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YPOG advises Digital Transformation Capital Partners (DTCP) on the second closing of its digital infrastructure fund

Jens<br>Kretzschmann Jens
Kretzschmann
Andreas<br>Kortendick Andreas
Kortendick
Lennart<br>Lorenz Lennart
Lorenz

Martin<br>Braun Martin
Braun
Dr.  Christian<br>Joisten Dr. Christian
Joisten
Dr. Niklas<br>Ulrich Dr. Niklas
Ulrich
Michael<br>Blank Michael
Blank
David<br>Wittek David
Wittek

Berlin – A YPOG team led by Jens Kretzschmann provided comprehensive advice to DTCP on the second closing of its Digital Infrastructure Vehicle II (DIV II) fund. The fund was launched in June 2021 and has now reached its second closing at about €1 billion. The additional capital was provided by leading international institutional investors which complete the anchor investors Deutsche Telekom AG and Cellnex S.A.

DIV II has already committed €730 million in four transactions. The fund is one investor of Cellnex NL, the leading independent telecommunications tower company in the Netherlands, and has also invested with other leading investors in Open Dutch Fiber and E-Fiber, which collectively form the largest independent open access fiber network in the Netherlands. Recently, the fund signed its latest investment in a leading European data center company, which is expected to be completed shortly.

Advisors DTCP:

Jens Kretzschmann (Lead, Funds), Partner
Andreas Kortendick (Tax), Partner
Lennart Lorenz (Regulatory), Partner
Martin Braun (Funds, Tax), Associate
Dr. Christian Joisten (Tax), Associated Partner
Dr. Niklas Ulrich (Regulatory), Senior Associate
Michael Blank (Funds), Associate
David Wittek (Tax), Associate

About DTCP

DTCP is an independent investment management firm focused on digital transformation. DTCP Infra invests in fiber networks, mobile towers and data centers. DTCP Growth invests in leading cloud-based enterprise application software companies. The driving force behind the firm’s strategies is the belief that the convergence of networks, devices and the internet is creating more wealth, disrupting more businesses, and unleashing more innovation than any force in the history of technology. DTCP and its affiliates have offices in Hamburg, London, Luxembourg, San Francisco, Seoul and Tel Aviv.

 

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YPOG is a law firm specialized on tax and business law which is active in the core fields of Tax, Funds and Transactions. The team at YPOG represents a broad client base, which ranges from emerging technology companies and family-run SMEs to large corporations as well as private equity and venture capital funds. YPOG is one of the leading advisors for venture capital, private equity and fund structuring in Germany. The firm and its partners have been recognized nationally and internationally by JUVE, Best Lawyers, Legal 500, Focus and Chambers and Partners. Today, YPOG has more than 100 experienced lawyers and tax specialists and a notary, in three offices in Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne.