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Steve Howden

Steve Howden

Steve Howden

M&A, Investments and Strategy Director

As M&A, Investments and Strategy Director, Steve is responsible for managing IHS’s growth strategy, executing M&A transactions, related equity and debt financings, as well as other strategic initiatives. He joined IHS in 2013 and since then has executed over $5 billion of capital raisings and 13 transactions. His role is to help develop and execute IHS’s long-term growth strategy.

Steve has over 12 years of corporate finance experience and has completed more than 16 African tower transactions and 12 financings. Previously he was a member of the Ernst & Young M&A department and in the Corporate Restructuring team at Ernst & Young and Andersen. 

Steve is a Chartered Accountant who trained at Ernst & Young in London and has a BSc in Business Administration from the University of Bath in the UK.