Global Eagle Acquisition Corp. has signed definitive agreements to acquire 100% of satellite connectivity provider Row 44 and approximately 86% of entertainment content supplier Advanced Inflight Alliance AG (AIA). The deal is worth $430 million. Following the acquisitions, the company will be renamed Global Eagle Entertainment; PAR Capital Management partner and Row 44 chairman of the board Edward Shapiro will serve as chairman. The AIA shares will be purchased from Row 44 shareholder ...

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