MDA Ltd. (TSX:MDA) has completed the previously announced acquisition of SatixFy Space Systems UK Ltd. (SSS), the digital payload division of SatixFy Communications Ltd. (NYSE AMERICAN: SATX).
The newly acquired division, based in the United Kingdom, will be integrated into MDA UK, the company’s existing UK subsidiary. The acquisition accelerates MDA’s market expansion in the UK and adds strategic in-country capability to produce satellite payloads. In addition, the SSS team will collaborate closely with MDA’s Satellite Systems business in Montreal to advance its new digital satellite product offering, adding complementary digital payload expertise and capacity.
The acquisition, which marks a significant investment of MDA in the UK market, will support the UK’s objective to maintain its leadership in the growing global satellite market.
“We are thrilled to officially welcome the SSS team into MDA. This acquisition bolsters MDA’s digital satellite capabilities and advances our satellite systems strategy as we continue to invest and expand in next generation satellite technology and talent to meet growing customer demand.” — Mike Greenley, CEO, MDA