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Inmarsat’s Owners Consider Sale of Satellite Firm

  • Apax, Warburg Pincus weigh exit from U.K. communications group
  • Buyout firms bought Inmarsat in 2019 for $3.4 billion
The Inmarsat Group Holdings headquarters in London, U.K.

The Inmarsat Group Holdings headquarters in London, U.K.

Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Inmarsat’s private equity owners are considering an exit from their investment in the U.K. satellite communications group, according to people familiar with the matter.

Apax Partners and Warburg Pincus have held early discussions about a possible sale of the business after receiving approaches from potential suitors, the people said, asking not to be identified discussing confidential information.