OneWeb Considering Bankruptcy

In a news story filed at the Bloomberg infosite written by Eliza Ronalds-Hannon, Gillian Tan and Lauren Coleman-Lochner, OneWeb, the satellite operator backed by SoftBank Group Corp., is mulling a possible bankruptcy filing to address a cash crunch as the firm grapples with high costs and stiff competition, according to people with knowledge of the preparations.

The company is considering seeking court protection even as it continues to review possible out-of-court alternatives, said the sources who asked not to be named discussing private company plans.

OneWeb would be among the first SoftBank-backed companies to file for bankruptcy. A spokeswoman for SoftBank, which is OneWeb’s largest investor, declined to comment.

A spokesperson for OneWeb declined to comment. To read the entire article, please access this direct infolink to the Bloomberg news site…

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