Toward the self-driving data center
Pankaj AgrawalPartner, Capitel
Pankaj is a partner at Capitel which is a specialist transaction advisory firm for transactions in Technology, Media and Telecoms. Capitel has supported clients with commercial due diligence and evaluation of more than
40 transactions in India, China, South Asia, Africa and Middle East with deal size of USD500 mn+ to USD4 bn. Their areas of focus include wireless towers, fiber, data centers and broadband.
In addition to advising on the recent $4bn sale Reliance Jio towers to Brookfield, they have recently been engaged in sell side advisory for Vodafone-Idea fiber, buy side due diligence for Vodafone-Idea data centers, a regional fiberco in India, STP towers in Indonesia and 5G investment planning for operators in Singapore, US and the Philippines. They are currently advising a global data center provider on deal structuring and valuation of their data center assets in India and have conducted workload level market forecasts and pricing analysis for major institutional and strategic investors for India in the past year.
Pankaj serves Capitel’s clients from its Singapore and New York offices and has been a judge at the Mobile World Congress Barcelona and a keynote speaker at major global events.