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Oakley Capital Corporate Finance Acts As A Financial Adviser And Rule 3 Adviser To Telecitygroup Plc On The Recommended Cash And Share Offer From Equinix, Inc
June 1st, 2015
Telecity Group - Oakley News
Company Name
TelecityGroup plc
Company Sector
Hosting & Datacentres
Deal Size
£2.4bn
Location
UK

Oakley Capital Corporate Finance (‘Oakley’), the independent corporate finance firm offering expert specialist advice across the TMT sector, is acting as a Financial Adviser and Rule 3 Adviser to TelecityGroup plc (“Telecity”), on the recommended cash and share offer by Equinix, Inc (“Equinix”), the leading global data centre provider, with more than 100 facilities in 15 countries across five continents.

The Transaction values Telecity at approximately £2.35bn for its entire issued and to be issued share capital. The transaction is expected to close in the first half of 2016.

The Oakley team was led by Christian Maher, Partner and included Anthony Yaneza, Zishaan Arshad, Marc Jones and David Rogers. The team advised the Directors of Telecity in their evaluation of the merits of Equinix’s offer including Rule 3 analysis, independent strategic M&A advice and deal support to the management team during the process, alongside Telecity’s Lead Financial Adviser, Goldman Sachs.

Christian Maher commented:

“Telecity was Oakley’s first client when we advised on itsIPO in 2007, and we are delighted to be advising the Company on this transaction. This proposed multi billion pound transaction underlines our credentials with PLCs and cross border deals, as well as our continued activity in the colocation and hosting sector”

Since its establishment in late 2007, Oakley has announced over 60 transactions with a total enterprise value of more than £9 billion.

For more information, please contact:
Christian Maher, Partner
Anthony Yaneza, Assistant Director
Hannah Dodds
020 7766 6908

*Completed as Oakley Capital Corporate Finance


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