Telecom Finance by Ms. Katy Hunt
14 December 2017
- Acquisition creates the Largest Independent Tower Company in the Andean Region
- Combined portfolio offers 34,150 wireless locations in Chile, Colombia and Peru
- Daniel Seiner named CEO of Andean Tower Partners
BOCA RATON, FL – December 14, 2017 – Andean Tower Partners (“ATP”), an owner and operator of wireless communication infrastructure in the Andean Region, today announced the acquisition of Torres Unidas (“TU”) from Berkshire Partners. This acquisition adds 1,644 sites to ATP’s portfolio of digital communication infrastructure assets, making it the largest privately-owned tower company in the Andean Region. ATP now owns over 2,150 sites, and manages more than 32,000 master leased sites and 13 small cell networks deployments. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.
Marks the First Ever Asset Backed Securitization of a Portfolio of Mexican Tower Assets
BOCA RATON, FL – October 18, 2017 – Digital Bridge Holdings, LLC today announced that, its portfolio company, Mexico Tower Partners, LLC (“MTP”) successfully issued a MX$2.124bn peso tower securitization in Mexico’s capital markets. The notes were issued at a five year fixed rate of 9.01%.
Telecom Finance by Ms. Katy Hunt
29 September, 2017
US communications infrastructure company Digital Bridge expects to announce its first fibre-specific investment by the end of the year, on the heels of the appointment of former Wilcon CEO Jon DeLuca to lead strategy in the space.
“As we look at the digital infrastructure sector, all roads lead to fibre”, Digital Bridge CEO Marc Ganzi said in an interview with TelecomFinance, noting that all pieces require fibre as networks broadly converge.
BOCA RATON, FL and NEW YORK, NY – September 28, 2017 – Digital Bridge Holdings, LLC, a global communications infrastructure platform, today announced that Jon DeLuca has joined the leadership team as a Managing Director and Operating Partner. DeLuca will be responsible for executing the firm’s investments in global fiber networks and businesses, leading a dedicated fiber team based at Digital Bridge’s office in New York.
September 2017, AGL
By J. Sharpe Smith
Marc Ganzi and the team at Digital Bridge do not spend time thinking about how the mobile infrastructure business was conducted in the past. And, they suggest that you shouldn’t, either.
By Arianna Neri, August 29, 2017
Digital Bridge: an evolutionary tale of the convergence of towers, small cells, data centres and fibre
From: Data Center Frontier
BY August 3, 2017
The coming shift to next-generation 5G wireless will require the deployment of tens of thousands of antennas, including macro-cell towers, small cells and distributed antenna systems.
DataBank, Ltd., a Digital Bridge portfolio company and leading provider of business solutions for data center, cloud, interconnectivity, and managed services announced today that Raul Martynek has been named Chief Executive Officer, replacing Tim Moore, who will be retiring from the Company at the end of the month.
From Wireless Estimator
April 6, 2017
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai today announced that members and leaders of the Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA) were selected to serve on the Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC), a new federal advisory committee charged with exploring ways to accelerate deployment of high-speed Internet access nationwide and to close the digital divide.