IHS Holding Limited Announces Intention to Access the International Bond Market with a New Dual Tranche Transaction

November 16, 2021, London: IHS Holding Limited (NYSE ticker: IHS US), one of the largest independent tower companies in the world, rated B (Stable) by S&P and BB- (Stable) by Fitch, has mandated Citi, Goldman Sachs Bank Europe SE, J.P. Morgan and Standard Chartered Bank to organize a Global Investor Call at 3:00pm UKT on Tuesday November 16th, 2021 along with a series of 1x1 fixed income investor meetings also commencing November 16th. A potential dual-tranche 5NC2 and 7NC3 Reg S / 144A USD benchmark Senior Notes offering will follow, subject to market conditions. IHS Netherlands HoldCo B.V. and the other guarantors which guarantee the existing $940 million 8.000% Senior Notes due 2027 are contemplated to guarantee the new notes. Citi is coordinating logistics.

Concurrently with this announcement, IHS has notified the trustee of its intention to call its existing $510 million 7.125% Senior Notes due 2025, conditional on the successful completion of the new issuance. Relevant stabilization regulations including FCA/ICMA apply.

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