion, including the assumption of debt, is expected to close in the second quarter of 2022, subject to the completion of closing conditions and regulatory approvals.”
KKR is a private equity firm and Global Infrastructure Partners is a fund manager.
CyrusOne is a real estate investment trust that designs, builds, and operates data centers. The company has 50 data centers across North America, South America, and Europe, which serve more than 1,000 customers.
Dentons’ international team included Prague-based Global Vice Chair Evan Lazar, Romania Managing Partner Perry Zizzi, Bucharest-based Counsel Doru Postelnicu, and further team members in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, France, Germany, Ireland, Mexico, the Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, and the UK.