Firm Advises on Acquisition of TierPoint Parent company Cequel Data Centers

June 10, 2014

Willkie represents investor consortium, which included RedBird Capital Partners, The Stephens Group, and Jordan/Zalaznick Advisers, Inc., in the transaction.

On June 10, a consortium of private equity and financial investors, together with management, announced the acquisition of Cequel Data Centers, LLC, the parent company of TierPoint, LLC. Willkie advised the investor consortium, which included RedBird Capital Partners, The Stephens Group, and Jordan/Zalaznick Advisers, Inc. TierPoint is a leading data center business in North America that manages nearly 140,000 square feet of raised floor data center space. TierPoint today offers colocation, managed services, and cloud computing through six WAN-connected data centers in Dallas, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Spokane, Seattle, and Baltimore.

The deal was handled partners Russell Leaf, Jordan Messinger, Hillel Jacobson, Henry Cohn, Jeffrey Goldfarb and David Drewes; of counsel William Thomas; associates Del Ladd, Tristan Freeman, Andrew Shapiro, Isabel Araujo, Robert Larimore, Annise Maguire, Kathryn Crowe, Amir Ghavi, Daniel Bumpus and Joshua Parker.