Macquarie Group has acquired Australian data center provider AirTrunk for A$3 billion (US$2.1 billion), according to Bloomberg. AirTrunk CEO Robin Khuda will retain a minority stake in the business, the report says.
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Macquarie Group Acquires AirTrunk: About the Companies
Macquarie Group is a Sydney, Australia-based investment bank and financial services firm. The company has extensive experience in the data center market.
Macquarie's investment and ownership stakes include:
AirTrunk is a hyperscale data center provider with locations across the Asia-Pacific region (APAC) -- including Sydney and Melbourne, Australia; Singapore and Hong Kong. More APAC locations are coming soon, AirTrack's website indicates.
ChannelE2E has not independently confirmed Macquarie's acquisition of AirTrunk.