• Region: Europe
  • Sector: TMT
  • Investment Year: 2008
  • Transaction Value: US$16,606m

Partially Realised

In 2008, BCEC VIII and co-investors acquired Intelsat S.A., which operates the world’s first Globalized Network of satellites, delivering high-quality, cost-effective video, and broadband services anywhere in the world. Intelsat’s Globalized Network combines the world’s largest satellite backbone with terrestrial infrastructure, managed services, and an open, interoperable architecture to enable customers to drive revenue and reach through a new generation of network services.

  • Intelsat's fleet of approximately 50 satellites plus teleports that provides the world’s most extensive and secure communications network.
  • Intelsat EpicNG next-generation satellite technology that delivers the high-performance connectivity required by today’s demanding applications.
  • IntelsatOne terrestrial network that operates seamlessly with the satellite technology to support any content delivery needs.
  • Managed services that simplify satellite-based communications, and deliver the flexibility and support to meet changing customer requirements.
  • Strategic partnerships with leaders to support each of the market segments.

On 18 April 2013 Intelsat S.A. announced its IPO on the NYSE, trading under the symbol "I".

Since the IPO BCEC VIII and co-investors have sold stock in Intelsat.

Company News

18 April 2013

Intelsat lists on the New York Stock Exchange

Intelsat S.A., which operates the world’s largest satellite services business, announced its Initial Public Offering on the New York Stock Exchange on 18 April 2013. The company’s stock trades under the ticker "I".

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