Eutelsat Closes its $550m OneWeb Equity Investment

In a recent announcement, Eutelsat disclosed that its $550m Equity Investment in OneWeb is finally completed.

Eutelsat Communications confirmed the closing of its $550m equity investment in OneWeb announced on April 27, 2021. Subject to completion of the subsequently announced investments in OneWeb by Bharti and Hanwha, Eutelsat will hold a 17.6% stake.

“We are delighted to close this investment in OneWeb, giving us a foothold in the Low Earth Orbit segment. We look forward to working in co-operation with OneWeb as its entry into operational service fast approaches, with almost 50% of the constellation now in orbit.”

Rodolphe Belmer, Chief Executive Officer, Eutelsat

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