British International Investment

Bharti Airtel

AfricaAfricaCommunications & IT services

Bharti Airtel Africa (BAA) is one of the largest mobile operators in Africa, having acquired 15 country operations from mobile and data operator Zain, and subsequently adding operations in Rwanda and the Seychelles.

It is part of Bharti Airtel Limited, a New Delhi-based global telecomms company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, and the largest mobile network operator in India.

Across all markets, Bharti Airtel pursues a high-volume, low-price business model which benefits low-income consumers and expands the reach of mobile communications to underserved customer groups.

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $40.78m Communications & IT services December 2013 Exited

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