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Maxar Technologies to Split Into Two Separate Businesses

By Craig Bamford
September 27, 2023
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Maxar Technologies to Split Into Two Separate Businesses
Maxar 300™ series bus for L3Harris Technologies.
Image credit: Maxar Technologies.

Imaging and satellite manufacturing company Maxar Technologies is splitting up into two companies and eliminating an unspecified number of executive positions, the company recently announced. A Maxar spokesperson confirmed that the company will be reorganizing into two separate business units with separate CEOs. This announcement comes less than five months after Maxar was acquired by private equity firm Advent International for $6.4 billion.


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Craig Bamford

Craig is a technology journalist with a strong focus on space-related startups, business, and pop culture. He started working in science & technology media in 2016, and began writing about the Canadian space sector in 2017 for SpaceQ. He is a graduate of the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University, where he specialized in international conflict analysis and conflict resolution. He lives in Toronto.