By Edison Angulo, Marketing Manager at Platform.
Platform, the investor forum for data centre, digital, metaverse and energy infrastructure will host a meeting in Antibes, France 15-16 September to discuss the next phase of asset financing and M&A.
Over the past two years, Platform Markets Group, has assessed that private equity firms, funds and Alt specialists have accrued a significant share of ownership of data centre facilities globally.
Platform believes that further growth opportunities include emerging markets, edge computing and metaverse, storage and compute in space as well as the technologies they enable.
“Emerging markets will feature prominently in the programme especially in looking at Africa and the Middle East,” commented Gregory Gerot, Managing Director of Platform Markets Group. “The opportunities opening up aligned with new cable deployment around the continent and region will accelerate growth in many local economies and generate increased demand across digital.”
Created and developed by people with a reputation for trust in delivering premium events with a high quality of service ethic, Platform offers a new and unique annual destination for investors, buyers, sellers and customers across the digital infrastructure fabric to network, trade and invest.
Covering multi-billion dollar funds, data centre platform valuations, M&A, emerging markets, critical trends, special focus on France and Germany markets, tier II locations and site selection, Metaverse and Edge, ESG and investment, ROI and the diversity of management board, ROI roadmap for data center carbon emission mitigation the forum seeks to assess digital asset classes and the opportunity and risk they represent.
Platform will for the first time in some years bring together investors with the strategic and financial leadership of colocation players, enterprises, hyperscales, professional intermediaries and solutions providers.
The event will be hosted in the town of Antibes/Juan-les-Pins on the edge of the Mediterranean, 23km from the facilities of Nice International Airport.
The forum is supported by sponsors and partners including Networks Europe.