Helios Towers
TypePublic
LSEHTWS
IndustryTelecommunications
Founded2009
HeadquartersLondon, UK
Key people
Samuel Jonah, KBE Chairman
Kash Pandya, CEO
RevenueIncrease $414.0 million (2020)[1]
Increase $56.3 million (2020)[1]
Increase $(36.7) million (2020)[1]
Websitewww.heliostowers.com/

Helios Towers is a UK-based telecommunications company. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.

History

The company was established in Mauritius with financial backing from George Soros, Millicom and Bharti Airtel in 2009.[2] After an aborted attempt at launching a public issue in 2018, it was the subject of an initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange in 2019.[3]

Operations

The company owns 7,000 mobile communications towers located in South Africa, Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Tanzania.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Annual Results 2020" (PDF). Helios Towers. Retrieved 11 March 2021.
  2. ^ "Soros in line for windfall from Helios Towers listing". The Times. 13 September 2019. Retrieved 4 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Helios Towers floats after second attempt". Proactive Investors. 18 October 2019. Retrieved 4 December 2019.
  4. ^ "Helios Towers tries again for a London listing". The Africa Report. 13 September 2019. Retrieved 4 December 2019.