- Abu Dhabi's sovereign investor, Mubadala, has announced its investment in Aligned Data Centres, a leading data center company based in the US. With this investment, Mubadala becomes a minority partner alongside majority partners managed by Macquarie Asset Management.
- Aligned provides colocation and build-to-suit solutions for global hyperscale and enterprise customers, with plans to have over 2.5 GW of critical capacity across 40+ data centers upon full buildout. The company recently expanded into Latin America through the acquisition of ODATA, establishing itself as one of the largest private data center operators in the Americas.
Why it matters
This investment showcases Mubadala's interest in the growing data center industry, which plays a crucial role in supporting the increasing demand for digital services and data storage. With the expansion into Latin America, Aligned Data Centres positions itself for further growth in the region, reflecting the importance of data infrastructure and services in supporting economic and technological advancements.