China Tower: Unrivalled monopoly comes to market

Beijing is set to introduce private investors into the world’s largest telecom tower operator through its upcoming IPO in Hong Kong. Is this an opportunity investors should take?

China Tower: Unrivalled monopoly comes to market

Private capitalists generally welcome opportunities to invest in state-controlled industries because of the massive upside potential that can be realised through market-driven reforms.

In reality, however, many investors choose not to take these opportunities as they do not always translate into investment gains -- at least in the short-to-medium term.

It is a conundrum that will likely gnaw away at the minds of private investors as they are invited...

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