Helios Towers is supported by a diverse set of investors experienced with the specific challenges of working in Africa. We don’t just have solid investors; we have the right investors for Africa. With their combined capital and knowledge, we are prepared for success and continued expansion in the coming years.
Helios Investment Partners
Helios Investment Partners is an Africa-focused private investment firm led and managed by a predominantly African team. Helios builds market leaders in core economic sectors; its portfolio companies operate in over 30 countries in all regions of the continent. The firm has played a pioneering role in the development of the African telecoms infrastructure industry, launching in 2006 the continent’s first independent company devoted to building and operating towers.
Albright Capital Management LLC
Albright Capital Management LLC, chaired by former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, is a US-registered investment advisory firm that manages medium- and long-term risk capital for institutional investors. Albright Capital combines best practices from private equity and structured credit to create customized solutions and provide ongoing support for a select group of middle market companies operating across emerging markets.
RIT Capital Partners plc
RIT Capital Partners plc, chaired by Lord Rothschild, is an investment trust, listed on the London Stock Exchange with a widely diversified portfolio.
Quantum Strategic Partners (QSP)
Quantum Strategic Partners (QSP) is a private investment vehicle, managed by Soros Fund Management LLC, focused upon long duration investments exclusively for the benefit of certain family clients. QSP focuses globally on investments in several strategies, including capital-intensive start-ups, buyouts, and growth equity transactions.
The International Finance Corporation
The International Finance Corporation is a member of the World Bank Group and provides investments and advisory services to build the private sector in developing countries.
Millicom International Cellular SA is an international telecommunications and media company. It offers a wide range of digital services to more than 63 million customers primarily under the Tigo brand in fourteen markets in Africa and Latin America.
Bharti Airtel Limited is an Indian global telecommunications services company based in New Delhi, India. It operates in 18 countries across South Asia and Africa. Airtel provides GSM, 3G and 4G LTE mobile services, fixed line broadband and voice services depending upon the country of operation.