Mubadala acquires minority stake in US-based Aligned Data Centers

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Mubadala invests in Aligned Data Centers
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Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), the Abu Dhabi sovereign investor, has invested in Aligned Data Centers (Aligned), a leading pan-Americas data center company headquartered in the US.

“With this investment, Mubadala will become a minority partner alongside majority partners managed by Macquarie Asset Management,” as per the statement.

The investment is part of Mubadala’s rapidly expanding global digital infrastructure portfolio headed by its Executive Director, Mr. Mounir Barakat. The Aligned investment builds on Mubadala’s growing digital infrastructure presence in the US.

Khaled Abdulla Al Qubaisi
Khaled Abdulla Al Qubaisi
CEO – Real Estate & Infrastructure Investments

“Mubadala is pleased to invest in Aligned, one of the fastest-growing and dynamic data center providers in the Americas. Our investment will support Aligned’s rapid expansion, further reinforcing the company’s position as a preferred partner in the Pan-American data center market. In addition to Aligned’s continued business growth, we are further excited by its AI-ready status, making it strategically positioned to support infrastructure requirements for a broad set of AI, ML, and DL services. We look forward to working with Aligned’s talented management and employees to deliver essential digital infrastructure across the Americas.”

Mr. Andrew Schaap, Chief Executive Officer at Aligned, said that, “We are excited to partner with the Mubadala team in support of Aligned’s continued growth trajectory and expanding data center platform, as well as a collective focus on building a more sustainable future through innovative, efficient infrastructure.”

“This investment is a testament to our world-class data center solutions, high-caliber teams, and ability to quickly address the growing capacity demands and requirements of our loyal hyper-scale and enterprise customers across the Americas,” Mr. Schaap further added.

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