INTELSAT SA: U.S. Trustee Appoints Creditors’ Committee

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John Fitzgerald, III, acting U.S. trustee for Region 4, on May 27, 2020, appointed a committee to represent unsecured creditors in the Chapter 11 cases of Intelsat S.A. and its affiliates.

The committee members are:

1. The Boeing Company
100 North Riverside
Chicago, IL 60606

2. Tysons Corner Office I, LLC
1961 Chain Bridge Rd, Suite 305
McLean, VA 22102

3. Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
1200 K Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20005-4026

4. US Bank, National Association
60 Livingston Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55107

5. Delaware Trust Company
251 Little Falls Drive
Wilmington, DE 19808

6. BOKF, N.A.
1600 Broadway, 3rd Floor
Denver, CO 80202

7. JSAT International, Inc.
1401 H Street N.W., Suite 220
Washington, D.C. 20005

Official creditors’ committees serve as fiduciaries to the general population of creditors they represent. They may investigate the debtor’s business and financial affairs. Committees have the right to employ legal counsel, accountants and financial advisors at a debtor’s expense.

About Intelsat S.A.

Luxembourg-based Intelsat S.A. is a publicly held operator of satellite services businesses, which provides a diverse array of communications services to a wide variety of clients, including media companies, telecommunication operators, internet service providers, and data networking service providers. It is also a provider of commercial satellite communication services to the U.S. government and other select military organizations and their contractors. Intelsat’s administrative headquarters are in McLean, Va., and it has extensive operations spanning across the United States, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.

Intelsat and its affiliates filed Chapter 11 petitions (Bankr. E.D. Va. Lead Case No. 20-32299) on May 14, 2020. The petitions were signed by David Tolley, executive vice president, chief financial officer, and co-chief restructuring officer. In their petitions, Debtors disclosed $11,651,558,000 in assets and $16,805,844,000 in liabilities as of April 1, 2020.

Kirkland & Ellis, LLP and Kutak Rock, LLP as legal counsel; Alvarez & Marsal North America, LLC as restructuring advisor; PJT Partners, LP as investment banker; and Stretto as claims and noticing agent.

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