European data center firms are at a disadvantage to the US firms that have been purchasing them, because EU- and UK-based financiers have been shy of using innovative financing to raise the large sums of money needed for construction, according to financial experts in the sector.
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US Data Center Operators Have Financing Advantages Over EU Counterparts
Using a financing method called "securitization," US-based data center operators have been able to raise more money to finance growth than their European counterparts, who primarily rely on traditional bank financing.
Correction: June 10, 2020
Updated to correct a several slight inaccuracies that crept-in during the editing process.