AMT’s / GTP: We’re More Skeptical than Ever

AMT’s $4.8 billion acquisition of Global Tower Partners is astoundingly expensive – the 2014 EBITDA multiple appears to be about 19x. AMT expects that its net leverage ratio will be 5.8x after the acquisition. Management says that they expect to rapidly de-lever afterward. We question how rapidly… more

Cracking Façade: AMT’s Q2 2013 Results

AMT’s Q2 2013 results show the cracks in the façade of its international business, with international EBITDA flat for the past three quarters, and international operating profit margin down 470 bps from Q2 2012. Certain of the issues we detailed in our July 17th report are at least partly responsib… more