On January 14, 2015, Zayo Group, LLC announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the operating units of Latisys Holdings, LLC, a data center company, for a price of $675 million. The acquisition will expand Zayo’s datacenter portfolio to 45 facilities within the U.S., France, and the United Kingdom. Latisys focuses on marketing to and serving approximately 1,100 predominantly medium to large enterprise customers with large storage, compute and data connectivity needs. Based in Boulder, Colo., Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) is a publicly traded company that provides comprehensive Bandwidth Infrastructure services in over 300 markets throughout the U.S. and Europe. Locke Lord LLP advised Latisys and Great Hill Partners in this transaction. The team consisted of Mike Newquist, Bob Baute, Karl Fryzel, David Rodgers, and Jim Rubens.
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