news aktuell GmbH

Green completes a CHF 480 million refinancing and ac-celerates its investment programs in Switzerland

Del

Green is increasing its investment in Switzerland and is planning further develop-ments to help hyperscale companies and enterprises with the rising demand for secure and energy-efficient data centers.

Lupfig, December 1, 2022 – Green, the leading Swiss data center operator, completed the refinancing of its existing facilities with the closing of a refinancing package of CHF 480 million from leading international and Swiss banks. The funds will enable Green to accelerate its development strategy and to fund the next phase of its growth journey.

In the last three years, Green has intensified its cooperation with leading enterprises and public cloud providers (hyperscale companies), invested in sustainable technologies and pioneering innovations and completed new, energy-efficient and high-performance data centers in Zurich and vicinity.

The refinancing package reinforces Green’s position as the leading Swiss data center provider and will enable to fund the expansion of the current capacity from 33MW to 81MW through the construction of additional capacity in Dielsdorf campus, the expansion of the existing high-performance campus in Lupfig and through opportunities of new campuses in Switzerland. As Green CEO Roger Süess explains, “With the acceleration of the growth program, Green is responding to the high demand from hyperscale companies who put their trust in Green when it comes to geo-redundant solutions. Green provides space, networks and sustainable growth to the benefit of hyperscale companies, enterprises and Switzerland as a whole.”

As such, Green is supporting companies in their successful cloud adoption with sustainable, innovative IT infrastructure, allowing them to depart from in-house data centers and using the energy-efficient data centers run by Green. With greater efficiency and critical security, direct and private link-up to all leading hyperscale companies, these centers become paramount any digital transformation or journey to cloud.

Green is owned by InfraVia Capital Partners (“InfraVia”) who advised the company on the arrangement and execution of the refinancing. Pauline Fiastre, Financing Director at InfraVia comments: “We are very pleased to have supported Green with this refinancing which will enable the company to pursue its growth trajectory and capture demand from customers looking for capacity in Switzerland. We secured a CHF 480m financing package executed on competitive terms in particular in the current macro environment.

We would like to thank Crédit Agricole CIB and ING Bank N.V. who acted as Underwritters of the refinancing as well as relationship lenders who are joining as part of the syndication, including Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd. and Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Luxembourg S.A. who joined as Original Lenders.”

About Green

Green is the leading provider of data center services in Switzerland. The company runs five data centers at three locations in Zurich and vicinity. In Dielsdorf, in the canton of Zurich, Green is currently building its fourth site, comprising three data center modules and a business park. The first data center on the Metro Campus will be up and running soon. An extension is planned for the Zurich West Campus in Lupfig. Green facilitates geo-redundant high-performance computing for cloud providers (hyperscale companies) and offers extensive networking solutions across all sites.

www.green.ch

About InfraVia Capital Partners

InfraVia is a leading independent private equity firm, specialized in private markets across European infrastructure and technology investments. InfraVia supports entrepreneurs and industrial players in their growth and digital strategy, accelerating their transformation into sizeable platforms. Since 2008, InfraVia has raised €10bn of capital and invested in 50+ companies across 13 European countries.

www.infraviacapital.com

Download-Area for pictures.


Kontakter

Green Media Office
+41 56 460 23 80
medien@green.ch

Om news aktuell GmbH

news aktuell GmbH
news aktuell GmbH
Mittelweg 144
20148 Hamburg

+49 (0)40 4113-32589http://www.newsaktuell.de

As wholly owned subsidiary of dpa, news aktuell provides business and organizations with effective access to media and consumers. Via the smart tools ots and zimpel, PR content accesses all media formats, including classical print, high click-rate online portals and social networks. In addition, news aktuell publishes all its customers’ PR content on www.presseportal.de, one of the PR portals with the greatest reach in Germany. By this means, all the relevant multipliers are reached globally, from editors, via digital influencers right up to specialist bloggers and interested consumers. news aktuell has been on the market since 1989. The company, with a staff complement of more than 135, has its headquarters in Hamburg. Other offices are in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt und Munich.

Følg pressemeldinger fra news aktuell GmbH

Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra news aktuell GmbH på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.

Siste pressemeldinger fra news aktuell GmbH

Newly established company to promote Mainz as hub for life science and biotechnology now operational and supporting the city of Mainz3.2.2023 11:43:02 CET | Press release

“biomindz Standortentwicklungsgesellschaft Mainz GmbH i.G.” owned by the City of Mainz as a 100% subsidiary of city’s holding company “Zentrale Beteiligungsgesellschaft der Stadt Mainz mbH” (ZBM) Established with goal of supporting Mainz as the capital of Rhineland-Palatinate in its transformation into an internationally recognised hub for biotechnology ZBM's project team transferred to the new company, with Felix Wälder as Managing Director Mainz to be positioned and marketed on international level under "biomindz - Life Science Hub Mainz" brand Website goes live at www.biomindz.com, providing extensive information and points of contact (Mainz, Germany): (skh) At the beginning of february the 'biomindz Standortentwicklungsgesellschaft Mainz mbH i.G.' (biomindz GmbH i.G.) was founded. The formal establishment of the company therefore lays the groundwork for biomindz GmbH i.G. to commence its activities. As a wholly owned subsidiary of "Zentrale Beteiligungsgesellschaft der Stadt Mainz

VACUUMSCHMELZE (VAC) Announces Binding Supply Agreement with General Motors (GM) to Support EV Growth30.1.2023 10:51:58 CET | Pressemelding

(Hanau, Germany): VAC announced a binding long-term supply agreement with GM for North America permanent magnet production – another major step forward to create a strong, sustainable and scalable supply chain for electric vehicles. As part of the agreement, VAC will build a facility in North America to manufacture permanent magnets for electric motors used in a broad portfolio of EVs. The new facility will use locally sourced raw materials. The binding agreement finalizes a Memorandum of Understanding VAC and GM announced in December 2021. With 100 years of experience, VAC is a leading global developer and producer of advanced magnetic solutions. VAC is the largest producer of rare-earth NdFeB permanent magnets in the Western Hemisphere. “The demand for rare earth permanent magnets and supporting technologies is intensifying at an unprecedented rate as the world shifts to sustainable clean energy. VAC is extremely excited to be partnering with General Motors to take this important ste

WEF 2023: ProjectTogether receives the Schwab Foundation Collective Social Innovation Award recognizing the power of collaborative action19.1.2023 09:13:52 CET | Pressemelding

The non-profit organization ProjectTogether received the Schwab Foundation’s Collective Social Innovation Award 2023 at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos. As the first award winner in this category, the Schwab Foundation recognizes ProjectTogether for its new approach to orchestrate collaborative action between bottom-up innovators and top-down institutions to create impact. At the award ceremony, founder Philipp von der Wippel explained the vision of a pan-European approach to collective action—across all sectors and political levels—to tackle ongoing and looming societal challenges.

I vårt presserom finner du alle våre siste pressemeldinger, kontaktpersoner, bilder, dokumenter og annen relevant informasjon om oss.

Besøk vårt presserom