Convincing the money men: Digicel banks on growth

To achieve a valuation of $10 billion, Digicel must convince the markets it has moved beyond mere mobile phones to become a high-growth communications company.

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Ian Kehoe

5th July, 2015
Denis O’Brien: growth is crucial for Digicel Photo: Getty

How do you value the future? Market analysts say that Digicel, the telco controlled by tycoon Denis O’Brien, will achieve its targeted $10 billion valuation only by convincing investors that it has moved from mobile specialist to rounded communications company.

The company, which is finalising a stock market flotation in New York, must also outline areas of growth in key markets to achieve the figure, according to market sources.

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