TELECOMFINANCE REVEALS DEAL OF THE YEAR WINNERS
TelecomFinance has announced the three winners of the TelecomFinance Deal of the Year Awards.
The winners were selected by the global telecommunications title from a range of landmark transactions including M&A, IPOs, and debt deals, completed in 2012.
The presentation ceremony, now in its eighth year, took place during the ‘TelecomFinance Conference & Awards 2013’ in London.
The winners of Europe Deal of the Year, Middle East & Africa Deal of the Year and Global IPO of the Year include:
Europe Deal of the Year
American Tower’s €393m acquisition of KPN’s E-Plus towers in Germany
Middle East & Africa Deal of the Year
IHS US$284m acquisition of MTN’s Uganda and Cote d’Ivoire towers
Global IPO of the Year
Telefonica O2 Deutschland €1.45bn IPO of a 23% stake
Ben Bschor, TelecomFinance Editor, said: “2012 was another challenging year for telecoms operators and their advisers.
“Despite this, there have been some exciting developments throughout the year and we are pleased to announce our annual award winners, which seek to recognise the movers and shakers in the industry.
“Congratulations should also go to all entrants and the hard work that went into some large global telecom industry deals.”
The annual conference provides an opportunity for business leaders to network, discuss growth strategies and celebrate the achievements of key players in the telecom and finance industry.
For further details on this year’s conference, as it happened, please see the live-blog via the following link: http://www.showcase.press.net/
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