US private equity giant Blackstone eyes €800m deal for Irish data centre company

The US investment fund is in talks to buy Winthrop Technologies, the data centre developer founded by businessman Barry English

Winthrop Technologies recorded sales of more than €1bn last year

Blackstone, the US private equity giant, is in talks to acquire Winthrop technologies, the Irish data centre company founded and controlled by businessman Barry English.

The New York-based fund is said to be negotiating with the Irish company for a deal that values Winthrop Technologies at in excess of €800 million, according to a report by Sky News.

Founded in 2000, Winthrop Technologies provides turnkey data centre solutions to major tech companies and cloud infrastructure ...