A new breed of European towerco

Insights into Cellnex’s towerco origins, how the deal was done and what’s next for this exciting European towerco

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  • How Cellnex’ tower origins (formerly as Abertis Telecom) in LatAm drove their European strategy
  • European regulations and their impact on tenancy ratios
  • The reasoning behind Abertis’ IPO of Cellnex
  • What events in the Italian market mean for competition

Abertis’ (referred to in this article as Cellnex following an IPO of Abertis’ tower business in May 2015) deal with Wind was announced formally in early March, during Mobile World Congress 2015. Amongst the hubbub of product launches and Silicon Valley celebrities, a deal for the acquisition of telecoms towers in Italy might not seem…

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