The formation of Telefónica’s Telxius, and what it means for the global tower industry

Motivations behind the carve out of Telefónica’s Spanish towers and what their transaction history suggests about future activities

Read this article to learn:

  • Details on the creation of Telxius - Telefónica’s newly formed Spanish infrastructure business
  • The history of Telefónica tower transactions in Europe and CALA
  • Estimations on a potential valuation of Telefónica’s 11,500 Spanish towers
  • Current thinking on whether a sale or IPO would be the most likely outcome
  • The potential for a carve out and sale or listing Telefónica towers in other markets

By Laura Dinnewell, Head of EMEA, TowerXchange NEWS UPDATE On 10 February 2016, Telefónica announced the creation of Telxius a new global company which will bring together a selection of the group’s infrastructure assets. A number of newly created companies (including Wireless Towers) are scheduled to be integrated into Telxius over the coming months. Alberto…

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