Advestra advises Green on its CHF 480 million refinancing
Advestra has advised InfraVia III Green and its Swiss subsidiaries Green Group, Green Datacenter and green.ch in connection with their comprehensive CHF 480 million refinancing with a banking syndicate led by Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank and ING Bank N.V. The funds will enable Green to accelerate its development strategy and to fund the next phase of its growth journey.
Green is the leading provider of data center services and solutions in Switzerland. The company is owned by InfraVia Capital Partners, an European private equity firm based in Paris and specialized in infrastructure and technology investments who advised the company on the arrangement and execution of the refinancing. The leading Swiss data center operator is increasing its investment in Switzerland and is planning further developments to help hyperscale companies and enterprises with the rising demand for secure and energy-efficient data centers.
Advestra has acted as legal advisor to InfraVia and Green. The team included partner Alexander von Jeinsen (pictured), Annina Hammer and Levy Corba (all finance), as well as Céline Martin (tax).
Niederer Kraft Frey has also advised Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (agent, underwriter and mandated lead arranger), ING Bank N.V. (underwriter and mandated lead arranger), Credit Suisse Switzerland (lead arranger) and the syndicate on the refinancing of Green’s existing credit facilities agreement. The team was led by partner Adrian Koller, working with partner Philip Spoerlé, junior associates Carlotta Ulmer and Alexander Züger (all m&a/finance) as well as partner Markus Kronauer (tax).