FAQs

The Ordinary Shares of 0.0005 Euro each of Inmarsat plc are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) under the ticker symbol: ISAT.L.


Where can I buy Inmarsat shares?

Inmarsat plc’s ordinary shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol ISAT.L.

What is the total number of Inmarsat shares in issue?

Inmarsat plc had approximately 452 million shares in issue at 31 December 2016 and has a 100 per cent free float.

Does Inmarsat pay a dividend?

Inmarsat’s current dividend policy is to pay an interim and final dividend generally in October and May respectively.

Does Inmarsat offer a scrip dividend?

Yes a scrip dividend alternative was first introduced in 2016. To find out more about this please contact our registrars, Equiniti.

What currency is used for dividend payments?

Inmarsat declares dividends in US dollars, but pays dividends in Pounds Sterling. The exchange rate will be based on the WMReuters GBP/USD 9am fix (London time) four business days prior to the date of announcement of the scrip reference price.

Is Inmarsat in any FTSE index?

Inmarsat plc was included in the FTSE with effect from 16 September 2005.

When was the Inmarsat IPO?

Inmarsat’s ordinary shares were admitted to the Official List of the UK Listing Authority and to trading on the London Stock Exchange on 22 June 2005.

Does Inmarsat have any bonds outstanding?

Inmarsat has US$1,000 million of 4.875 per cent Senior Notes due 15 May 2022 (the “2014 Notes”) and US$400 million of 6.500 per cent Senior Notes due 1 October 2024 (the “2016 Notes”). Inmarsat also has a US$650 million 3.875 per cent Convertible Bond due 2023.

Are Inmarsat’s bonds rated by any of the rating agencies?

Inmarsat’s 2014 Notes and 2016 Notes are rated by both Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s Rating Services. Inmarsat’s Convertible Bond is not rated.

Are the bonds listed anywhere?

The Inmarsat 2014 Notes and 2016 Notes are listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. The Convertible Bond is listed on the Channel Islands Stock Exchange.

When is interest paid on Inmarsat’s bonds?

Interest on the 2014 Notes is cash paid on 15 May and 15 November of each year. Interest on the 2016 Notes is cash paid on 1 April and 1 October each year. Interest on the Convertible Bond is paid on 9 September and 9 March each year.

Who is the Trustee of Inmarsat’s bonds?

The Trustee for the Inmarsat bonds is Bank of New York Mellon. Bank of New York (Luxembourg) SA is also the Listing Agent and the Luxembourg Paying Agent.


Enquiries about your shareholding should be directed to:

Equiniti Limited
Aspect House
Spencer House
Lancing
West Sussex
BN99 6DA
United Kingdom

Tel: 0371 384 2739 or
Tel: +44 (0)121 415 7047 (from outside the UK).
Calls cost 8p per minute plus network extras. Lines are open 08:30 to 17:30 Monday to Friday, excluding UK bank holidays.

Equiniti Limited will be able to help you with queries about:

  • Change of name
  • Lost share certificates
  • Transfer of shares
  • Consolidation of accounts
  • Dividend mandates.

Shareholders can also access their holdings online at the Shareview website operated by the registrar. Shareview website: www.shareview.co.uk.

Or contact the Inmarsat Company Secretary, Alison Horrocks, at Alison.Horrocks@inmarsat.com or:

Inmarsat plc
99 City Road
London EC1Y 1AX