We’re Hiring – Senior Administrative Assistant/Junior Analyst

By Armand Musey | April 6, 2018

Rapidly growing NYC-based boutique financial valuation firm seeks senior-level administrative assistant/junior analyst to support team, manage marketing projection, and contribute to client projects. Duties include: Organizing expenses, updating website, managing e-mail databases and distribution of marketing materials. We hoping to find someone who can also assist with client projects, particularly data entry and data manipulation.…

Unofficial Notes from Hogan Lovells’ 2017 Winnik Forum

By Armand Musey | November 20, 2017

LINK: Unofficial Notes from Hogan Lovells 2017 Winnik Forum (13 pages) Executive Summary Hogan Lovells hosted the 2017 Winnik Form, named after a late partner, Joel Winnik, on Thursday November 9th in their Washington, D.C. office. This year’s event was a half-day, focused on “Convergence and Competition.” It’s seems trite to say, but the number…

Unofficial Notes – Euroconsult World Satellite Business Week

By Armand Musey | October 2, 2017

Unofficial Notes from Euroconsult’s World Satellite Business Week Conference, September 11-15, 2017 in Paris, France Executive Summary Presenters at this year’s conference were more positive than last year. They consistently painted a picture that the worst in terms of declining FSS revenue may be behind us. At the same time, most of the planned HTS capacity ordered…

Unofficial Notes: STS Tech Day, August 16th 2017

By Armand Musey | August 28, 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

By Armand Musey | August 22, 2017

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

By Armand Musey | March 15, 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?

By Armand Musey | March 5, 2017

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…

Summit Ridge Group’s Unofficial Notes from Pacific Telecom Conference (PTC)’17

By Armand Musey | January 25, 2017

Summit Ridge Group’s full unofficial notes from Pacific Telecommunications Council 2017 (PTC’17) conference held in Honolulu Hawaii, January 15-18, 2017. (41 pages). Executive Summary PTC17 highlighted interesting parallels between technologies, particularly undersea cable and satellite. Both face new projects coming online that dwarf existing capacity due to new technology that is more efficient, often by…

Notes from Hogan Lovells IoT Forum on November 1st

By Armand Musey | November 10, 2016

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,…

Notes from 5th Annual Space & Satellite Regulatory Colloquium on Oct 20th

By Armand Musey | October 26, 2016

Attached are my notes from the Dentons, ManSat and SatNews “5th Annual Space and Satellite Regulatory Colloquium” held on September 20, 2016 in Washington DC. Executive Summary Dentons, ManSat and SatNews Annual Space and Satellite Regulatory Colloquium, now in it’s fifth year has grown to about 100 attendees and included 14 panels and keynotes (including…