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Legal & General partners with Goldacre for UK data centre deal

Legal & General Capital (“Legal & General”) announces that it has invested in The Kao Data Campus (“Kao”), a state-of-the-art £230m data centre development servicing the London to Cambridge corridor. Kao was named in honour of Nobel Prize winning physicist Sir Charles Kao, who pioneered the use of fibre optics at the site of Kao’s first data campus development.

11 Feb 2019

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Kao data centre

From its first 35.2MW data campus in the London to Cambridge corridor, Kao serves hyperscalers and enterprise customers across the largest data centre market and technology cluster in Europe. Kao’s business model leverages best-in-class design to achieve market leading efficiency, strong resilience and excellent connectivity, whilst also retaining flexibility for customer specification requirements. Kao’s location will provide a hub for connectivity routes from Dublin to Amsterdam.  This substantial investment from Legal & General will allow Kao to capitalise on emerging opportunities both in terms of industry and geography.

Kerrigan Procter, CEO of Legal & General Capital "With a focus on creating thriving cities, Legal & General looks to make investments that are focused on creating sustainable communities with good employment opportunities, high quality and varied housing in a digitally-connected and clean environment..."

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Harriet De Beaufort Suchlick

Harriet de Beaufort-Suchlick

Head of Corporate Communications

Legal & General Capital