Helsinki – CFI is pleased to announce that they acted as financial advisor to the founders and key management of Ficolo in its sale to Digital 9 Infrastructure as well as on the reinvestment by the founders.
Ficolo is a leading Finland-based provider of cloud and colocation services. Providing a life cycle models for cloud services, where customers can ensure they use optimal amount of cloud for their current need, they do so with a focus on sustainability as the world’s first data centre to receive a “Dark Green” environmental rating.
Digital 9 Infrastructure invests in the infrastructure of the internet that underpins the world’s digital economy: digital infrastructure. The number 9 in Digital 9 Infrastructure comes from the UN Sustainable Development Goal 9, which focuses the fund on investments that increase connectivity globally and improve the sustainability of digital infrastructure. Digital 9 has invested more than £600 million since its 2021 IPO, acquiring companies such as Icelandic data centre company Verne Global and, in April 2022, London data centre company Volta.
Ficolo’s owners, Taaleri and Pontos, and the company’s management have sold their shares in Ficolo to Digital 9 Infrastructure. All Ficolo services will continue as before. Ficolo executive management will continue with the company, and also reinvest into the company.
This transaction was announced on 25 April 2022.
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