Global Investors Gather in Monaco to Assess Risk and Outlook for Datacenter, Cloud and Edge at Finvest Summit 2019

London/Monaco – May 09, 2019 – Global investors, financiers and analysts will meet this year at the Finvest Summit in Monaco to assess market outlook and sentiment for the vibrant datacenter, cloud and Edge sector.

The Finvest Summit is presented by BroadGroup’s Data Economy, the leading international technology business news and opinion website, magazine and broadcaster takes place on 5th June 2019 during the annual Datacloud Global Congress in Monaco. Data Economy will also announce the first ever Finvest accolades at the Datacloud Awards on the evening of June 4th.

With the heritage of a decade of producing the finance and investment forum, the inaugural summit is the first time global executives in financial, legal, real estate and professional advisory firms have met globally with a stellar academy of expert speakers to assess the risks and rewards in the rapidly expanding IT infrastructure sector.

Speakers include investors, private equity, hedge funds, pension funds, property specialists and bankers, as well as the IT infrastructure leadership of datacenter businesses, for networking and knowledge sharing in a an increasingly high value sector with deals totalling more than $100bn in M&As in recent years.

Some of the speakers include:

  • Avner Papouchado, CEO, ServerFarm
  • Eric Crabtree, Chief Investment Officer, IFC
  • Fernando Chueca, mD, Carlyle Europe Technology Partners
  • Guy Willner, Founder and CEO, IXcellerate
  • Hossein Fateh, Chairman & CEO, CloudHQ
  • Isaac Vaz, Director – Infrastructure Equity, Aviva Investors
  • Jeffrey Ferry, Director, Goldman Sachs
  • Jeffrey Krogh, Managing Director, BNP Paribas
  • Jonathan Schildkraut, EVP, Chief Strategy Officer, CyrusOne
  • Kemal Hawa, Partner & Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • Lance Crosby, CEO, Stackpath
  • Madonna Park, Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets
  • Marit Salte, CFO, Smedvig Family Office
  • Matthew Dent, CCO, Global Switch
  • Michael Tobin OBE, Industry Entrepeneur
  • Peter Marin, CEO, T5 Data Centers
  • Pierre Pozzo, Principal, Permira
  • Randy Brouckman, CEO, EdgeConneX
  • Rupert Robson, CEO, Torch Partners
  • Zachary Smith, CEO, Packet

The programme includes a wide range of timely and relevant topics, including digital infrastructure financing, edge investment, location hotspots, investment risk, M&A, and fund raising through private equity, institutional investment, mezzanine financing and bond markets.

“Finvest uniquely offers for the first time a global forum for investors in the rapidly expanding datacenter sector,” said João Marques Lima, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Data Economy. “

To learn more about the event and register to attend, visit the official website of the Finvest Summit here.


About Data Economy
Data Economy, launched in 2016, is part of publishing and events company Broadmedia Communications, now acquired by Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC a member of the FTSE 250 share index. Data Economy serves C-level executives in datacenter services companies, their investors, legal advisors and technology suppliers. Collectively this audience contributes to critical financial, infrastructure and business decisions that impact not only their businesses but thousands of enterprises across the globe and their customers. Data Economy publishes a daily newsletter, online and print, and produces videos and events. Visit the website at

Datacloud Global Congress
Datacloud Global Congress is the flagship event of BroadGroup’s global event portfolio and is a recognised beacon of high-quality content, offering thought leadership across the entire IT infrastructure ecosystem. The conference has performed a critical role as an international networking and deal making opportunity for key players across the sector. With a powerful agenda and set in the stunning backdrop of Monaco, it attracts senior executives in global datacenter, cloud and Edge players, their investors, financiers, and enterprise customers who do deals that influence outcomes for the next 12 months and beyond.

About BroadGroup
BroadGroup is an Information Media Technology and Professional Services company providing a value chain of consulting and research, publications, and preeminent conference brands including the annual Datacloud Global Congress focused on datacentre, cloud, Edge and IT infrastructure and investment, the owner of leading digital and printed content and news resource Data Economy.