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Asia Satellite Telecommunications Holdings Limited known as its brand name AsiaSat is a commercial operator of communication spacecraft. AsiaSat is based in Hong Kong but incorporated in Bermuda.

AsiaSat is jointly owned by CITIC Group Corporation and Carlyle Asia Partners IV, L.P. indirectly. It had a market capitalization of HK$2.77 billion on 31 Dec 2017.[2]

In September 2017, AsiaSat 9, AsiaSat's latest satellite built by Space Systems/Loral[3] was successfully launched and replaced AsiaSat 4 at 122 degrees east.

AsiaSat owns and operates seven satellites, including AsiaSat 3S, AsiaSat 4, AsiaSat 5, AsiaSat 6, AsiaSat 7, AsiaSat 8 and the new AsiaSat 9. In 2017, AsiaSat revenue returned to an upward trend with an increase of 6% to HK$1,354 million from HK$1,272 million over the previous year, supported by the lease of the full Ku-band payload of AsiaSat 8 in February 2017.

As of 31 December 2017, the direct parent company, Bowenvale Limited, owned 74.43% shares; Bowenvale was jointly owned by CITIC Limited and The Carlyle Group in a 50–50 ratio.[1]:54 Standard Life Aberdeen plc was the second largest shareholder for 5.36%.[1]:54

This is a list of AsiaSat satellites.

This page was last edited on 17 June 2018, at 06:30 (UTC).
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