Government of the Union of Comoros Privatization of Comores Telecom

The GoC represented by the Ministry of Economy and Finance, is privatizing Comores Télécom, its national telecommunication company.

December 7, 2012

Request for Expressions of Interest

The Government of the Union of Comoros (“GoC”), represented by the Ministry of Economy and Finance, is privatizing Comores Télécom («CT »), its national telecommunication company. CT will undergo a restructuring of its activities via the transfer of its primary assets to a new legal entity (“Newco”) and 51% of the shares of the Newco will be sold to a strategic equity investor, or a group of strategic equity investors. The other shareholders will be GoC (34%), and CT’s employees (15%).

The strategic investor(s) will be selected through an international competitive bidding process.

Interested investors are invited to submit their Expression of Interest (“EoI”), which should include a presentation of their organization and a letter of motivation.

EoIs should be submitted in French or in English, clearly marked with “EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR THE PRIVATIZATION OF COMORES TELECOM”, and sent by electronic mail to the contact people designated hereafter:

Ministry of Economy and Finance
Mr. Oubeidi Mze Chei
Permanent Secretary
Economic and Financial Reforms Unit Moroni, Union of Comores [email protected]

International Finance Corporation, IFC
Mrs. Ramatou Magagi Project Leader Washington DC, USA [email protected]