Proximity was acquired by nLighten in September of 2023. nLighten a digital infrastructure platform of I Squared Capital, a leading global infrastructure investor.

Our investors I Squared has committed more than $500 Million of equity to support nLighten’s ambition to bring high quality colocation services to underserved cities and regions across Europe. nLighten is part of I Squared Capital global data centre portfolio, including KIO in America and BDx in Asia.

  • Independent global infrastructure manager
  • Over $37 billion in assets
  • Focused on investing in North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America
  • Headquartered in Miami
  • More than 215 professionals
  • Offices in Miami, Hong Kong, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Taipei, and Sydney
  • Diverse portfolio of 72 companies in 59 countries
  • Verticals: utilities, energy, digital infrastructure, transport, environmental infrastructure, and social infrastructure sectors
  • 27,000 employees
  • Providing essential services to millions of people around the world

Proximity Data Centres is proud to be funded by ICG Longbow Real Estate Capital LLP. Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) manages global funds in excess of €40bn. Our management team have worked with ICG Longbow UK in an advisory capacity for a number of years. That mutual trust has resulted in Longbow backing our business to acquire a UK wide portfolio of edge data centres under the Proximity brand.

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