Macfarlanes advises DATA4 on €620m debt financing from Deutsche Bank, Société Générale and SMBC

27 April 2021

Macfarlanes has advised DATA4 Group on its €620m debt financing from investment banking firms Deutsche Bank, Société Générale and SMBC. DATA4 is a major European operator and investor in the data centre market.

The financing will allow the group to pursue its growth strategy across Europe.

Macfarlanes advised on the English law aspects of the transaction, with French law firm De Pardieu Brocas Maffei acting as lead counsel.

The Macfarlanes team was led by finance partner Colin Morgan with assistance from senior counsel Laura Bretherton and solicitor Liam Preston.

Colin Morgan comments: “This was a complex, multi-jurisdictional transaction and we were delighted to have advised DATA4 on this significant pan-European financing for the continued growth of the group in this increasingly important sector.”