On April 17, NewSat Ltd. (NewSat) and various affiliates, including Jabiru Satellite Holdings Pty Ltd., were placed in administration in Australia by the trustee for its lenders, Citicorp International, and related petitions were filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware seeking Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection in the United States while the courtsupervised restructuring proceeds in Australia. NewSat was previously negotiating with its lenders, including the Export-Import Bank of the United States and Compagnie Française d’Assurance pour le Commerce Extérieur, to resume draws under a loan facility for its Jabiru-1 satellite project, being manufactured by Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. and to be launched by Arianespace S.A.