[HONG KONG] An unsexy corner of the investment world is getting a little racier. The infrastructure and real estate investment arm of Macquarie is in advanced talks to buy data-centre company AirTrunk for over A$3 billion (S$2.78 billion), Bloomberg reported last week. Growing data consumption is fuelling demand for storage warehouses, especially in the Asia-Pacific. It's the latest way technology is turning a humdrum thing into a hot bet.
Infrastructure investors catch the tech bug