The high demand for finance to build data centres is making the sector increasingly appealing as institutional investors deepen their commitment with develop-and-own models.
Already on the rise pre-Covid, investments into data centre assets in Asia have accelerated in the past year, fuelled by interest from investors across the spectrum.
AsianInvestor eyes ways in which technology could transform investing in the coming decade. Our last two areas consider tokenising private assets and creating investment data hubs.
A new piece of research by the Urban Land Institute and PwC says global investors are keen to pour more funds into the region, due to its economic strength and good demographics.
Regional asset owners are eager to invest more funds into data centre-focused funds. Several specialist managers are launching new vehicles to take advantage.
The sovereign wealth fund has committed several hundred million dollars to Gaw Capital’s first data centre investment platform, underscoring its appetite to enter new markets in Asia.