Agenda

Tom Nelthorpe
Contributing Editor, TXF

  • Positioning digital infrastructure on the spectrum of return expectations, risk profiles and horizons

  • How and where LPs want to gain exposure to digital

  • How fluid are the boundaries between VC-type, PE-type and infrastructure-type investments?

  • Is Europe in need of more options regarding investment vehicles (along the lines of those in the US?)

  • What benefits could there be from consolidation plays, especially cross-border?

  • What does the debt landscape look for in 2022 for the very largest financial sponsors?

Aurelien Roelens
Investment Director & ESG Coordinator, Cube Infrastructure
Elie Nammar
Partner & Senior Director , Vauban Infrastructure Partners
Vincent Gerritsen
Head of UK and Europe, Morrison & Co
Simon Brugger
Investment Director, Golding Capital Partners
Moderator
Nico Grove
Managing Director, Kawikani GmbH & Co. KG

  • How responsive have bank lenders been to the capital requirements of ambitious operators?

  • What metrics matter most to lenders, and are they the right ones?

  • Which regulatory and market structures give rise to the most questions?

  • What lenders like to see in business plans, and what shareholder support helps move money

  • Are there natural points at which operators migrate to the capital markets?

Matthew Hare
Chief Executive , Zzoomm
Wouter Koning
Director, Project Finance, ABN AMRO
Steffen Leiwesmeier
Head of Strategic Treasury, Deutsche GigaNetz
Moderator
David Watson
Senior Underwriter PRCB, AXA XL

  • Which data centre revenue streams have generally aligned with financing models? Have any underperformed?

  • How has the customer base for data operators (colocation, hyperscale, wholesale, telecom) evolved?

  • Has there been a profound shift in the investor base looking at European data centres? Is there room for greater convergence with US norms?

  • To what extent can consolidation and improved debt market terms continue to drive refinancing activity?

Eelco Holst
VP Corporate Finance, EdgeConnex
Steve Wright
Interim CEO, 4D Data Centres
Pauline Fiastre
Director, Infravia
Robert Gutman
SVP Capital Markets and Investor Relations, Compass Data Centers
Moderator
Maisie Clarke
Reporter, Proximo

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Tom Nelthorpe
Contributing Editor, TXF

  • Positioning digital infrastructure on the spectrum of return expectations, risk profiles and horizons

  • How and where LPs want to gain exposure to digital

  • How fluid are the boundaries between VC-type, PE-type and infrastructure-type investments?

  • Is Europe in need of more options regarding investment vehicles (along the lines of those in the US?)

  • What benefits could there be from consolidation plays, especially cross-border?

  • What does the debt landscape look for in 2022 for the very largest financial sponsors?

Aurelien Roelens
Investment Director & ESG Coordinator, Cube Infrastructure
Elie Nammar
Partner & Senior Director , Vauban Infrastructure Partners
Vincent Gerritsen
Head of UK and Europe, Morrison & Co
Simon Brugger
Investment Director, Golding Capital Partners
Moderator
Nico Grove
Managing Director, Kawikani GmbH & Co. KG

  • How responsive have bank lenders been to the capital requirements of ambitious operators?

  • What metrics matter most to lenders, and are they the right ones?

  • Which regulatory and market structures give rise to the most questions?

  • What lenders like to see in business plans, and what shareholder support helps move money

  • Are there natural points at which operators migrate to the capital markets?

Matthew Hare
Chief Executive , Zzoomm
Wouter Koning
Director, Project Finance, ABN AMRO
Steffen Leiwesmeier
Head of Strategic Treasury, Deutsche GigaNetz
Moderator
David Watson
Senior Underwriter PRCB, AXA XL

  • Which data centre revenue streams have generally aligned with financing models? Have any underperformed?

  • How has the customer base for data operators (colocation, hyperscale, wholesale, telecom) evolved?

  • Has there been a profound shift in the investor base looking at European data centres? Is there room for greater convergence with US norms?

  • To what extent can consolidation and improved debt market terms continue to drive refinancing activity?

Eelco Holst
VP Corporate Finance, EdgeConnex
Steve Wright
Interim CEO, 4D Data Centres
Pauline Fiastre
Director, Infravia
Robert Gutman
SVP Capital Markets and Investor Relations, Compass Data Centers
Moderator
Maisie Clarke
Reporter, Proximo