W&C advises IHS Towers on Centennial Towers acquisition
White & Case LLP has advised telecommunications infrastructure Company IHS Holding Limited on its acquisition of Centennial Towers’ Brazilian and Colombian tower operations
IHS Holding Limited (IHS Towers), one of the largest independent owners, operators and developers of shared telecommunications infrastructure in the world by tower count, has acquired Centennial Towers’ Brazilian and Colombian tower operations. The acquisition brings IHS an additional 602 towers in Brazil and 217 towers in Colombia, strengthening the company’s position in both markets.
Centennial Towers is an independent developer, owner and operator of wireless communications towers in Latin America, with current operations in Mexico consisting of approximately 800 towers.
This acquisition will further enhance IHS Towers’ customer offerings and ensure the company is well positioned to support the upcoming rollout of 5G by offering customers new locations for signal transmission and distribution, as well as supporting fiber deployment.
The White & Case team that advised on the transaction was led by partner Bill Parish and included counsel Fern Han and associates Luisa Muskus, Chris Hebert and Yuxi Wang (all in Houston), and included Madrid office counsel Julio Peralta (pictured).