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Radiant Solutions to Combine Geospatial Services Brands; Tony Frazier Comments

Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) Radiant Solutions business unit has unveiled a new strategy that aims to converge its legacy businesses in an effort to deliver geospatial data and insights designed to transform intelligence and global mapping missions in support of commercial and national security clients. Tony Frazier, president of Radiant …

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SSL’s Rob Zitz: Maxar Turns to ‘Persistent’ ISR With Eye Toward US Gov’t Customers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2017 — Rob Zitz, chief strategy officer of Space Systems Loral‘s government systems unit, has said the new company that resulted from MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates‘ acquisition of DigitalGlobe will leverage intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance offerings in its push toward the U.S. government market, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Via …

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MDA Unveils ‘Maxar’ Senior Leadership Team Post-DigitalGlobe Acquisition

Executives from MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates and DigitalGlobe have been appointed to the senior leadership team at Maxar Technologies – the new company formed through MDA’s $3.6 billion acquisition of the Earth imagery services provider. William McCombe, senior vice president and chief financial officer at U.S.-based operating company SSL MDA Holdings that will now run as …

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MDA Closes Estimated $3.6B DigitalGlobe Buy to Create ‘Maxar Technologies’

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has closed its approximately $3.6 billion acquisition of DigitalGlobe to create a new company that will work to provide integrated satellite, imagery and geospatial services to the commercial and government markets. MDA said Thursday the newly combined entity will be renamed Maxar Technologies Ltd. and temporarily trade on the …

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Foreign Investment Committee Wraps Up MDA-DigitalGlobe Transaction Review

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. has completed its review of the proposed $3.6 billion acquisition of DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) by Canada-based MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates. MDA said Thursday it secured clearance from the New York Stock Exchange to list and trade its common shares on NYSE under the ticker symbol “MDA” …

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DigitalGlobe, MDA Shareholders OK $3.6B Merger Deal

Shareholders at DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) and Canada-based MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates have separately approved the deal originally announced in February for MDA to buy the Westminster, Colorado-based Earth imaging services provider in an estimated $3.6 billion transaction. Holders of approximately 93 percent of shares in DigitalGlobe voted to approve the merger and that 81 …

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MDA, DigitalGlobe Shareholders Set July 27 Vote on $3.6B Merger Plan

DigitalGlobe and Canada-based MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates are scheduled to hold their respective shareholder meetings July 27 to decide on MDA’s proposed $3.6 billion acquisition of the Westminster, Colorado-based Earth imaging services provider originally announced in February. Both companies also refiled a joint voluntary notice to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. in …

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SSL’s Robert Zitz: Pending DigitalGlobe Purchase to Boost MDA’s Satellite Imagery, Analysis & Insights Portfolio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2017 — Robert Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Space Systems Loral‘s government systems business, has said the pending acquisition by parent company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates of DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) would enable MDA to build up support for intelligence and defense agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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SSL’s Robert Zitz Moderates Panel on Next-Gen Satellites at GEOINT 2017 Symposium

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 8, 2017 — Robert Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer of Space Systems Loral‘s government systems business, has participated at the GEOINT 2017 Symposium as moderator of a panel discussion on next-generation satellites, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said June 1 it was also set to …

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MDA-DigitalGlobe M&A Deal Focused on Satellite Imagery, Earth Observation Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 25, 2017 — The upcoming $3.6 billion acquisition of DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) by MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates is anticipated to boost the latter’s satellite manufacturing business and diversify its satellite services, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Space News reported Tuesday the deal will also work to build on MDA’s …

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