M&A, towerco consolidation and maturation in sub-Saharan Africa

How the region’s tower industry is set to evolve

Read this article to learn:

  • Expectations for future tower divestments across Sub-Saharan Africa
  • How tier two MNO tower portfolios are most likely to be acquired
  • Driving factors behind 2016’s towerco consolidation and alternative exit strategies
  • Increasingly important points of negotiation in tower transactions
  • Towerco expectations for diversification of their business models

2016 saw the start of in-market towerco consolidation as well as the opening up of tier two MNO tower transactions; with MNO consolidation on the horizon, towerco shareholders looking to exit their investments and the rollout of 4G starting, Helios Towers Africa, Eaton Towers, Al Karama Towers and Citi explain how they expect the sub-Saharan…

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