globel newsGlobal Eagle as Searchlight invests M company names new CEO

Searchlight will invest M and receive that principal amount in secondlien notes due June , . Those notes include initial paymentinkind interest at /year, that later converts to cash at /year.

CEO Jeff Leddy has been named executive chairman and chairman of the board, and Josh Marks the companys executive VPConnectivity will replace him in the CEO slot, effective April .

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Searchlight also gets a warrant to buy about .M shares for ./share, not exercisable until Jan. , , and only then if day volumeweighted average price ofENTcommon stock has been at or above ./share. It also gets a market warrant to buy an additional M shares for . each not exercisable until Jan. , , if the day VWAP has been at or above ./share.

Net proceeds of the deal of about M will significantly strengthen liquidity, the company says; it intends to use part to repay a full M drawn on its revolving credit.

Searchlight partners Eric Zinterhofer and Eric Sondag will join the Global Eagle board.

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