EchoStar Acquisitions and Exits, 6 Deals Between 2007 and 2019
communications Company

EchoStar has acquired 4 companies. It has also divested 2 assets.

EchoStar’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Hughes Communications for $2.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2019, when it sold EchoStar - BSS Business to DISH Network for $800M. EchoStar has acquired in 2 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include communications (50%) and internet software and services (25%).

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EchoStar Corp.

100 Inverness Terrace East,
Englewood, Colorado 80112
United States,
(303) 706-4000

EchoStar Corp. is a provider of satellite operations and video delivery solutions. EchoStar's wholly-owned subsidiary, Hughes, provides satellite broadband services, delivers network technologies and manages services for enterprise and government customers for customers around world. EchoStar was formed in 2007 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $2.4B $2.4B
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - - 1 - 1 2
vol $800M $800M

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Largest Hughes Communications, Inc.
$2.0B (2011-02-14)
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Largest EchoStar Corp. - BSS Business
$800M (2019-05-20)

Communications M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the communications sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 194 communications companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 12 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic communications acquirer over the past 3 years is Satellite Solutions Worldwide Group, with 7 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the communications sector over the past 3 years is EQT Holdings AB with 5 platform acquisitions.

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