Jiri Choteborsky
Managing Director, Standard Bank

Speaker Profile

•Jiří has led a wide range of transactions in the Telecoms and Media sector spanning M&A, mezzanine and corporate financings in Africa, Eastern Europe and Asia as well as M&A deals in East Africa and various DCM and ECM pitches and transactions for a number of key private equity players across the African continent. 

•Telecoms projects include tower financings in Tanzania, DRC and Ghana, the USD 600m inaugural bond issue for Helios Towers Africa, a holdco PIK instrument for a leading tower company, advisory work for a tower company IPO, advisory work on the sale of a telecoms enterprise solutions business in Africa, project financing for a mobile operator in the Middle East, mezzanine and corporate financing for a mobile operator in Cambodia and corporate financings and bespoke structured transactions in the telecoms sector in Angola, Kenya, Namibia and Zambia. 

•Jiří has also been involved in projects in the fintech (equity raise and IPO advisory) and data centre sectors (equity raise advisory).

•Jiří has been responsible for a wide range of transactions in the media sector including advisory services in respect of raising equity for an East African pay-TV operator, the acquisition of outdoor advertising assets, financing of out-of-home and classified advertising operators in Eastern Europe, financing of a pay-TV operator in the Middle East and project financing for a cable/satellite operator in Africa. Jiří has led projects in cinema financings in Russia and Angola.

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