Still Willing to Fund Satellite Start-Ups

Laughlin, Kate
March 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;3/27/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 12, p9
Trade Publication
The article reports on the deal entered by the Mobile Satellite Ventures LP to raise fund in order to finance the construction of its communication network. The company has entered into a deal that was three times covered. Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley have structured the deal as zero-coupon bonds and priced the issue to yield 14 percent. The deal has been comparable to an equity financing.


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