Barcelona, August 20, 2020 – AXESS Networks, established in 2019, resulting the merger of two leading companies in satellite communications: Axesat in Latin America and CETel in Europe. Today, AXESS is a global player in the satellite communications industry, with operations in 50 countries on four continents, providing tailored managed end-to-end communications solutions to its corporate customers.
As a sign of confidence in the growth process of AXESS, the Spanish development finance company, COFIDES and the private debt fund ALANTRA, decided to grant AXESS a longterm financing of 36 million Euros recently.
With this large injection of funds, the company with corporate headquarters in Barcelona and large presences in Latin America and EMEA, further pursues its objectives to leverage its strengthening, growth and international expansion. Through the increase of working capital, guaranteeing the funds to boost its operations and explore the acquisition of new companies that allow it to potentiate its value offer.
“We are very excited to receive this vote of confidence, which supports the strategy and vision of our company and will allow us to continue promoting growth and international expansion”, states Mauricio Segovia, CEO of AXESS Networks, following the announcement made by COFIDES and ALANTRA.
He further adds, “In times of uncertainty and risks due to the impacts of the pandemic caused by the Covid-19, it is even more relevant to receive the support and financing of organizations from the public and private sectors in support to the work being carried out by the company to its full potential”.
It is the first co-financed operation by COFIDES and ALANTRA, in which COFIDES invests through the FIEX fund, managed exclusively by the Secretary of State for Commerce, which aims to promote the internationalization of Spanish companies.
About AXESS Networks
AXESS Networks is a global leader of satellite-based communications solutions. It provides turnkey solutions tailored to the individual requirements of its clients. AXESS Networks has been founded in 2019 out of two well-established companies in Europe and Latin America. It operates three Teleports in Colombia, Mexico and Germany. AXESS Networks delivers exceptional service quality to its customers wherever and whenever they are in need. Today, AXESS Networks has a proud team of more than 200 employees, that operates around 15,000 sites in more than 50 countries on four continents.
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ALANTRA is a Spanish Asset Management, Investment Banking and Credit Portfolio Advisory firm that has a group of more than 540 professionals in the main markets of Europe, Asia, the United States and Latin America. Its specialty is to provide high value-added services to organizations, family groups and institutional investors that are immersed in the mid-market segment.
COFIDES is a public-private company with more than 30 years of experience in financial support to the investments of Spanish companies operating abroad. The company has an important accreditation before the EU for the community’s budget management, also before the United Nations’ Climate Green Fund. Its shareholders include prestigious Spanish banking institutions such as Banco Santander, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), Banco Sabadell and the CAF-Development Bank for Latin America.