Global Switch – Response to Media Speculation

Global Switch – Response to Media Speculation

Release date: 25.11.2021

LONDON, November 25 2021, Global Switch (“Global Switch or the Company”), a leading owner, operator and developer of large-scale network dense, carrier and cloud neutral multi-tenanted data centres in Europe and Asia-Pacific, notes the recent media speculation regarding a potential sale of the Company with interest reported as having being shown from a number of different investment and data centre firms.

Global Switch’s shareholders have informed the Company that they continue to evaluate their options to potentially introduce international strategic investors to the Company and create liquidity for their stakes at the same time.

This evaluation is progressing but no formal transaction process has yet commenced.

Any further announcements will be made in due course, as and when appropriate.

Contact details:

Jenny Davey
Finsbury Glover Hering
+44 20 7251 3801

Ali Ballantine
Brand and Communications Director
Global Switch
Tel: +44 20 8054 9053

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About Global Switch
Global Switch is a leading owner, operator and developer of large-scale, carrier and cloud neutral, multi-customer data centres in Europe and Asia-Pacific. Founded in 1998, Global Switch has a proven business model, demonstrable track record and is one of the highest credit rated data centre companies in the world with investment grade credit ratings from Fitch Ratings, Moody’s and S&P Global Ratings.

Global Switch is a vital strategic partner for customers that require secure and resilient data centre services with scalable capacity and a high-level of customer service. The Company's focus is on highly resilient, central, low latency, network dense locations in prime city centre locations and internet hubs close to its customers on the edge of financial and business districts. Global Switch’s data centres operate exclusively in the Tier I markets of Europe and Asia-Pacific to Tier III or higher and currently total around 428,000 sq m (4,600,000 sq ft) of floor space and are occupied by a broad range of customers, global and national, large and small including government organisations, financial institutions, enterprises, global systems integrators, telecommunication carriers, cloud and managed service providers and other hosting businesses.

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