DigitalBridge names new managing director

06 October 2021 | Melanie Mingas

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Peter Hopper has taken on the role of managing director of DigitalBridge.

Hopper, who previously co-founded and served as CEO of industry-focused investment bank DH Capital, brings more than 20 years of experience to the new role.

In this new role, he will work alongside the existing investment team with a focus on strategic assets in the data centre and fibre segments of digital infrastructure, as well as lend his expertise to provide ongoing support for existing investments in the DigitalBridge portfolio.

“I am pleased to welcome a talented professional of Peter’s calibre to the DigitalBridge team,” said Marc Ganzi, President and Chief Executive Officer of DigitalBridge. “Having worked with Peter for the last two decades, I can say with great certainty he is one of the most experienced dealmakers in the digital infrastructure environment today; he will be an incredible addition to our industry-leading family as we execute our fully digital strategy.”

DigitalBridge has had a fast-paced year to date. In addition to its June rebrand the company has acquired PCCW's data centres, launched EdgePoint Infrastructure and for the second quarter it posted revenues of US$237 million. The team manages a $35 billion portfolio of digital infrastructure assets on behalf of its limited partners and shareholders.

Hopper said: “I have admired the DigitalBridge team and their long-term vision and history of execution creating the leading investment platform in digital infrastructure.

“I am thrilled to join Marc and the exceptional team at DigitalBridge at such an exciting time as the Company completes its digital rotation and look forward to leveraging my experience and network to identify new opportunities.”