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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Inmarsat’s GX5 Satellite to Offer Broadband Coverage Over Middle East, Europe

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 30, 2019 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, said the company added a satellite to the Global Xpress 5 constellation to address a demand for commercial broadband services in the Middle East and Europe, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 20.

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Report: Private Equity Group Inches Closer to $3.4B Inmarsat Acquisition

A consortium led by private-equity firms Warburg Pincus and Apax Partners is close to finalizing the purchase of global satellite communications company Inmarsat for approximately $3.4B after U.K. regulators found that the deal would not hurt competition or impact national security, Bloomberg reported Wednesday.

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Inmarsat to Provide DISA Satcom Services Under Potential $246M BPA

Inmarsat's government business has won a potential five-year, $246M blanket purchase agreement to provide the Defense Information Systems Agency with satellite communication services. The BPA contains a one-year base period that runs through June 18 of next year, followed by four option years, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.

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Report: Inmarsat Shareholders OK $3.4B Takeover Offer From Private Equity Firms, Pension Funds

Holders of nearly 79 percent of shares at Inmarsat approved Friday a $3.4B takeover offer from a consortium of private equity firms and two Canada-based pension funds, Reuters reported Friday. The vote came after the U.K.-based satellite telecommunications firm’s board backed the $7.21 per share cash bid from Apax Partners, Warburg …

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Report: Inmarsat Gets $3.4B Takeover Bid From Private Equity Firms, Pension Funds

Global satellite communications firm Inmarsat has received a $3.4B takeover offer from a consortium of private equity firms and Canada-based pension funds, Bloomberg reported Monday. Apax Partners, Warburg Pincus, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board made a $7.21-per-share bid for Inmarsat through a joint venture owned in …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Calls for Clear Gov’t Strategy, Funds for Commercial Satcom Procurement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 4, 2018 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, has said the government needs a defined strategy and funding for the acquisition, operations and maintenance of commercial satellite communications capabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 13. Space News reported Dec. 12 …

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Gary Gagnon Returns to Mitre as Chief Security Officer, Cyber Strategy VP

Gary Gagnon, former vice president and chief security officer at Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN), has rejoined Mitre as VP of cyber strategy and CSO. He will be responsible for developing and implementing cyber and physical security measures across the nonprofit corporation’s work program, Mitre said Monday. Jason Providakes, president and CEO of Mitre and a 2018 …

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