AirTrunk’s new hyperscale data centre in Singapore


Norton Rose Fulbright has advised AirTrunk, a specialist in hyperscale data centres, on the development and financing of a 60+ megawatt (MW) hyperscale data centre in Singapore.

The debt financing was undertaken with three global financial institutions – Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and Natixis – with additional equity capital from AirTrunk’s founder and CEO, Robin Khuda, and shareholders, Goldman Sachs and TPG Sixth Street Partners.

AirTrunk Pte Ltd. develops and operates data centers. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Singapore.

Norton Rose Fulbright’s Australian and Singapore offices advised AirTrunk, which was also advised by independent financial adviser, Grant Samuel, and Rajah & Tann on property matters.

Norton Rose Fulbright team included Chris Patten (Picture, banking and finance), Shane Bilardi (partner, corporate M&A), Ka-Chi Cheung (special counsel, technology), Sarah Wilson (senior associate, corporate M&A), Louise Kelly (senior associate, banking and finance), Rebecca Ebzery (senior associate, construction and engineering) and John Azzopardi (associate, banking and finance). In Singapore, the team consisted of Yu-En Ong (head of Singapore and partner, banking and finance), Nicola Davies (partner, construction and engineering), Janelene Chen (of counsel, banking and finance), Darius Chan (of counsel, dispute resolution) and Kai Ye Ang (associate, banking and finance).

Involved fees earner: Kai Ye Ang – Norton Rose Fulbright; John Azzopardi – Norton Rose Fulbright; Shane Bilardi – Norton Rose Fulbright; Darius Chan – Norton Rose Fulbright; Janelene Chen – Norton Rose Fulbright; Ka-Chi Cheung – Norton Rose Fulbright; Nicola Davies – Norton Rose Fulbright; Rebecca Ebzery – Norton Rose Fulbright; Louise Kelly – Norton Rose Fulbright; Yu-En Ong – Norton Rose Fulbright; Chris Patten – Norton Rose Fulbright; Sarah Wilson – Norton Rose Fulbright;

Law Firms: Norton Rose Fulbright;

Clients: AirTrunk Pte Ltd. ;