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Steve Wallage to address Finance and Investment Forum for Data Centre Asia

Asia Data Center Market Outlook and Investment Focus of Conference in Hong Kong

Finance & Investment Forum
Conrad Hotel, Hong Kong, 12 November 2015

As operators, investors and financiers assess the next phase of development and growth for data centers, hosting and cloud in the Asia region, International consulting firm BroadGroup will be providing current trends, forecasts, challenges and future outlook at the Finance and Investment Forum for Data Centers which takes place in Hong Kong on 12 November. 

The events sponsors include Digital Realty, Chayora, MDeC and WiredRE, and the event is supported by HK Invest.


This year the conference will be addressed by Steve Wallage, managing director of BroadGroup Consulting, the leading provider of commercial due diligence services internationally. The firm has advised both owner and investor side clients across projects ranging from pre-investment, M&A, commercial due diligence, IPO and post acquisition strategy specialising in data center, hosting and cloud businesses worldwide.

“It has been a very exciting year for the sector, with much increased activity,” commented Steve Wallage, managing director, BroadGroup Consulting.  “One of the fascinating elements has been the influx of monies into Europe from Asia, continued investment in China, and interest in emerging markets such as Vietnam, Myanmar and Africa. We are also now seeing sellers looking to understand the best exit route and the optimal timing on valuations, with the number of potential buyers increasing as growing numbers of funds show interest in the sector.”


Speakers announced include Daniel Abrahams, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director, Superloop (Australia), William Barney, CEO, Globalcloudxchange, Reynaldo R. Huergas, President, IP Converge Data Services Inc (Philippines), Hon Charles Mok, JP, Legislative Councillor (Information Technology), HKSAR, Kok-Chye Ong, Head of Investments, Data Centre, Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation (Singapore), Daniel Newman, CFO, GDS Services and GDS Infrastructure, Everett Thompson, CEO, WiredRE, Steve Wallage, Managing Director, BroadGroup Consulting and other distinguished speakers.

Asia’s premier forum for the leadership of data center, hosting and cloud businesses and investors returns for the third year to Hong Kong. It continues to offer a unique platform for expert opinion and provides global market developments and forecasts. You are invited to join the annual marketplace for the leadership of publicly quoted and private data center, hosting and cloud businesses to network and engage with investors.

Register before 12 November 2015 for discounted price
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With the Asia region now reaching an exciting stage in the development of data centers, opportunities for investment in this fast growing sector are increasing. The Finance and Investment Forum Asia hosted once again in Hong Kong is attended by experts from private equity firms, investors, funds, publicly quoted and private companies engaged in the data center, hosting and cloud sector, property specialists and legal counsel.

Why attend?
Outstanding speakers from around Asia will share their knowledge about the future of data center, cloud and hosting. Check out the agenda here.
++ exceptional networking, a hallmark of the FIF events will be at its best with the leadership of operator businesses, investors and financiers from across the region attending
+++ Considered to be the “best place to take the temperature of the industry,” FIF offers several critical advantages to all attendees including
- exposure to key investors (providing often difficult or rare opportunities for many companies across the sector) - 30% of attendees are typically investors
- exposure to key influencers (such as the key players to support fund raising or an IPO)
- high level analysis of the market for datacentre and cloud assets, company valuations and investor experience

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