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KKR, Equinix Among Suitors for $11 Billion Global Switch

  • Blackstone and DigitalBridge have also shown early interest
  • Sale would follow aborted Hong Kong IPO for data center firm
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Buyout firms Blackstone Inc. and KKR & Co. are among suitors weighing bids for data center company Global Switch Holdings Ltd., as the battle for digital infrastructure assets heats up, according to people familiar with the matter.

Data center investor DigitalBridge Group and operators Digital Realty Trust Inc. and Equinix Inc. have also expressed preliminary interest in London-based Global Switch, the people said, asking not to be identified discussing confidential information.