Digital Transformation Capital Partners (DTCP) has become a majority shareholder in Maincubes by acquiring an additional stake in the German data centre operator.

Frankfurt-based DTCP invested an undisclosed amount on behalf of its funds to buy the additional stake from co-shareholder Art-Invest Real Estate, which remains a 25% shareholder in the company, alongside Maincubes CEO and founder, Oliver Menzel.

Founded in 2012, Maincubes operates data centres in Frankfurt, Berlin and Amsterdam.

Philipp von Bismarck, managing partner at DTCP, said: “We are pleased to continue backing Maincubes, becoming majority shareholders, and partnering with an experienced management team that shares our vision for the future of the data center market.

“DTCP’s resources and expertise will contribute to the foundations for success at Maincubes, supporting Maincubes to become a leading European data center operator.”

Waldemar Maurer, partner at DTCP, said: “We are very excited to be increasing our commitment in maincubes demonstrating our strong conviction not only in the data centre market, but in the company’s vision and strong management team.

”We are seeing an explosion of demand for data centres in Europe, which has in recent months been accelerated by the rapid deployment of AI across industries. We know that Germany sits at the heart of these developments and this is reflected in the rising demand for Maincubes’ data centres and the growth plans that we’ve set out alongside the management team.”

Menzel said: ”DTCP’s expertise, resources and network will support Maincubes and will allow the company to reach its full potential in the growing data centre market.”

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