Airtel Africa raises $1.25b from SoftBank, Temasek, others to pare debt

Bharti Airtel
A girl checks her mobile phone as she walks past the Bharti Airtel office building in Gurugram, previously known as Gurgaon, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India April 21, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/File Photo

Six global investors, including Warburg Pincus, Temasek, Singtel and SoftBank Group International, haf agreed to invest $1.25 billion through a primary equity issuance in Airtel Africa Ltd, the telecom company said in a statement today.

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