Sponsors

  • Linklaters
    Linklater’s global TMT sector team combines market-leading TMT lawyers with corporate/M&A, competition, data protection/information management, intellectual property, commercial and financial specialists who work together to deliver exceptional insight into the complexities of the commercial and regulatory TMT environment.Multinational telecommunications, media and technology clients rely on us for full-service legal advice in the areas of M&A, joint ventures, regulatory issues, asset protection, restructurings, information governance and major commercial contracts with customers and suppliers.
  • Investing Across the TMT Spectrum
    IFC channels investments toward private companies that bridge the digital divide by building modern communications infrastructure and information technology businesses. By making technology more widely available in developing countries, these investments give local populations access to the latest applications, systems, best practices & wider markets, accelerate GDP growth and increase productivity.
    Our TMT Clients: Our clients range from tech start-up firms to global mobile operators. For smaller firms we offer venture financing, encouraging private sector investment in markets traditionally considered too risky. For larger firms we offer debt, syndication and loan guarantees. IFC in TMT: 20+ Years experience making TMT investments in emerging markets; Arranged and provided $8.3 billion in financing to over 115 telecom and IT projects in developing countries; Global TMT investment team with offices in over 80 countries. IFC is: Largest multilateral source of private sector financing in emerging markets; Resources and know-how of a global development bank with the flexibility of a merchant bank; Promoter of environmental, social, and corporate governance standards; $50+ billion portfolio spread across 111 countries in over 2000 companies. Financial Products: Equity and Early Stage Equity; Quasi-Equity; Subordinated Debt; Risk Guarantees ; Revolving Credit Loans; Project and Corporate Loans; Syndications; Local Currency Financing. TMT Investment Areas: Telecoms; Satellite; Sub-Marine Cables; Wireless/Cellular; Fiber Backbones; Broadband; Towers; Managed Services; Media; Infrastructure; Applications ; Content; Technology; Information Security; Data Centers e/m Payment Systems; IT & IT Enabled Services; Hardware/Devices

Media partners

  • Developing Telecoms covers the transformation and empowerment of emerging markets through mobile telephony and broadband wireless internet access. Our mission is to keep stakeholders informed about opportunities and the technologies, products, services and processes delivering this unprecedented development. With 16,000+ monthly visitors and 26,000+ e-newsletter subscribers Developing Telecoms is a trusted source of information for executives in the communications sector in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. Our audience spans the decision making chain, from initial research and establishing use cases, through technical and operational evaluation, marketing and sales approval to final sign-off.