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Aligned Data Centers to Acquire ODATA

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Vinson & Elkins represented Aligned Data Centers and its sponsor Macquarie Asset Management in the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire ODATA, a data center service provider offering scalable, reliable, and flexible IT infrastructure in Latin America, from Patria Investments and other selling stakeholders.

Vinson & Elkins also represented Aligned in its entry into a definitive agreement to receive a structured minority investment in ODATA from funds managed by SDC Capital Partners (an operationally focused digital infrastructure investment firm, with extensive experience developing, owning, and operating hyperscale data centers globally, including in Latin America) and newly committed acquisition debt financing from SMBC, MUFG, Deutsche Bank and Nomura, which were obtained by Aligned in connection with the acquisition.

The transaction is expected to close in early 2023.

The Vinson & Elkins corporate team was led by partners Gabriel Silva and Eamon Nolan and senior associate Gabriela Astolphi. Also advising were partners Robert Hughes and Francisco Morales Barron, and associates Yasmim Santos, Doug Fujimoto Ogata and Waid Barfield; senior associate Caitlin Turner; associate Michele Helene West; partners Jason McIntosh, Natan Leyva and Christopher Mangin, and associate Mel Byun; partner Patricia Adams; and partner Hill Wellford and counsel Evan Miller.

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