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Equinix completes acquisition of Bell data centres, appoints new MD for Canada

Thursday 1 October 2020 | 18:47 CET | News
Equinix has completed the USD 780 million cash acquisition of 13 Bell data centre sites in Canada. Canadian operator BCE announced the deal in June. The transaction covers over 600 customers, including 500 new to Equinix, plus 1.2 million gross feet of data centre space, and over 160 employees. The acquired data centres are expected to generate USD 112 million (CAD 150 million) worth of annual revenue, and to be immediately accretive to AFFO. Equinix said the deal will solidify its position as a leading digital infrastructure provider in Canada.

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Companies: BCE / Bell Canada / Equinix
Countries: Canada
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