About the Company
Digital Realty Trust, Inc. is a REIT headquartered in San Francisco, California, United States. It was incorporated in 2004 by GI Partners, a leading middle-market private equity firm. Digital Realty Trust, Inc. invests in data centres that are carrier-neutral, wherein it owns, acquires, develops and operates data centres. It also offers peering and colocation services to customers across a range of industries. Its business operations span across several industries such as cloud and IT services, manufacturing, energy, communications and social networking, consumer products as well as financial services.
Alongside its domestic operations, the company also has an international presence in Canada and Australia, as well as countries in Asia, Latin America and Europe. Digital Realty Trust shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol DLR. DLR stocks are also components of the S&P 500 index. Investors who are interested in buying DLR shares can check all the necessary details pertaining to the company on this page.
Over the years, Digital Realty Trust has acquired several companies and properties, thus expanding its business. In 2006, DLR purchased a property worth $175 million in Phoenix, Arizona. It acquired three data centres located in Connecticut and Massachusetts in 2010 for $375 million. In 2012, it bought-off two data centres, one in Atlanta and the other in San Francisco, for $63 million and $85 million, respectively. This chain of acquisitions continued, and a major merger took place in 2015 when DLR acquired the Telx Group for $1.886 billion. Subsequently, in 2016 it purchased eight data centres in Europe for $874 million and acquired DuPont Fabros Technology for $7.8 billion in 2017. Adding on to its list of key mergers, DLR acquired Ascenty, which operated eight data centres in Brazil at that time, for $1.8 billion in 2018. Intending to create the frontrunning global provider of data centres, interconnection solutions as well as colocation, DLR acquired Interxion, a European data centre provider, for $8.4 billion in 2019.
As of 2020, DLR owns over 280 data centres across six continents and in over 20 countries. It ranked 948th on Forbes list of Global 2000 companies.;
|Organisation||Digital Realty Trust Inc|
|HeadQuarters||San Francisco, CA|