DLA Piper advises Equinix on the acquisition of the Kleyer 90 Carrier Hotel

DLA Piper has been advising Equinix, a supplier of data centre services, on the acquisition of the Kleyer 90 Carrier Hotel in Frankfurt. The seller is a private investor from Berlin.

Last year, Equinix acquired the German competitor ancotel, a European provider of network-neutral colocation and interconnection services.

The team from DLA Piper under the management of partner Dr Christoph Papenheim (corporate, Frankfurt) included partners Martin Heinsius (tax, Frankfurt), Dr Jan Dreyer (antitrust, Cologne) and counsels Sven-Oliver Friedrich (corporate, Frankfurt), Prof Dr Fabian Hinrichs (real estate, Frankfurt) and Prof Dr Falko Tappen (tax, Frankfurt).