Wolf Theiss, working with Herbert Smith Freehills, has advised AustralianSuper on its EUR 1.5 billion investment to acquire a significant minority stake in Vantage Data Centers Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
Vantage Data Centers, sponsored by DigitalBridge, is a data center company. DigitalBridge is a digital infrastructure investment firm.
AustralianSuper is Australia’s largest pension fund managing more than EUR 180 billion in members’ retirement savings on behalf of more than 3.2 million members from more than 448,000 businesses. According to Wolf Theiss, “this investment marks AustralianSuper’s first significant exposure in hyper-scale data centers and allows the fund to access an attractive market with strong growth prospects.”
The Wolf Theiss team included Partners Peter Daszkowski and Sarah Wared, Counsels Marcin Rudnik, Jakub Pietrasik, and Joanna Gasowski, Senior Associates Lukas Ploesch, Michal Zajaczkowski, and Olga Gerlich, and Associate Zuzanna Nowak-Wrobel.
Wolf Theiss did not respond to our inquiry on the matter.