The $187 million funding is led by Post Road Group and Bain Capital Credit to accelerate DC BLOX’s enterprise and cloud data center deployments in new markets.
DC BLOX, a leading provider of interconnected multi-tenant data centers that deliver the infrastructure and connectivity essential to power today’s digital business, secured $187 million in long-term financing from Post Road Group and Bain Capital Credit.
Jeff Uphues, CEO of DC BLOX, said: “This financing would have not been possible without the efforts of our team and represents a significant milestone for the company. The trust and partnership we have developed with the teams at Post Road Group and now with Bain Capital Credit are instrumental to our continued growth plans.”
Proceeds will be used to refinance DC BLOX’s existing credit facilities, add liquidity to DC BLOX’s balance sheet, and provide additional capital to fund continued investments in existing and new data center capacity.
Michael Bogdan, the Managing Partner of Post Road Group, said: “Post Road Group is excited to be a major investor in DC BLOX. We’ve worked extensively with their world-class management team for the past four years and enthusiastically support their strategy to bring superior data centers, connectivity, and storage infrastructure to growing Edge markets.”
DC BLOX is among the few data center operators who have received large investments to enable mid-market and Edge multi-tenant data center solutions. It builds new and state-of-the-art Tier III-designed data centers that are fully connected by a high-speed, low-latency private network throughout the Southeastern United States.
The new funding illustrates resounding trust in its strategic vision and leadership team implementing the Company’s business plan to build and expand high-quality, multi-tenant data center facilities.
Brian Hirschfeld, the Managing Director at Bain Capital Credit, said: “Edge computing, storage, and connectivity aggregation points are increasingly pushing outside of major metropolitan areas, and DC BLOX is well-positioned to capitalize on this expansion and deliver a state-of-the-art data center network to smaller markets. We look forward to the partnership with DC BLOX and to supporting the Company’s growth.”
DC BLOX has Tier III-designed data centers located in Atlanta, GA, Birmingham, AL, Chattanooga, TN, Huntsville, AL, and opening soon in Greenville, SC. Each data center is interconnected through a private and redundant carrier-grade mesh-network ecosystem providing customers access to cloud on-ramps, Internet access, and an array of network options delivering both core and edge connectivity solutions.