Innova Capital Partners

Innova Capital Partners, LLC (Innova) and a subsidiary of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) have announced a joint venture to support the development of telecommunication assets throughout the Republic of Colombia. The joint venture will provide financing to Golden Comunicaciones, SAS (Golden), a Colombian mobile infrastructure designer and developer, for the construction of cell phone towers in the region. Golden is a member of the Innova Latin American Development Program.“We have built our platform by finding talented industry focused teams such as Golden, and we are pleased to add a financing provider like GS to help us achieve our plans to expand mobile infrastructure throughout the region,” said Mukesh Prasad, Managing Partner of Innova. Patricia Rodriguez, Innova’s head of Latin American Development added, “Colombia presents a unique opportunity for growth in the telecom sector, among other industries, and we look forward to developing additional opportunities in the region.”

“Golden offers our wireless customers a significant footprint of high quality tower assets across Colombia,” said Herman Torres, Chief Executive Officer of Golden. “Today, the investment made by Goldman Sachs and Innova will enable us to reduce the digital divide that exists in our country and undoubtedly will enable us to improve our current network infrastructure.”

About Innova Capital Partners

Innova is a global developer and investor with a focus on energy and infrastructure investments. Innova invests in projects and companies at various stages of their development cycle. www.innovacapitalpartners.com

About Golden Comunicaciones

Golden, based in Bogotá, Colombia, was formed in 2013 by veteran professionals with extensive experience in the development, design, construction and operation of telecommunication infrastructure. The company owns and operates towers and other wireless infrastructure and related sites in Colombia with the aim of providing comprehensive and innovative solutions to the telecommunications industry. Golden’s mission is to be a premier site provider to wireless operators across the markets it covers. (http://www.golden-c.com/)