A closer look at the relatively low risk, proven growth Central American tower markets

Flurry of transactions as capital attracted to US$ rents and stable growth trajectory

Read this article to learn:

  • The structure of the tower markets of Central America
  • Summary of key stakeholders and transactions
  • Why it will be difficult to complete more sale and leasebacks in Central America
  • Is the Caribbean tower market investible?

A flurry of recent transactions, both towerco-on-towerco consolidations and sale and leasebacks, combined with healthy organic growth for SBA Communications, Torrecom, Phoenix Tower International and Telesites, have driven towerco penetration in Central America from 34% two years ago to 42% today. Independent towercos now own 5,100 of the 12,050 towers in Central America, compared to…

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