Fenwick Represents Satelles in its Pending Acquisition by Iridium Communications

Fenwick is representing Satelles, a provider of highly secure satellite-based time and location services that complement and protect GPS and other GNSS-reliant systems, in its acquisition by Iridium Communications, a provider of global voice and data satellite communications.

With Satelles’ service, named Satellite Time and Location (STL), Iridium will continue its philosophy of investing in differentiating technologies uniquely suited to its network that significantly outperform competing solutions. More information can be obtained from Iridium’s announcement.

Satelles is a longstanding client of Fenwick, led by corporate partner Mark Leahy. The Fenwick transaction team includes corporate partner Stephen Fisher, counsel Jeremy Delman and associates Jordan Beals, Philip Ewing and Max Krinsky; technology transactions partner Jonathan Millard and associates Julia Arruda and Kristen Rovai; executive compensation & employee benefits partner Marshall Mort and associates Christophe Delrieu and Melita Chan; tax partner Mike Knobler and associate Matthew Dimon; antitrust and competition partner Steve Albertson and assocates Kaylynn Moss and Jason Gindi; privacy counsel Ana Razmazma; and regulatory partners Joyce Tong Oelrich and Melissa Duffy and associates Andrew Martinez and Trevor Coval.