Philippines’ Globe sells telecoms towers for $340 million

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A logo of Globe Telecom is seen at a Globe service center in Edsa, Quezon City, metro Manila

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippines’ Globe Telecom Inc said on Tuesday it has signed a deal to sell more than a thousand telecoms towers for 20 billion pesos ($340 million) to fund expansion and pay off maturing debts.

In a disclosure, Globe said it will sell 1,350 towers located in central and southern Philippines, and will lease them back from Phil-Tower Consortium. Globe has so far sold a total of 7,059 towers, raising 91 billion pesos as it unloads passive assets.

($1 = 58.82 Philippine pesos)

(Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales; Editing by Kanupriya Kapoor)


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