According to the bank website, "Liquid Telecommunications Holdings Limited (Liquid or the “Company”) is the leading pan-African provider of wholesale voice, wholesale data and internet protocol (IP) services. The company has invited IFC to: (i) participate in its new bond offering to up to US$150 million (the Bond), and (ii) provide up to US$100 million (ZAR equivalent) of an IFC A Loan (Term Loan) (subject to a maximum of US$200 million across the two products), to fully refinance the company’s existing Eurobond and revolving credit facilities (the “Project”).Since its establishment in 2004, Liquid has anchored the development of the broadband market in Africa with its presence across the region. Liquid operates its own fiber optic and wireless networks in South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Botswana, DRC, Zambia, South Sudan and Zimbabwe, with further commercial presence in Nigeria, Mauritius, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. They also have a point of presence in Mozambique. Liquid has built Africa’s largest independent fiber network, approaching 73,000 km, and operates state-of-the-art data centers in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Nairobi, with a combined potential 19,000 square meters of rack space and 80 MW of power."
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