TMT Finance Africa in Lagos 2016 event announced in partnership with IHS Towers

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TMT Finance, the global telecom investment news and events provider, and IHS Towers, the largest mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Africa, Europe and the Middle East, have announced the launch of the inaugural TMT Finance Africa in Lagos, Nigeria conference on September 20, 2016. http://www.tmtfinance.com/lagos

“We are delighted to partner with TMT Finance for this event which will bring key telecom, media and technology focused international institutions and investors to Lagos,” - IHS Towers Co-founder and IHS Nigeria CEO Mohamad Darwish

TMT Finance, the global telecom investment news and events provider, and IHS Towers, the largest mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Africa, Europe and the Middle East, have announced the launch of the inaugural TMT Finance Africa in Lagos, Nigeria conference on September 20, 2016. http://www.tmtfinance.com/lagos

The conference will gather key leadership from telecom, media and technology companies, global and regional financial institutions, government representatives, investors, professional and legal advisers to assess the best opportunities for co-investment and partnership across the Africa.

“We are delighted to partner with TMT Finance for this event which will bring key telecom, media and technology focused international institutions and investors to Lagos,” said IHS Towers Co-founder and IHS Nigeria CEO Mohamad Darwish. “Nigeria, being Africa’s largest economy, has always been a large hub for investments into Africa, and this Lagos event is proof of this continued phenomenon. As telecommunications, media and technology continue to converge, sustaining investment in development is critical to the sector. We hope that this conference will create a valuable platform for all players in the region to contribute to an exchange of ideas.”

“We are excited to have the opportunity to partner with IHS, and bring the conference series and our global network of industry and finance executives to Lagos for the first time,” said Dominic Lowndes, Managing Director of TMT Finance. “Lagos has become a critical hub for investment in telecoms infrastructure and services across Africa and the event will assess some of the most exciting opportunities for partnership and investment worldwide.”

Over 50 key speakers will be announced for the event, including leading regional telecom and tech CEOs, CFOs and Strategy Heads, Regulators, Policy Makers, Global and Regional Heads of leading financial institutions, investors and advisers. The agenda will feature a series of Leadership Panels, Peer to Peer Round Tables, Keynotes and Breakout Networking session.

Key session themes announced include: Telecom Leadership Africa: Broadband Infrastructure Investment; Digital Africa; Mobile Infrastructure Strategies; Mergers and Acquisitions; Private Equity Africa Roundtable; Regulation and Policy; Financing Telecoms; Broadband Infrastructure; Investing in Mobile Data and Services; Mobile Banking, Fintech and M-Health; and Media and Convergence.

“We are inviting companies and representatives from across the region, as well as global players, to participate and we encourage local players to contact us if they would like to take part,” said Lowndes. “We will announce the first round of key speakers in May.”
TMT Finance events provide a unique platform for facilitating dialogue between leading industry executives and the global financial and advisory community. Speakers and delegates are telecom, technology and infrastructure CEOs, CFOs, CSOs, MDs and Heads of M&A, investment banking heads, private equity investors, government representatives, regulators and specialist legal and strategic advisers and thought leaders.

For more information go to http://www.tmtfinance.com/lagos

For sponsorship or speaking opportunities, contact enquiries(at)tmtfinance(dot)com

Register at http://www.tmtfinance.com/lagos/register

http://www.tmtfinance.com/lagos

About IHS Holding Limited

IHS is the largest mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Founded in 2001, IHS provides services across the full tower value chain – colocation on owned towers, deployment and managed services. Today IHS owns over 23,300 towers in Nigeria, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Zambia and Rwanda.

For more information, visit: http://www.ihstowers.com

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