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Satellite operators OneWeb and Intelsat to merge
February 28, 2017 / 12:15 PM / 10 months ago

Satellite operators OneWeb and Intelsat to merge

Feb 28 (Reuters) - OneWeb Ltd, a U.S. satellite venture backed by SoftBank Group Corp, and debt-laden satellite operator Intelsat SA on Tuesday agreed to merge in a share-for-share deal.

SoftBank will invest $1.7 billion in the combined company as part of the deal.

Intelsat had a market value of about $630 million as of stock’s Monday close. (Reporting by Narottam Medhora in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)

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