Ruberg Taking Top Interxion Spot

David Ruberg, a partner with Baker Capital, next month will become CEO of Interxion, a Baker portfolio company that provides carrier-neutral data centers and managed services in Europe. Ruberg has been chairman of the Interxion supervisory board since 2003, and will be succeeded in that role by Baker Capital founder John Baker.

Baker Capital today announced that David Ruberg, one of its Partners, will become Chief Executive Officer of Interxion next month. Interxion is a majority owned Portfolio Company of Baker Capital and the leading provider of premium carrier-neutral data centers and managed services in Europe. Baker Capital has invested $100 million in the company since 2000. Mr. Ruberg has served as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Interxion since 2003. With Mr. Ruberg's appointment as Chief Executive, John Baker, Founder of Baker Capital will assume the role of Chairman of the Supervisory Board.

“The operating experience of our partners at Baker Capital has allowed us to provide our portfolio companies with strategic advice and experienced Board leadership,” said Mr. Baker. “As Chairman, David used his experience to help Interxion craft its growth strategy as the European leader in carrier-neutral data center and managed services. In his new role as Chief Executive of the company, we expect David to use his experience as a team and company builder to implement this growth strategy and further increase the value of our investment. Interxion serves the growing demand from companies that wish to securely house, connect, monitor and maintain their mission-critical IT equipment.”

“John and I have worked together for over 17 years investing in, advising and helping to build promising growth companies,” said Mr. Ruberg. “I am excited about the enormous potential of Interxion and look forward to working closely with John and my partners at Baker Capital to help this dynamic company fully capitalize on the growth opportunities available in the global data center and managed services business.”

Before joining Baker Capital, Mr. Ruberg was the Chairman and CEO of Intermedia Communications (a public, emerging telecom company with $1.2 billion in turnover) and the Chairman of Digex, Inc. (a public web hosting company with $200 million in turnover). He was deeply involved in positioning and building these companies as well as obtaining the financial resources to fund their development.

About Baker Capital

Founded in 1995, Baker Capital is a global private equity firm investing primarily in digital communications and media. It currently manages funds with $1.5 billion of commitments.

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About Interxion

Interxion is Europe's leading provider of carrier-neutral data centre and managed services. With 22 data centres across Europe, it has the largest data centre footprint and supports over 1,000 customers including enterprises, systems integrators, Internet Service Providers, hosting and telecommunications companies. In Interxion data centres customers have access to 15 major European Internet exchanges and 460 ISP/Carrier networks. Interxion data centres meet the most stringent industry requirements, offering highest level of security, 2n availability of power, and a multiple and cost effective choice of connectivity solutions. Interxion has unparalleled experience in designing, delivering and operating the ultra high power density solutions supporting blade server environments with up to 20 kW per rack.

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