MDA renamed Maxar Technologies following acquisition of DigitalGlobe

06 October 2017

Canadian communication specialist MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA) completed its acquisition of US satellite imaging company DigitalGlobe Inc on 5 October and announced that together the companies would be rebranded as a single entity under the name Maxar Technologies.

The completion of the acquisition, which was first announced in February 2017, begins a process of integration that will see MDA’s US-headquartered parent company SSL MDA Holdings, Inc become Maxar Technologies Holdings Inc.

Since 5 October the company has also been listed on the New York Stock Exchange, in addition to its existing Toronto Stock Exchange listing. From the week of 9 October its ‘MDA’ ticker symbol will be replaced with ‘MAXR’.

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