This London-based company acquires, builds and leases shared infrastructure services on tower sites to mobile operators, typically under 10-year agreements. It has more than 5,000 sites in Ghana, Uganda, Kenya, Burkina Faso and Niger. Owned by private equity firm Capital Group, in June it was reported its plans for a £1.5bn stock market float had been stalled due to market conditions.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank182
CompanyEaton Towers
ActivityTelecom towers owner
LocationCentral London
Sales £m164.8
Operating profit £m33.4
Main shareholders

Capital Group (>50%), management (<50%)

Staff193
Founded2008
Websitewww.eatontowers.com

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