Digital Colony Management, LLC, the digital infrastructure investment platform of Colony Capital, Inc. (NYSE: CLNY), has announced that Digital Colony has established Scala Data Centers S/A (“Scala”), a hyperscale data center platform headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil through the acquisition of assets from UOL Diveo, the company said.
Upon closing of the acquisition, Marcos Peigo, currently an Operating Partner at Digital Colony, will also become the Chief Executive Officer of Scala. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Digital Colony Management was launched in 2018 by Digital Bridge Holdings, LLC and Colony Capital to bring together Digital Bridge´s industry, operational and investment expertise in the telecommunications sector with Colony Capital´s global scale, operating platform and capital markets access. For more information, visit www.digitalcolony.com.
Scala Data Centers S/A is headquartered in Brazil and established by Digital Colony Management, LLC, the digital infrastructure investment platform of Colony Capital, Inc. (NYSE: CLNY). Designed to meet and exceed the ever-increasing demand for more computing power in the region, Scala leverages Digital Colony´s deep sector expertise, strong operating team and global scale of communication infrastructure assets to deliver world-class data center services to hyperscalers, cloud providers and large enterprises. For more information, visit www.scaladatacenters.com.
UOL DIVEO is a Brazilian company which offers datacenter infrastructure and Internet access. With more than 20 years of experience in the Brazilian market, UOL DIVEO provides colocation services for critical mission business in the retail market and wholesale (very often used by cloud services providers). Selling this business, UOL Diveo will continue to provide infrastructure services through Scala as well as its Managed Services, Multicloud, Security, Software Development and Digital Solution through its services company Compasso UOL.