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Germany’s ISAR planning IPO?

Munich-based Isar Aerospace, which specialises in small satellite launches, has modified its formal registration from a GmbH (‘Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung’, meaning ‘company with limited liability’) to an ‘SE’ (Societas Europaea) registered business. Rumours suggest the move could be a precursor to a move to an IPO. Isar Aerospace has raised significant funds over the […]

December 1, 2023

Musk denies IPO plan for Starlink

Elon Musk, speaking ahead of the November 19th Starship launch, denied a Bloomberg report that his rocket company SpaceX was discussing an initial public offering (IPO) for its satellite internet business, Starlink – perhaps as soon as 2024. Musk, posting on his social media platform X, specifically described the Bloomberg report as “false”. The report […]

November 20, 2023

Starship set for launch; SpaceX IPO

SpaceX’s giant Starship has received all the necessary approvals for launch on November 17th. The FAA, as well as the US Fish and Wildlife Service, issued their approvals on November 15th. The launch window opens at 0n 13.00 pm GMT on November 17th. The launch is insured for $500 million. The sum is reportedly the […]

November 16, 2023

Complaints over Terran Orbital’s strategy

Terran Orbital is busy building satellites including 600 for Rivada Networks, but a group of investors are concerned about the company’s depressed share price and demanding that the CEO Marc Bell be replaced – and the current role of CEO and Chairman be divided. The investors also want an urgent strategic review of the business. […]

October 16, 2023

Terran Orbital 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

IPO, Meta: ‘SVoD password-sharing illegal’

The UK’s Intellectual Property Office (IPO) and Meta have worked together to create guidance on avoiding piracy and counterfeit goods online. “Piracy is a major issue for the entertainment and creative industries,” says the IPO. “Pasting Internet images into your social media, password sharing on streaming services and accessing the latest films, TV series or […]

December 20, 2022By Colin Mann

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