Are African towers a bankable investment?

US$billions of capital needed as networks expand and towers change hands

Read this article to learn:

  • Why the African tower industry is attracting US$billions of investment
  • How investors evaluate the bankability of tower opportunities
  • Where investors see the risks in African towers
  • How towercos create value through tenancy ratios above two and by reducing opex

American Tower, Eaton Towers, Helios Towers Africa and IHS Africa, the ‘Big Four’ market leading towercos in Africa, are all well financed. All four have the credibility of having completed multiple tower transactions in Africa. But with tens of thousands of towers expected to come to market in Africa, it is clear that US$billions of…

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