Inmarsat Mergers and Acquisitions Summary


Inmarsat has acquired 2 companies of its own. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Inmarsat’s largest acquisition to date was in 2013, when it acquired Globe Wireless for $45M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2013, when it sold Energy Broadband Business - Inmarsat to RigNet for $25M. Inmarsat has acquired in 2 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include communications (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity3
    • M&A Buy Activity2
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2


Inmarsat Group Ltd.

99 City Road,
London, EC1Y 1AX
United Kingdom,
+44 20 7728 1000

Inmarsat is a global mobile satellite communications provider that owns and operates a diverse global portfolio of mobile telecommunications satellite networks, and holds a multi-layered, global spectrum portfolio, covering L-band, Ka-band, and S-band, enabling unparalleled breadth and diversity in the solutions it provides. Inmarsat's long-established global distribution network includes not only the world's leading channel partners but also its own strong direct retail capabilities, enabling end-to-end customer service assurance. The company has an unrivalled track record of operating reliable global mobile satellite telecommunications networks, sustaining business and mission critical safety and operational applications for more than 40 years. It is also a major driving force behind technological innovation in mobile satellite communications, sustaining its leadership through a substantial investment and a powerful network of technology and manufacturing partners. Inmarsat was formed in 1979 and is based in London.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $45M $45M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $25M $25M

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Globe Wireless LLC 2013-12-17 45M USD Add-on Acquisition
Palm Bay, Florida ·
Energy Broadband Business - Inmarsat Plc 2013-08-01 25M USD Divestiture
London, United Kingdom
Stratos Global Corp. 2009-04-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Bethesda, Maryland ·
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Communications 2 (100%) 45M (100%) 1 (100%) 25M (100%)
Total 2 $45M 1 $25M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 2 45M - -
  Maryland 1 - - -
  Florida 1 45M - -
United Kingdom - - 1 25M
Domestic - - 1 (100%) 25M (100%)
Cross-border 2 (100%) 45M (100%) - -
Total 2 $45M 1 $25M

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $45M
Largest Globe Wireless LLC
$45M (2013-12-17)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $25M
Largest Energy Broadband Business - Inmarsat Plc
$25M (2013-08-01)

M&A Connections

Acquired from
1 (50%)
Divested to
1 (100%)

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