Digital Colony’s $4.05 Billion Digital Colony Partners Fund

Simpson Thacher represented Digital Colony in the formation and fundraising of Digital Colony Partners, LP.

Digital Colony Partners, LP. is the first-ever to be solely dedicated to the digital infrastructure sector, closed at $4.05 billion, exceeding its original $3 billion target.

Digital Colony Partners was launched in 2018 by Digital Bridge Holdings, LLC, a leading investor in and operator of companies enabling the next generation of mobile and internet connectivity, and Colony Capital, Inc., a leading global real estate and investment management firm. Digital Colony Partners has made investments in Andean Tower Partners, Digita Oy, a rapidly growing UK platform which is currently comprised of StrattoOpencell and iWireless Solutions, leading providers of in-building and outdoor small cell and DAS solutions and Peer 1.

The Simpson Thacher team representing Digital Colony included Parker Kelsey (Picture), James Hays, Doug Brown, Beth Bates, David Whelan, Nathaniel Bascom, Eddie Guers, Nick Brown and Oliver Sall (Funds); Drew Purcell, Brian Mendick (Tax); and Jeanne Annarumma (ERISA).

Involved fees earner: Jeanne Annarumma – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Nathaniel Bascom – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Bethany Bates – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Doug Brown – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Nicholas Brown – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Edward Guers – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; James Hays – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Parker Kelsey – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Brian Mendick – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Andrew Purcell – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Oliver Sall – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; David Whelan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: Digital Colony;