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Carlyle buys majority stake in CMC Networks

December 5, 2016

The Carlyle Group has agreed to buy a majority share in CMC Networks, a South Africa-headquartered provider of managed connectivity services for an undisclosed amount. The deal, which is subject to [more...]

Van Coller to head M&A at MTN

July 10, 2016

Stephen van Coller, who left Barclays last week, has been hired by MTN group to head up the wireless carrier’s M&A initiatives. The former head of Barclays’ commercial and investment banking [more...]

IHS agrees to acquire Helios Towers Nigeria

March 13, 2016

In what marks the first consolidation of mobile infrastructure companies in Africa, IHS Towers is acquiring a little over 1200 Towers located in Nigeria from Helios Towers Nigeria. Financial terms of [more...]

Top opportunities for Telecoms in Africa

January 31, 2016

Despite rapid growth over the last few years, the telecoms sector is only just now on the cusp of achieving its great potential. A look at the key trends and countries in which promise investors the [more...]