Manila: New firm Digital Halo launches with plans for 70MW facility in Manila

Jan 13, 2023 | Posted by MadalineDunn

Arch Capital has announced that it is launching a new platform to invest in digital infrastructure in the APAC region. Digital Halo (DH), will reportedly invest in, develop, and operate digital infrastructure assets, including data centers, fiber, and towers, as well as renewable power. Further to this, it is planning a data center in Manila, the Philippines.

The proposal thus far indicates that the company will manage and own a 70 MW data center campus to be built on a 3.75-hectare freehold land parcel in Cainta.

Speaking about the addition, co-founder and Arch president Charles Cosgrove, said: "From our home in Singapore, I see a bright and compelling future for Digital Halo'sHalo's highly focused strategy on key regional markets and customers. We are in the right place at the right time."

Meanwhile, co-founder Kai Goh, added: "I am excited to build Digital Halo from the ground up with a talented team. With our effort as well as the trust and support of our customers, investors, and partners, we look forward to making Digital Halo a Singapore success story."

Richard Yue, founder and CEO of Arch Capital, commented that the digital infrastructure sector in Asia is among the "fastest growing markets in the world," with demand outpacing supply and the company is "delighted to welcome the Digital Halo team, who bring exceptional and unparalleled expertise and experience in telecommunication and data centers to the platform."