The portfolio company of Leeds Equity Partners, announced last week that it had completed the acquisition of the data center real estate market information provider. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Founded in 2014 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, DCH’s subscription-based platform provides teams with standardized, real-time information on data center real estate via its Hawk Insight, Hawk Search, and Hawk Hyperscale offerings. The company provides supply and demand trends covering all North American and European primary and secondary data center markets.
datacenterHawk will join Simplify Compliance under its CCMI brand, which develops and delivers telecom data solutions and resources for communications service providers and the enterprise market.
“The strategic addition of datacenterHawk to our telecommunication portfolio extends the reach of our existing fiber search tools deeper into the data center space and expands our international presence. The quality and accessibility of datacenterHawk’s offerings will improve decisions and efficiency for our customers,” said Dan Oswald, CEO of Simplify Compliance.
“We’re excited to be a part of the Simplify Compliance team. We care deeply about empowering people to make better data center decisions by providing accurate information through the datacenterHawk platform. This acquisition will accelerate our ability to enable clients in the data center market to make better, informed decisions over the long term. I look forward to leading the next phase of the datacenterHawk platform and am excited about what’s to come,” added David Liggitt, President of datacenterHawk.
Simplify Compliance provides businesses with the latest knowledge and regulatory information. CCMI provides telecoms data. datacenterHawk represents the seventh acquisition for Simplify Compliance since its formation in 2016. Leeds Equity Partners is a private equity firm dedicated investments in the education, training, and information services industries. Data Center Dynamics