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    04-08-2020

    Advising Eutelsat SA on its acquisition of the European satellite broadband business of Bigblu Broadband PLC 

    Eversheds Sutherland has advised Eutelsat SA on its acquisition of the European satellite broadband business of Bigblu Broadband PLC, a satellite telecommunications service provider.

    Eutelsat SA is listed in Paris and is one of the world’s leading providers of commercial satellite services. It has a fleet of 39 satellites serving broadcasters, video service providers, telecom operators, ISPs and government agencies operating across Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas.

    The Eversheds Sutherland team was led by London-based Partner, Simon Masters, supported by Legal Director James Vernon and Associates James Finney and Omid Kheradmand. The firm’s European offices in France, Ireland, Poland, Italy, Germany, Spain and Hungary also advised on the transaction.

    The Eutelsat team was led by Christian Marte (head of M&A) supported by Yann Made (M&A) and Jérôme Lépany (Deputy General Counsel – Corporate)

    The Eversheds Sutherland team advised on all aspects of the acquisition.

    Simon Masters said: 

    “We’re delighted to have advised our client Eutelsat on this key acquisition. It has been a real pleasure to work alongside the Eutelsat team and to have helped deliver this transaction for them.”

    Christian Marte, Eutelsat SA, said:

    “It was great to work with Simon, James and the Eversheds Sutherland team across Europe on this key project for Eutelsat. They gave us excellent, commercial advice and worked tirelessly to make sure we achieved our objectives.”

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