NEW YORK, December 06, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) assigns preliminary ratings to the Series 2021-1 notes issued by Cologix Data Centers US Issuer, LLC and Cologix Data Centers US Co-Issuer, LLC ("Cologix 2021-1"), a data center securitization. The transaction represents Cologix US, Inc.’s first securitization and will consist of three fixed rate term notes, Class A-2, Class B, and Class C Notes and a variable funding note, Class A-1 Note.
The notes will be secured by 17 data centers. This includes fee simple ownership interests in six (53.1% of net operating income) multi-customer enterprise data centers located in four markets and leasehold interests in 11 (46.9% of net operating income) multi-customer enterprise data centers located in four markets. The 17 data centers are comprised of approximately 299,600 square feet of data center space and can provide approximately 36,638 kilowatts of critical load power to customers. The tenants include total of 1,064 unique customers subject to 12,155 billing items.
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