GeoEye Completes Previously Announced Private Placement of 80,000 Shares of Preferred Stock to Cerberus Satellite LLC

GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a premier provider of superior satellite and aerial-based geospatial information and services, announced today that it completed the previously announced private placement of 80,000 shares of the Company’s Series A Convertible Preferred Stock to Cerberus Satellite LLC, an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. (together with its affiliates, funds and managed accounts, “Cerberus”). Gross proceeds to the Company from the private placement were $78 million, which will be used for the development and launch of GeoEye-2, the Company’s next-generation commercial Earth-imaging satellite

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GeoEye is a leading source of geospatial information and insight for decision makers and analysts who need a clear understanding of our changing world to protect lives, manage risk and optimize resources. Each day, organizations in defense and intelligence, public safety, critical infrastructure, energy, and online media rely on GeoEye’s imagery, tools and expertise to support important missions around the globe. Widely recognized as a pioneer in high-resolution satellite imagery, GeoEye has evolved into a complete provider of geospatial intelligence solutions. GeoEye’s ability to collect, process and analyze massive amounts of geospatial data allows our customers to quickly see precise changes on the ground and anticipate where events may occur in the future. GeoEye is a public company listed on NASDAQ as GEOY and is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, with more than 700 employees worldwide. View all posts by webmastergeoeye

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