Intelsat - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

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Intelsat M&A Summary

Intelsat has acquired 3 companies of its own, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Intelsat’s largest acquisition to date was in 2005, when it acquired PanAmSat for $3.2B. Intelsat has acquired in 2 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include communications (50%) and media (50%).

Intelsat Ownership

Who owns Intelsat?

Intelsat is owned by SES S.A.. It was acquired on April 30, 2024.

Was Intelsat formerly PE-backed?

Yes. Intelsat was formerly owned by 8 private investors.

Intelsat Business Overview

Where is Intelsat headquartered?

Intelsat is headquartered in Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

What sector is Intelsat in?

Intelsat is a communications company.

When was Intelsat founded?

Intelsat was founded in 1965.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity2
    • M&A Buy Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 7

Intelsat

Intelsat SA

4 rue Albert Borschette ,
Luxembourg, L-1246
Luxembourg,
+352 27 84 1600
www.intelsat.com

Intelsat is a provider of fixed satellite services worldwide, delivering advanced transmission access for information and entertainment to some of the world’s leading media and network companies, multi-national corporations, internet service providers and governmental agencies. Intelsat was formed in 1965 and is based in Luxembourg.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 1 1 - - - - 2
vol $3.2B $400M $3.6B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  2

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Gogo, Inc. - Commercial Aviation Business 2020-08-31 400M USD Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois
PanAmSat Corp. 2005-08-30 3.2B USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Communications 1 (50%) 400M (11%) - -
Media 1 (50%) 3.2B (89%) - -
Total 2 $3.6B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 2 3.6B - -
  New York 1 3.2B - -
  Illinois 1 400M - -
Total 2 $3.6B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
PJT Partners, Inc.
1
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
1
Alvarez & Marsal
1
Legal Deals
Milbank LLP
1
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
1
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $3.2B
$100M to $1B 1 $400M
TOTAL $3.6B
Largest PanAmSat Corp.
$3.2B (2005-08-30)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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