Introduction to debt finance for emerging market towercos

How established and smaller towercos can access long term debt

Read this article to learn:

  • The established pool of lenders to African towercos, and evolution of similar pools for Asia and LatAm
  • How the expectations of private equity and debt investors are aligned, and where their interests conflict
  • A comparison of the terms offered by commercial lenders compared to DFIs
  • Advice for less established towercos seeking to raise finance

Norton Rose Fulbright is one of the first legal practices to observe the trend for the transfer of tower assets from MNOs to towercos in emerging markets, leveraging excellent relationships with the operators and banks contacts to secure many of the early mandates in African towers. More often found advising operators selling towers and lenders…

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