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CDC pledges $40m to Liquid Telecom for African digital transformation

UK development finance and impact investor, the CDC Group has announced an additional $40 million equity investment into Liquid Telecom.

16h | Natalie Bannerman



A movement, not a moment

21 October 2020 | Feature


Why don’t women apply?

21 October 2020 | Feature



Evaluating Opportunities in the Digital Infrastructure Space Post COVID

5 November at 2pm ET / 11am PT / 8pm CET How is the Digital Infrastructure space today preparing for a Post Covid environment? And how are investors evaluating opportunities in the sector? This Webinar will explore the challenges and opportunities that companies, operators and investors are seeing in the Digital Infrastructure space. In an increasingly competitive environment, the entire ecosystem needs to function properly in order for businesses, consumers and other end users to have reliable internet service and connectivity. This includes data center owners and operators, hyperscalers, Content Delivery Networks, Fiber Operators, Community Broadband Providers, Wireless Carriers and others that are making 5G and Edge Computing possible. What will you learn from this webinar? • Given the rapid consolidation and the increasing multiples in the sector, where do investors see opportunities for growth and returns? • How are the various infrastructure providers and wireless carrires working together to bring 5G to the masses in a cost-effective manner. And which 5G applications are likely to become most prevalent in the near future? • How are all the ecosystems working together to support the increased demand? INTRO Speaker: Sean Yajnik, Mergers & Acquisitions, Societe Generale PANEL Moderator: Richard Knowlton, Managing Director - Technology, Media and Telecom Finance, Societe Generale Panelists: 1. Ryan Thom, Investment Director, Antin Infrastructure Partners 2. Chris Moon, Managing Director, Digital Colony Credit 3. Joe Harar, Chief Financial Officer, EdgeConneX 4. Brett Lindsey, President and Chief Executive Officer, Everstream 5. Dagan T. Kasavana, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Phoenix Tower International 6. Valtin Gallani, Director, Societe Generale 7. Anton Moldan, Managing Director, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets

26 October 2020 | Antin Infrastructure Partners, Digital Colony Credit, EdgeConneX, Everstream, MIRA, Phoenix Tower International, Macquarie


Global Women in Telco & Tech Awards

22 October 2020 | Capacity Media


Combatting Microaggressions and Inequalities

22 October 2020 | Taylor Rae Almonte Fitness Instructor and Racial Justice Activist