CyrusOne - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

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CyrusOne M&A Summary

CyrusOne has acquired 5 companies of its own. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

CyrusOne’s largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired Sentinel Data Centers for $490M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2022, when it sold CyrusOne - Four Data Centers to DataBank for $670M. CyrusOne has acquired in 3 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (80%) and real estate (20%).

CyrusOne Ownership

Who owns CyrusOne?

CyrusOne is owned by Global Infrastructure Partners and KKR. It was acquired on November 15, 2021.

Is CyrusOne PE-backed?

Yes. CyrusOne is owned by private equity investors Global Infrastructure Partners and KKR.

Was CyrusOne formerly PE-backed?

Yes. CyrusOne was formerly owned by 2 private investors.

CyrusOne Business Overview

Where is CyrusOne headquartered?

CyrusOne is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

What is CyrusOne’s revenue?

CyrusOne disclosed revenue of 1,034M USD for 2020 and 981M USD for 2019.

How many employees does CyrusOne have?

CyrusOne has 441 employees.

What sector is CyrusOne in?

CyrusOne is an information technology company.

When was CyrusOne founded?

CyrusOne was founded in 2001.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity6
    • M&A Buy Activity5
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 5

CyrusOne

CyrusOne, Inc.

2850 N Harwood St., Suite 2200,
Dallas, Texas 75201
United States,
(855) 564-3198
www.cyrusone.com

CyrusOne is a premier global REIT specializing in design, construction, and operation of more than 50 high-performance data centers worldwide. The Company provides mission-critical facilities that ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for approximately 1,000 customers, including approximately 200 Fortune 1000 companies. CyrusOne was founded in 2001 and is based in Dallas, Texas.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $1.9B $1.9B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - 1 - - 1
vol $670M $670M
  6

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
CyrusOne - Four Data Centers 2022-01-19 670M USD Divestiture
Dallas, Texas
Zenium Technology Partners Ltd. 2017-12-21 442M USD Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.zeniumdatacenters.com
Zenium Data Centers 2017-12-21 442M USD Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.zeniumdatacenters.com
Sentinel Data Centers, LLC 2017-02-07 490M USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.sentineldatacenters.com
CME Group - Suburban Data Center 2016-03-15 130M USD Divestiture
Chicago, Illinois
Cervalis Holdings LLC 2015-04-28 400M USD Add-on Acquisition
Norwalk, Connecticut · www.cervalis.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Information Technology 4 (80%) 1.5B (77%) 1 (100%) 670M (100%)
Real Estate 1 (20%) 442M (23%) - -
Total 5 $1.9B 1 $670M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 1.0B 1 670M
  New York 1 490M - -
  Illinois 1 130M - -
  Connecticut 1 400M - -
  Texas - - 1 670M
United Kingdom 2 884M - -
Domestic 3 (60%) 1.0B (54%) 1 (100%) 670M (100%)
Cross-border 2 (40%) 884M (46%) - -
Total 5 $1.9B 1 $670M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Allen & Company
1
Morgan Stanley
1
Legal Deals
DLA Piper
2
Eversheds LLP
1
Sullivan & Cromwell
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 5 $1.9B
TOTAL $1.9B
Largest Sentinel Data Centers, LLC
$490M (2017-02-07)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $670M
TOTAL $670M
Largest CyrusOne - Four Data Centers
$670M (2022-01-19)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
40%
2 (40%)
Strategic(s)
20%
1 (20%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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