Ares Management’s Infrastructure Debt and Alternative Credit strategies, CDPQ, and Schroders Capital’s Private Debt and Credit Alternatives team have secured an agreement to provide up to EUR 750 million in financing for Vantage Data Centers’ EMEA expansion. Ares and CDPQ will each contribute up to EUR 300 million, while Schroders Capital will provide up to EUR 150 million. The funds will support the growth of Vantage’s hyperscale data center portfolio across Europe and South Africa, sites which are contracted long term to major cloud service providers and top-tier internet firms. This investment is poised to bolster Vantage’s technological reach and sustainability efforts, particularly as AI and digital transformation demand increases. Vantage remains steadfast in its environmental stewardship, aiming for net-zero carbon emissions by 2030.

Digital Infrastructure, Private Equity, Telecommunications,Europe, South Africa