GCC region M&A blazes trail as global deals decline

UAE’s Bayanat and Yahsat agree potential Dhs15bn merger

The merger is subject to regulatory and shareholder approvals and is expected to close in the second half of 2024


UAE’s Tawazun signs $6.3bn defence deals at Dubai Airshow

The UAE’s MoD-linked Tawazun Council signed deals with defence suppliers such as Edge, SAAB, and Thales

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UAE: Yahsat reports strong quarterly results for Q3

Yahsat attributed its strong results due to the performance of its smart ICT solutions arm Thuraya Telecommunications

Interview with Khalid Al Kaf - Yahsat Chief Operations Officer Image Supplied

Interview: Yahsat’s Khalid Al Kaf shares the satcom giant’s future-forward strategy

To stay competitive, Yahsat is focused on innovation in satellite technology, service offerings, and operational efficiency, says the satcom firm’s COO

Yahsat gets Dhs18.7bn mandate from UAE govt for 17 years Image WAM

UAE: Yahsat receives Dhs18.7bn govt mandate for satellite related services

This agreement increases the group’s contracted future revenues to Dhs25.7bn, over 16 times its 2022 annual revenues

Yahsat reinforces presence in China image WAM

UAE’s Yahsat reinforces presence in China

The Asia Pacific region is amongst the main international markets for the company due to its popular solutions, which includes Thuraya’s MarineStar

Yahsat’s half-year revenues down 2% to $205m

Abu Dhabi’s Yahsat posts $205m in half-year revenue

The company’s mobility solutions registered strong double-digit growth in the second quarter of the year, up 12 per cent

Yahsat to invest $100m in T4-NGS satellite programme

Abu Dhabi’s Yahsat to invest $100m in T4-NGS satellite programme

The company seeks to boost its investments in the coming years to enhance its fleet, including the potential launch of two new satellites

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Yahsat reports record Q1 2023 revenue to the tune of Dhs369m

Yahsat’s net income and earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation both grew by 35 per cent and 4 per cent respectively year-on-year


Hub71, Yahsat partner to advance UAE’s mobile satellite capabilities

Hub71 startup, Mental VR, secures first contract resulting from new partnership to support Yahsat with remote learning

Abu Dhabi’s Yahsat and EDGE partner for satcom solutions

As part of the agreement signed at the World Defense Show in Riyadh, Yahsat will enable comms-on-the-move solutions for military vehicles

UAE government awards Yahsat $247.5m for enhanced managed services

The five-year agreement builds on previous operations and maintenance services provided to the UAE government

Abu Dhabi-based Yahsat wins Dhs24m contract to build naval satcom systems

Yahsat will design, deliver and integrate advanced satellite communication solutions for Abu Dhabi Ship Building

Mubadala satellite operator Yahsat jumps on debut, boosting Abu Dhabi IPO push

Mubadala sold 975.9 million Yahsat shares, representing a 40 per cent stake, for Dhs2.75 each

Mubadala’s satellite group Yahsat IPO raises $731m

The IPO gives Yahsat a market value of about Dhs6.7bn

Yahsat eyes first Abu Dhabi IPO since 2017

The satellite operator plans to list a stake of as much as 40 per cent next month


Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala mulling IPO of Yahsat, says CEO-designate

Yahsat provides integrated satellite communications solutions to over 150 countries

New space technology centre to be set up in Abu Dhabi

One of its main objectives will be to build capabilities and create a technical space hub in the UAE