Global Data Centre Group

(ASX:GDC)

Global Data Centres Securities
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Fund Overview

The Global Data Centre Group provides the opportunity to access a portfolio of investments in data centres that it believes should benefit from the strong growth in data driven by cloud, internet and IOT. It invests directly into data centre business and assets typically  by taking equity positions of between A$20-50M.

The underlying portfolio of data centres within the Group includes data centres in Asia Pacific that are exposed to Hyperscale cloud growth and regional/edge data centres in Europe and the Pacific.

Investment Objective

The primary objective of the Global Data Centre Group is to provide investors with exposure to medium to long term capital growth and some income from a portfolio of data centre businesses and assets.

Investment Approach

The fund will capitalise of 360 Capital Digital Management’s deep network and expertise to source data centre businesses and assets with a focus on operators with exposure to Hyperscale, Ecosystem and regional facilities

Fund Facts

14
Data Centre
Interests
Pure Data Centre
Exposure
Global Portfolio
Portfolio exposed to
Operating Data Centres
$164m
Gross Assets FY21
$82m
Capital Deployed FY21
3
New investments FY21
$3.7-4.0m
FY22 forecast EBITDA
FUND TYPE

Active ETF*

*pending successful application to list on the ASX
INCEPTION DATE

20 November 2020
INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO

11 Data Centre
Securities
UNDERLYING INVESTMENTS

600 Data Centres in
38 countries
INTRAD AY INDICATIVE NAV**

TBA
BUY SELL SPREAD

0.00% / 0.25%
MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION FEE

1.63%
DISTRIBUTIONS

6 monthly
BENCHMARK RETURN

10.0% p.a. (after fee and
expenses)
MIN INVESTMENT

$10,000
RESEARCH RATING

Independant Investment Research (IIR)
The fund is currently open to investment for wholesale / sophisticated investors only. For further information email investor.relations@360capital.com.au

Fund Investments

New Split of aset allocation at FY21.

Etix Everywhere

In December 2020 the Fund acquired the data centre operator Etix Everywhere for A$38.2m.

Etix Everywhere owns and operates 6 edge data centre businesses in France, Belgium and Colombia.

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Fujitsu Perth Data Centre

In September 2019 the Fund purchased a data centre in Malaga, Western Australia for A$37m.

The data centre is a purpose built, level 2 facility commissioned in 2010 with a gross leasable area of approximately 6,600 sqm. It is 100% leased to Fujitsu on a triple net lease.

AirTrunk

In September 2020 the Fund acquired a A$25m stake in the Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) consortium that owns 88% of Airtrunk.

Airtrunk is an Asia Pacific data centre operator with 6 data centre assets located in Sydney, Melbourne, Singapore, Hong Kong and Tokyo.

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Guam Data Centre

In July 2019 the Fund purchased a 37% interest for A$7.8m in Asia Connectivity Elements (ACE) which was undertaking the construction of a data centre in Guam.

The building is now complete and meets Tier III standards with initial/max capacity 59/260 racks and initial/max 0.8MW/1.5MW IT load. The facility is the first carrier neutral cable landing station and data centre in Piti, Guam.

Cash

The funds cash position as at 31st December 2020 was $19.7m

Global Data Centre Securities Fund (DATA)

In November 2020 the Fund acquired A$1.4m of units in the Global Data Centre Securities Fund (ASX:DATA).

The DATA Fund is an active ETF investing in data centre securities across the globe. It provides exposure to an underlying portfolio of over 600 data centres in 38 countries.

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Fund Timeline

  1. Acquired 18.5% interest a new data centre being constructed in Guam
  2. Purchased Fujitsu data centre in Perth for A$37m
  3. Fund Listed on ASX
  4. Bought A$25m stake in MIRA consortium that owns 88% of Airtrunk
  5. Successful completion of A$15.1m capital raising
  6. Acquired additional interest in Guam taking ownership to 34%
  7. Fund rebranded to Global Data Centre Group (ASX:GDC)
  8. Successful completion of $19.0m capital raising

Meet the Fund Managers

David Yuile
Founder and MD

David is the Managing Director of the Investment Manager and will be responsible for overall strategic direction of the Fund and the investment process. David has more than 25 years’ experience in listed, private equity and pension fund financed companies specialising in the telecommunications and data centre industries. Most recently he was CEO of data centre provider Metronode Group and prior to that, was the CEO of Nextgen and AAPT.

He has led more than $2.5bn worth of M&A including the sale of Metronode to Equinix for $1.035bn in April 2018 and Nextgen Networks to Vocus for $806m in 2016.

David Yuile
Managing Director

David is the Managing Director of the Investment Manager and will be responsible for overall strategic direction of the Fund and the investment process. David has more than 25 years’ experience in listed, private equity and pension fund financed companies specialising in the telecommunications and data centre industries. Most recently he was CEO of data centre provider, Metronode Group and prior to that, was the CEO of Nextgen and AAPT.

 

He has led more than $2.5bn worth of M & A including the sale of Metronode to Equinix for $1.035bn in April 2018 and Nextgen Networks to Vocus for $806m in 2016

John d’Almeida
Fund Manager
John is the Fund Manager and will be involved in the strategic direction, investment decisions and day to day management of the Fund. John has more than 28 years experience in the direct property and funds management industry both domestically and internationally, having had prior roles with CBRE, AMP Capital investors, Colonial First State, Qatri Diar (a subsidiary of Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund) and GPT.
This experience has been gained in various capacities including valuation, REIT analysis, funds management, development, research and portfolio strategy.  

John has a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Property with post graduate qualifications in finance and investment.

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Perfomance

31 August
PERFORMANCE
3 MONTHS
6 MONTHS
1 YEAR
SINCE INCEPTION (%P.A.)
Airlie Australian Share Fund
9.07%
1.34%
4.41%
6.43%
Benchmark**
6.04%
-4.48%
-5.08%
4.29%
Excess Return
3.03%
5.82%
9.49%
2.14%
**S&P/ASX 200 Accumulation Index
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Important information: Calculations are based on exit price with distributions reinvested, after ongoing fees and expenses but excluding individual tax, member fees and entry fees (if applicable). Inception date 1 June 2018.

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