SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 27, 2021
MAXAR TECHNOLOGIES INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
1300 W. 120th Avenue, Westminster, Colorado
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or address, if changed since last report)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stock, at $0.0001 par value
New York Stock Exchange, Toronto Stock Exchange
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Item 8.01Other Events.
On January 27, 2021, Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (“Sirius XM”) announced in its public filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that there is an evaluation underway to determine the extent of damage to its SXM-7 satellite caused by certain events. The SXM-7 satellite was constructed by Maxar Space LLC (f/k/a Space Systems/Loral, LLC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Maxar Technologies Inc., and launched by Sirius XM on December 13, 2020.
We are currently assisting Sirius XM in troubleshooting and diagnosing the situation to evaluate the extent of the damage to the SXM-7 satellite and to focus on safely completing the commissioning of the satellite and optimizing its performance. Our contractual arrangements with Sirius XM for the construction of the SXM-7 satellite include industry-standard provisions regarding, among other things, transfer of risk of loss upon launch.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.
Date: January 27, 2021
Maxar Technologies Inc.
/s/ James C. Lee
Name: James C. Lee
Title: Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary