|Revenue||HK$1.354 billion : 62 (2017)|
|HK$642 million : 62 (2017)|
|HK$397 million : 62 (2017)|
|Total assets||HK$7.401 billion : 63 (2017)|
|Total equity||HK$3.353 billion : 63 (2017)|
|Owner||CITIC – Carlyle consortium (74.43%)|
|Footnotes / references|
in consolidated financial statement
Asia Satellite Telecommunications Holdings Limited, known by its brand name AsiaSat, is a commercial operator of communication spacecraft. AsiaSat, based in Hong Kong, is incorporated in Bermuda.
AsiaSat is jointly owned by Chinese state-owned CITIC Limited and private equity fund The Carlyle Group L.P. indirectly. It had a market capitalization of HK$2 billion on 30 November 2018. It was a red chip company of the stock exchange. On 23 August 2019, the take private proposal scheme was approved by AsiaSat's public shareholders, followed by the approval of the Bermuda Court on 3 September 2019, whereupon the Company became a private wholly owned subsidiary of Bowenvale Limited, a joint venture of CITIC and Carlyle. The listing of the company's shares was withdrawn from the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong on 5 September 2019.
In September 2017, AsiaSat 9, AsiaSat's latest satellite built by Space Systems/Loral was successfully launched and replaced AsiaSat 4 at 122° East.
AsiaSat owns and operates seven satellites, including AsiaSat 3S, AsiaSat 4, AsiaSat 5, AsiaSat 6, AsiaSat 7, AsiaSat 8 and the new AsiaSat 9.
This is a list of AsiaSat satellites.
|AsiaSat 1||7 Apr 1990||Long March 3||Xichang, LC-3||CASC||Decommissioned||Launched as Westar 6 on Space Shuttle mission STS-41B, became stranded in orbit, was retrieved by Space Shuttle mission STS-51A in November 1984, sold to AsiaSat.|
|AsiaSat 2||28 Nov 1995||Long March 2E||Xichang, LC-2||CASC||100.5° East||Decommissioned|
|AsiaSat 3||24 Dec 1997||Proton-K / DM-2M||Baikonur, Site 81/23||ILS||105.5° East (intended)
158° West (1998–1999)
62° West (1999–2002)
|Decommissioned||Transferred to Hughes Global Services (HGS)|
|AsiaSat 3S||21 Mar 1999||Proton-K / DM-2M||Baikonur, Site 81/23||ILS||147.5° East||In Service||Replaced AsiaSat 1 on 8 May 1999.|||
|AsiaSat 4||12 Apr 2003||Atlas IIIB||Cape Canaveral, LC-36B||ILS||Relocated to a designated orbital position in November 2017||In Service|||
|AsiaSat 5||11 Aug 2009||Proton-M / Briz-M||Baikonur, Site 200/39||Khrunichev||100.5° East||In Service||A replacement satellite for AsiaSat 2|||
|AsiaSat 6 / Thaicom 7||7 Sep 2014||Falcon 9 v1.1||Cape Canaveral, SLC-40||SpaceX||120° East||In Service|||
|AsiaSat 7||25 Nov 2011||Proton-M / Briz-M||Baikonur, Site 200/39||Khrunichev||105.5° East||In Service||Replaced AsiaSat 3S at the orbital location of 105.5° East.|||
|AsiaSat 8||5 Aug 2014||Falcon 9 v1.1||Cape Canaveral, SLC-40||SpaceX||4° West||In Service||AsiaSat satellite with multiple Ku beams.|||
|AsiaSat 9||28 Sep 2017||Proton-M / Briz-M||Baikonur, Site 200/39||Khrunichev||122° East||In Service||Replaced AsiaSat 4 at 122° East.|||