Apax Partners Completes Marlink Acquisition

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

June 2, 2016

Funds managed by the private equity firm Apax Partners completed the acquisition of Marlink, Airbus Group’s Commercial Satellite Communication business.
 
Marlink’s maritime and land commercial satcom business is present in 14 countries across Europe, Asia, Middle‐East and Americas, and has a distribution network of approximately 400 resellers worldwide. The company serves all maritime sectors, as well as users in the mining, energy and humanitarian sector. 
 
The government satcom business is not part of this transaction and remains part of Airbus Defence & Space’ core activities.
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