From the first round of capital raising to bonds, IPOs and business model diversification
How finance and investment continues to evolve in the African tower industry
With new towercos forming in the African market, IPO activity ramping up amongst the continent’s bigger players and new business models being proposed as the telecoms sector matures, TowerXchange invited three investors and Helios Towers to join a discussion examining finance and investment trends and appetites in the African tower industry. We summarise the key talking points in this article.
This year’s panelists
Standard Bank is the largest bank in Africa offering a diverse set of products from finance to advisory through to capital markets. The bank has been very active in the tower sector across the continent and provide debt from their own balance sheet ranging from mezzanine financing to senior debt.