BOCA RATON, Florida and ALEXANDRIA, Virginia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DigitalBridge Investment Management (“DigitalBridge”), the investment management arm of DigitalBridge Group, Inc., and Columbia Capital-affiliated funds have formed Xenith Infrastructure Group (“Xenith IG”), a new fiber platform serving hyperscalers, data center operators, carriers and enterprises in the Asia-Pacific region. Xenith IG’s initial assets include conduit and fiber assets in Singapore and Hong Kong, which it acquired from Superloop (ASX:SLC).
Xenith IG will be led by Clement Goh, who has been appointed Managing Director, effective August 1, 2022. Mr. Goh brings to Xenith IG over 20 years of experience in the digital infrastructure and technology industry in the Asia- Peaceful.
Mr. Goh said, “I am honored to serve as CEO of Xenith IG and look forward to working with the entire team to meet the growing demand for reliable, high-performance fiber connectivity as digitalization continues to grow in this region. DigitalBridge and Columbia Capital are world leaders in building digital infrastructure businesses, and I am delighted to partner with them to deliver dense, high-quality fiber optic networks that meet our customers’ current and future needs. .
“We believe Xenith IG is uniquely positioned to capitalize on the significant growth in network demand seen in Asia-Pacific,” said Justin Chang, Managing Director and Head of Asia at DigitalBridge. “We are also delighted to welcome Clément in his role as CEO. Clement brings a deep understanding of the connectivity and data center business in this region, and we look forward to working with him to build the Xenith IG platform into a leading fiber optic infrastructure provider in this region.
John Siegel, Partner at Columbia Capital, said, “Growth in data center capacity in Asia Pacific is creating significant demand for resilient fiber infrastructure. We look forward to working with Clement, a leading executive with significant expertise in regional data center and connectivity markets, to build a best-in-class infrastructure platform.
During his career, Mr. Goh has held executive and operating positions in several digital infrastructure and technology companies in the Asia-Pacific markets. He joins Xenith IG from ST Telemedia Global Data Centers (“STT GDC”), where he served as CEO for Southeast Asia and was responsible for leading the company’s growth initiatives in this region. region. Prior to STT GDC, Mr. Goh served as Equinix’s General Manager for South Asia, where he was responsible for the overall performance of Singapore’s IBX centers and the distribution partnership in Indonesia, in addition to playing a instrumental in setting up the Equinix sales office. in India. Earlier in his career, Mr. Goh held business development positions at Dell, Oracle and Hewlett Packard. Mr. Goh holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the National University of Singapore with concentrations in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and an MBA from the National University of Singapore and the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
About Digital Bridge
DigitalBridge (NYSE: DBRG) is one of the world’s leading digital infrastructure investment firms. With a legacy of more than 25 years of investing in and operating businesses across the digital ecosystem, including cell towers, data centers, fiber, small cells and edge infrastructure, l he DigitalBridge team manages a US$47 billion portfolio of digital infrastructure assets on behalf of its partners and shareholders. Based in Boca Raton, DigitalBridge has key offices in New York, Los Angeles, London and Singapore. For more information, visit www.digitalbridge.com.
About Columbia Capital
Columbia Capital is a leading venture capital firm, focused on partnering with top carriers to build companies in the digital infrastructure, enterprise computing and mobility sectors. Since its inception in 1989, Columbia Capital has invested in more than 175 companies in its areas of focus. To date, Columbia Capital has raised approximately US$5 billion in fund commitments. Columbia Capital is headquartered in Alexandria, VA, USA. For more information, visit www.colcap.com.
About Xenith IG
Xenith IG is a dark fiber network infrastructure owner and operator serving the APAC region. Hyperscalers, data center operators, content providers, carriers and enterprises rely on Xenith IG to deliver reliable, robust and high-bandwidth connectivity solutions. Xenith IG’s management consists of fiber optic connectivity professionals with a proven track record in building and maintaining large-scale data networks around the world. Learn more by visiting www.xenithig.com.
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