Featured October 01, 2012

B. Riley Acted as Underwriter on Private Placement of $300M Offering of Senior Notes for ViaSat Inc

B. Riley & Co. Acted as Underwriter on the Private Placement of a $300 Million Offering of Senior Notes for ViaSat, Inc. (VSAT)

B. Riley & Co. served as underwriter on the Private Placement of a $300 Million Offering of Senior Notes for ViaSat, Inc. The Senior Notes are an additional issuance of a $275 million original principal amount issued in February 2012, bringing the total outstanding to $575 million.

Funds raised from the deal will be used to back a par-plus tender offer for the $275 million outstanding of the Company’s 8.875% Notes due 2016.

Ryan Bernath led the B. Riley & Co. banking team for this transaction. In connection with the offering, BofA Merrill Lynch, J.P. Morgan, Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, and Wells Fargo acted as the joint book-runners.

ViaSat produces innovative satellite and other digital communication products that enable fast, secure, and efficient communications to virtually any location. ViaSat also offers design capabilities and a number of complementary products including monolithic microwave integrated circuits and modules, DVB-S2 satellite communication components, video data link systems, data acceleration and compression, and mobile satellite antenna systems.