Selected Multi-Sectors Credentials

Telecoms, Media and Technology (TMT) Team

MFC was retained as Batelco’s preferred investment bank for their international expansion across the Middle East and Africa:

Acquisition of 20% of Sabafon for US$ 144m in Yemen

Bid for mobile license in Qatar

Bid for mobile license in Kuwait

Acquisition of a 40% stake in STel for US$ 225m in India

MFC assisted Zain as a financial advisors for several bids and acquisitions across Africa:

Acquisition of a global license in Mauritania

Acquisition of a global license in Senegal

Bid for the privatization of Sotelma in Mali

Acquisition of a mobile license in Rwanda

MFC assisted ArcelorMittal as a financial advisors for several bids and acquisitions across Africa:

Financial advisor for a US$ 2.2bn Integrated Mining Project in Senegal

Financial advisor for a US$ 1bn JV in Mauritania

Financial advisor for tentative acquisition in Guinea

MFC has enjoyed a preferred investment banking relationship with Atlantique Telecom:

– Financial advisory for $50 m debt financing from Islamic Development Bank

– Sale of 6 mobile operators to AT

MFC assisted Etisalat as a financial advisors for several landmark transactions across the Africa, Middle East and Asia:

– Acquisition of KSA mobile license for Etisalat for $3.2 billion

– Financial advisory to Mobily (Etisalat KSA) for a $1.5 billion Sukuk

– Financial advisory to Mobily for its IPO

– Financial advisory to Etisalat for its $5 billion acquisition of Pakistan Telecom

– Financial advisory to Etisalat for its acquisition of 50% of AT

MFC assisted the Government of Iran as a financial advisors for several strategic sales:

– advised GOI on sale of second mobile license to MTN for $3 billion

– advised GOI on sale of third mobile license for $5 billion