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SPACs, racks and floods of money; the datacenter-nomics view

The data center market in North America is not short of demand nor the dollars to finance the now critical, data center. According to JLL, despite the pandemic, investment activity has grown on many fronts and global M&A activity in the sector surpassed $30B as of November 2020.

With the popularity of the special purpose acquisition company now critical to the creation of billion-dollar mergers and smooth-sailing IPOs, DCD's News Editor, Dan Swinhoe will sit down with Cyxtera's CFO, Carlos Sagasta, to unpick the drivers behind their $3.1 billion SPAC merger with Starboard Value Acquisition Corp., identify the trends driving finance into the sector and uncover the challenge of 'going public' during a pandemic.