Unofficial Notes: STS Tech Day, August 16th 2017

Summit Ridge Group’s Unofficial Notes Executive Summary We attended STS Global’s second annual Tech Day on August 15th at its Stonybook, NY headquarters. About 75 industry professionals attended. The day was filled with solid presentation and detailed discussions about a range of issues impacting the satellite sector. This year’s line-up was notable in that much […]

We’re Hiring – Junior Analyst Position

Junior Analyst Summit Ridge Group, LLC is a growing NYC-based boutique financial valuation firm seeking a highly skilled and motivated junior analyst Job Description: Initial project involves tracking and reconciling expenses for a large client project. The successful candidate will also be expected to support two senior valuation professionals in all aspects of business. Tasks […]

Summit Ridge Group’s Unofficial Notes from Satellite 2017

Summit Ridge Group’s complete “Unofficial Notes” from Satellite 2017 Conference held on March 6-9th, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (48 pages). Executive Summary Satellite 2017 made clear the industry is in the midst of massive change. Vertical integration, massively falling prices, reusable launch vehicles, digital satellite payloads, cheaper customer equipment, IoT, and 5G dominated discussions. While […]

Intelsat and OneWeb: True Love or Shotgun Wedding?

Intelsat + OneWeb  = True Love or a Shotgun Marriage It’s well known that Intelsat and OneWeb announced plans to merge, backed by a $1.7 billion investment from SoftBank. This adds to Sofbank’s investment in the satellite sector, following its December 2016 announcement of a $1 billion investment in OneWeb. What’s not well understood is […]

Notes from Hogan Lovells IoT Forum on November 1st

Attached are my notes from the Hogan Lovells 5th Annual Winnik Forum which focused on Internet of Things (IoT) EXECUTIVE SUMMARY On December 1, 2016 Hogan Lovells hosted their 5th Annual Winnik Forum, named after a former partner, Gary Winnik, who died in 2012. This year’s event, held in Hogan Lovells newly remodeled DC offices, […]

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