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Safanad Supports CentralColo Affiliate to Acquire 200,000-Square Foot Data Center in Northern Virginia

Represents Safanad’s second data center investment

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/– Safanad Limited (“Safanad”), a global principal investment firm, is pleased to announce it has acquired its second data center operation in partnership with Industry Capital.

Responding to increasing demand for critical data center capacity in key geographic locations, CentralColo Holdings (“CentralColo”) announced that it […]

January 31st, 2017|

HC-One Acquires Helen McArdle Care in Next Step of Transformation

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — HC-One has today 10th January announced the acquisition of Helen McArdle Care with 20 high-quality care homes (1,343 beds) from family-owned HMC Group joining the HC-One business. In November 2014 HC-One was acquired by Formation Capital, Safanad and Court Cavendish in a £477m deal that brought new investment.

The deal will […]

January 11th, 2017|

Safanad Establishes Suburban Office Investment Platform Through Landmark USD 1.3 Billion Transaction

NEW YORK, Oct 6th, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Safanad Limited (“Safanad”) a global principal investment firm, in a strategic partnership with Workspace Property Trust (“WPT”), a real estate investment firm led by long-term successful industry veterans Thomas Rizk and Roger Thomas, and Square Mile Capital, a diversified real estate investment firm, announced today that it has acquired […]

October 6th, 2016|

Safanad Completes Investment in CentralColo

NEW YORK, Aug. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Safanad Limited (“Safanad”), a global principal investment firm, is pleased to announce that an affiliate has made an investment in CentralColo Holdings LLC (“CentralColo” or the “Company”).

CentralColo is an operator of data centers offering both retail and wholesale services to a global client base. CentralColo’s first facility is […]

August 4th, 2016|

China’s burden on business

Dr. John Rutledge, Safanad’s Chief Investment Officer and regular CNBC contributor, was a guest on CNBC’s ‘Power Lunch’ on 1st August. During the segment, John discusses why it’s so difficult for US businesses to succeed in China.

August 3rd, 2016|

The business climate in China

John Rutledge, Safanad’s Chief Investment Strategist and regular CNBC contributor, appeared on CNBC’s ‘Closing Bell’ on 17th June. During this segment John discusses doing business in China in the light of Beijing ruling against Apple in a patent case around the iPhone 6.

June 19th, 2016|

Safanad Completes Acquisition of Rimstock

(New York, NY – June 9, 2016) – Safanad, a global principal investment firm, is pleased to announce that an affiliate has acquired a controlling interest in Rimstock Plc (“Rimstock” or the “Company”).

Rimstock is the leading manufacturer of cast and forged aluminum automotive wheels in the United Kingdom for the automotive aftermarket and original equipment […]

June 9th, 2016|

Safanad and Formation Capital Acquire Assisted Living Facilities from Agape Senior

Safanad and Formation Capital Acquire Assisted Living Facilities from Agape Senior

NEW YORK, March 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Safanad, and its industry partner in the senior care investment platform, Formation Capital, have completed the acquisition of 9 Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) in the state of South Carolina for $128.6 million.

Agape Senior is one of the largest […]

March 18th, 2016|

Mindset of Chinese government

Dr. John Rutledge, Safanad’s Chief Investment Strategist and regular CNBC contributor, was a guest on CNBC’s ‘Squawk on the Street’ on 17th February. During the segment, John shared his insights on the Chinese government and their control over capital spending.

February 18th, 2016|

China is a capital outflow story

John Rutledge, Safanad’s Chief Investment Strategist and regular CNBC contributor, co-hosted an in-depth China Special on CNBC on 18th January, where he shared his perspective on the current turmoil in the Chinese markets.

January 20th, 2016|