Vantage Data Centers acquires Hypertec

On Nov. 20, Vantage Data Centers (“Vantage”) announced its acquisition of the hyperscale data center business from Hypertec in Montreal. Hypertec is a global technology provider that offers a wide range of cutting-edge infrastructure technology products and services. Its 49MW campus includes 25MW across two existing facilities and 24MW of expansion capacity, and expands Vantage’s total footprint in the Province of Quebec to 81MW of IT capacity across three campuses. Vantage powers, cools, protects and connects the technology of the world’s well-known hyperscalers, cloud providers and large enterprises.

Developing and operating across six markets in North America and six markets in Europe, Vantage has evolved data center design in innovative ways to deliver dramatic gains in reliability, efficiency and sustainability in flexible environments that can scale as quickly as the market demands.

Shalini Sharma and Carol Harper acted as in-house counsel for Vantage.

Miller Thomson LLP advised Vantage with respect to this transaction with a team led by
Y. Ken Chun (corporate/M&A),

and which included, among others,
Jay Sernoskie,
Michael Caruso,
Grégory Morin-Maltais,
 Erin Elias,
Carol Bai (corporate/M&A),
Chantal Joubert (real estate),
Gary Rosen,
Audrey Boiteau (labour and employment),
Kim Ozubko (pensions and benefits),
Alexandre Ajami,
Tai Nahm (intellectual property/information technology),
Eric Dufour,

Reema Mahbubani (competition),
Adina Georgescu,

Alexandre Macbeth (municipal tax),
Andrew Etcovitch,
Marie-Hélène Tremblay (tax),
Francis Trifiro,
Kevin Plowman,
Jean-Charles Panzini (financial services),
Ellen Kim,
and Kayla Sommerville (articling students).

BCF Business Law acted for Hypertec in the sale of its data center and colocation services operations to Vantage Data Centers with a team led by
Gino Martel (M&A),
Sabrina Brosseau-Malo (M&A),
Alex Thivierge Côté (M&A),
Marc-André Godard (tax),
and Sébastien Savage (real estate).

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP advised Hypertec as tax counsel with a team which included
John Lennard.