CapMan Infra has acquired Serverius as its first investment for a new European data centre platform.

The private markets fund manager has paid an undisclosed amount, on behalf of the CapMan Nordic Infrastructure II fund, to acquire the Dutch information technology infrastructure provider as part of plans to build a platform and expand into the Nordics.

The acquisition is CapMan Nordic Infrastructure II’s third investment, following investments in solar developer Skarta Energy and Norway’s largest salmon harvest vessel operator Napier.

Serverius, founded in 2008, has an 8MW data centre portfolio of three assets. The company also offers additional IT infrastructure services. 

Harri Halonen, a partner at CapMan Infra, said CapMan would work with the Serverius team to position the company for further growth.

Halonen added: “This is an important first step of building a larger international platform. Together with Serverius we are set to develop the governance, administration and client focus of the business in order to accelerate growth.”

Gijs van Gemert, CEO of Serverius, said: “This new partnership with CapMan is a logical next step to further optimise our business processes and build a strong northern European platform together.”

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