Digital Realty is combining with Interxion. Interxion shareholders receiving a fixed exchange ratio of 0.7067 Digital Realty shares per Interxion shares. Thus, Interxion’s total enterprise value is approximately $8.4 billion. This agreement also will strengthen the position of the combined company within the colocation data center market by building on the foundation. The transaction has been approved by the Boards of Directors of both Digital Realty and Interxion and it is expected to close in 2020.
11 European countries
Interxion’s European business currently has 53 carrier and cloud-neutral facilities across 11 European countries, and 13 key metro areas. Additionally, Digital Realty’s existing relationships, the combined company will be able to leverage strategic benefits from both sides. Digital Realty operates an ecosystem of 210+ data centers in 35 metros across 14 countries.
David Ruberg, CEO of Interxion, said:
“We are excited to deliver this compelling opportunity for all our stakeholders while bolstering our ability to offer a truly global platform to serve our customers’ needs. We look forward to working closely with Bill Stein and the entire Digital Realty team to consummate the transaction and combine the best of our companies to build the world’s preeminent data center provider.”