Telefonica sells Telxius tower division to American Towers Corporation at record multiples for 7.7 billion euros

Madrid, January 13 2021. – Telefónica informs that, today, its subsidiary Telxius Telecom, S.A. (a company of the Telefónica Group minority-owned, directly or indirectly, by KKR and Pontegadea), has signed an agreement with American Tower Corporation (“ATC”) for the sale of its telecommunications towers division in Europe (Spain and Germany) and in Latin America (Brazil, Peru, Chile and Argentina), for an amount of [7.7 billion euros], payable in cash.

The agreement establishes the sale of a number of approximately [30,722] telecommunication tower sites and comprises two separate and independent transactions (on one hand, the Europe business and, on the other hand, the Latin American business), setting the respective closings once the corresponding regulatory authorizations have been obtained.