Helios Investment Partners, the top private investment company with an emphasis on Africa, and IXAfrica Data Centre Limited, a leading developer and operator of hyperscale-ready data centers in East Africa, have announced Helios’ intended $50 million growth capital investment into the Company to speed up the development of IXAfrica’s Nairobi campus.
The transaction is anticipated to close before the end of the year. Barring any unforeseen circumstances, including approval from Kenyan regulatory authorities.
Helios’ 18-year track record of developing rapidly expanding, multi-country, digital infrastructure platforms in Africa. The firm has a discernible impact on the region would immediately benefit IXAfrica.
Due to the environment that IXAfrica clients have created, internet content can be sent to all consumers with nearly low latency. Following IXAfrica’s partnership with LINX, its clients and partners will have access to approximately 1,000 networks worldwide. Establishing Nairobi as a significant regional internet center.