Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
We were formed as GHL Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company,
in November 2007, for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange,
asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or other similar business
combination. On February 21, 2008, we consummated our initial public offering.
On September 29, 2009, we acquired, directly and indirectly, all the outstanding
equity of Iridium Holdings LLC, or Iridium Holdings, and changed our name from
GHL Acquisition Corp. to Iridium Communications Inc.
Iridium Holdings was formed under the laws of Delaware in 2000, and on
December 11, 2000, Iridium Holdings, through its wholly owned subsidiary Iridium
Satellite LLC, or Iridium Satellite, acquired certain satellite assets from
Iridium LLC, a non-affiliated debtor in possession, pursuant to an asset
purchase agreement. ... More ...