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Rivada wins legal victory

Rivada Space Networks, based in Munich, has been facing something of a challenge lately from China and the threat from what are described as “hostile” interests over the frequencies formerly used by Kleo Connect and which Rivada is lawfully using for its mega-constellation of a total 600 satellites. Rivada has an order with Terran Orbital […]

September 22, 2023By Chris Forrester

Terran Orbital is raising more cash

Satellite builder Terran Orbital, flushed with the success after successfully seeing 10 of its satellites launched by SpaceX on September 2nd for the US Space Development Agency, is raising more cash. Terran Orbital, based in Boca Raton Florida, is to sell 23.2 million shares at $1.40 a share. The offering will close on September 21st. […]

September 19, 2023By Chris Forrester

SpaceX planning IPO?

A report on Fox News, citing comments “from SpaceX investors” says an IPO from Elon Musk’s Starlink broadband-by-satellite operation is expected “this year”. The comments are far from fanciful, and Musk has frequently commented about a likely IPO either for SpaceX itself or Starlink, but has always finished his comments by saying “but not yet”. […]

June 22, 2023By Chris Forrester

Eutelsat+OneWeb to list in London

Sunil Bharti Mittal, the Indian billionaire telecoms tycoon and executive chairman of OneWeb, which is in the process of merging with Paris-based Eutelsat, said a secondary listing in London was a plan “we will deliver”. “The benefit is that you have a varied investor base to address to, but this is more a requirement of […]

March 28, 2023By Chris Forrester

MBC intends going public

MBC Group, the Dubai and Riyadh-based pan-Arab broadcaster, will reportedly mount an IPO next year. Reports out of the Gulf say that MBC is working with investment bankers HSBC and JPMorgan Chase on the potential plan. At the moment, the amount to be raised and the structure of the float are unclear. Current ownership of […]

November 7, 2022By Chris Forrester

Broadpeak: “IPO a great success”

Broadpeak has declared its initial public offering (IPO) on Euronext Growth Paris was a “major success”. The streaming tech specialist hit its total gross transaction of €20 million. The offer oversubscribed 1.5 times with total demand of €28.3 million, including €25.1 million requested by institutional investors and €3.2 million requested by individual investors. The company […]

June 10, 2022

Musk: “Starlink IPO in 3-4 years”

Elon Musk says that he is unlikely to take his Starlink broadband-by-satellite system into public ownership for another three to four years. Musk emphasised, as he has previously, that the Starlink business needs to be “in a smooth sailing situation” with “good predictability” before it goes public. “I’m not sure exactly when that [IPO] is, […]

June 9, 2022By Chris Forrester

Broadpeak plans IPO

Video streaming software solutions provider Broadpeak has had its Registration Document approved by France’s stock market regulator, l’Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF). This approval marks the first step in Broadpeak’s planned IPO on the Euronext Growth market in Paris, which remains subject to market conditions and AMF approval of the relevant prospectus. “Since its creation, […]

May 4, 2022By Colin Mann

SpaceX readies 46 Starlinks; stock split

Elon Musk will be hoping for more luck with a launch of 46 of his Starlink broadband satellites today (February 21st) at 9.44am EST time. The last batch of Starlinks launched on February 3rd saw 40 totally destroyed by a geomagnetic storm. This latest launch on a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Space […]

February 21, 2022By Chris Forrester

SoftBank cancels Nvidia, Arm agreement

The planned purchase by Nvidia of software giant Arm Holdings from Japan’s SoftBank has been scrubbed. The financial community had for some time been doubtful that the deal would go ahead given that any combined semiconductor company was certain to face regulatory scrutiny. The cancellation also brings into question as to what SoftBank’s next move […]

February 8, 2022By Chris Forrester