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Helios Towers PLC

ISIN: GB00BJVQC708 | Ticker: HTWS | LEI: 213800DGC7GS4XCHCU30
Sector: IndustrialsSub-Industry: Construction & Engineering
Country: United Kingdom

About Helios Towers PLC

Company Description

Helios Towers PLC is a telecommunications company that provides infrastructure solutions to mobile network operators across emerging markets in Africa. Established in 2009, the company has become a leading provider of telecoms facilities to mobile network operators in Africa, owning and operating over 7,000 towers in five countries - Ghana, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo Brazzaville, and South Africa.

Helios Towers' mission is to provide reliable and efficient telecommunications infrastructure solutions to its clients, enabling them to provide better services to their customers. The company's towers are equipped with state-of-the-art technology that guarantees high-speed connectivity, which is a vital ingredient for unlocking the full potential of digital services such as internet connectivity, mobile money, and e-commerce.

Year founded


Served area

United Kingdom


10th Floor, 5 Merchant Square West, W2 1AS London – United Kingdom

Financial statements

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Line item in (usd) 01.01.2021 01.01.2022 01.01.2023
Assets N/A 1,932,600,000.00 2,144,400,000.00
Noncurrent Assets N/A 1,158,400,000.00 1,717,700,000.00
Property Plant And Equipment N/A 708,200,000.00 931,400,000.00
Noncurrent Derivative Financial Assets N/A 57,700,000.00 2,800,000.00
Current Assets N/A 774,200,000.00 426,700,000.00
Inventories N/A 10,500,000.00 14,600,000.00
Trade And Other Current Receivables N/A 191,500,000.00 246,800,000.00
Current Prepayments N/A 43,300,000.00 45,700,000.00
Cash and cash equivalents 428,700,000.00 528,900,000.00 119,600,000.00
Equity And Liabilities N/A 1,932,600,000.00 2,144,400,000.00
Equity 130,300,000.00 168,000,000.00 49,300,000.00
Issued Capital N/A 13,500,000.00 13,500,000.00
Retained Earnings N/A 153,300,000.00 -5,100,000.00
Share Premium N/A 105,600,000.00 105,600,000.00
Treasury Shares N/A 1,100,000.00 1,100,000.00
Other Reserves N/A -87,000,000.00 -87,000,000.00
Reserve Of Sharebased Payments N/A 19,600,000.00 23,200,000.00
Equity Attributable To Owners Of Parent N/A 168,000,000.00 8,300,000.00
Noncontrolling Interests N/A 0.00 41,000,000.00
Liabilities N/A 1,764,600,000.00 2,095,100,000.00
Noncurrent Liabilities N/A 1,481,300,000.00 1,796,400,000.00
Deferred Tax Liabilities N/A 39,700,000.00 50,100,000.00
Noncurrent Portion Of Other Noncurrent Borrowings N/A 1,292,700,000.00 1,551,700,000.00
Current Liabilities N/A 283,300,000.00 298,700,000.00
Trade And Other Current Payables N/A 247,500,000.00 244,700,000.00
Line item in (usd) 01.01.2021/
Revenue 449,100,000.00 560,700,000.00
Revenue From Interest 700,000.00 1,800,000.00
Other Gains Losses -28,000,000.00 -51,400,000.00
Profit Loss From Operating Activities 59,000,000.00 80,300,000.00
Finance Costs 151,100,000.00 193,200,000.00
Profit Loss Before Tax -119,400,000.00 -162,500,000.00
Income Tax Expense Continuing Operations 36,800,000.00 8,900,000.00
Profit (loss) -156,200,000.00 -171,400,000.00
Profit Loss Attributable To Owners Of Parent -156,200,000.00 -171,500,000.00
Profit Loss Attributable To Noncontrolling Interests 0.00 100,000.00
Line item in (usd) 01.01.2021 01.01.2022 01.01.2023
Profit (loss) N/A -156,200,000.00 -171,400,000.00
Adjustments For Finance Costs N/A 151,100,000.00 193,200,000.00
Adjustments For Decrease Increase In Inventories N/A -1,600,000.00 -3,300,000.00
Adjustments For Depreciation And Amortisation Expense N/A 159,800,000.00 178,500,000.00
Adjustments For Sharebased Payments N/A 2,000,000.00 4,500,000.00
Adjustments For Fair Value Gains Losses N/A 28,000,000.00 51,400,000.00
Cash Flows From Used In Operations N/A 195,900,000.00 193,200,000.00
Interest Paid Classified As Operating Activities N/A 111,700,000.00 121,800,000.00
Income Taxes Paid Refund Classified As Operating Activities N/A 48,300,000.00 20,300,000.00
Cash Flows From Used In Operating Activities N/A 35,900,000.00 51,100,000.00
Cash Flows Used In Obtaining Control Of Subsidiaries Or Other Businesses Classified As Investing Activities N/A 238,200,000.00 135,600,000.00
Proceeds From Sales Of Property Plant And Equipment Classified As Investing Activities N/A 500,000.00 100,000.00
Purchase Of Property Plant And Equipment Classified As Investing Activities N/A 168,500,000.00 244,400,000.00
Purchase Of Intangible Assets Classified As Investing Activities N/A 2,000,000.00 3,400,000.00
Interest Received Classified As Investing Activities N/A 600,000.00 1,800,000.00
Cash Flows From Used In Investing Activities N/A -407,600,000.00 -381,500,000.00
Proceeds From Issuing Shares N/A 109,300,000.00 0.00
Proceeds From Borrowings Classified As Financing Activities N/A 367,600,000.00 280,600,000.00
Repayments Of Borrowings Classified As Financing Activities N/A 0.00 341,000,000.00
Payments Of Lease Liabilities Classified As Financing Activities N/A 13,300,000.00 18,800,000.00
Cash Flows From Used In Financing Activities N/A 474,000,000.00 -74,600,000.00
Increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents before effect of exchange rate changes N/A 102,300,000.00 -405,000,000.00
Effect Of Exchange Rate Changes On Cash And Cash Equivalents N/A -2,100,000.00 -4,300,000.00
Cash and cash equivalents 428,700,000.00 528,900,000.00 119,600,000.00

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Short Interest

Current short interest

Position Holder Short Interest in Percent Date
GLG Partners LP 0.69% 19.07.23
GLG Partners LP 0.57% 27.09.23
Total 1.26%

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