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In the aerospace and defense industry, the competition for increased control of the supply chain — from OEMs to the aftermarket — is a matter of extremely large consolidations. With deals often reaching billions of dollars, making the right investment choice is crucial. Supported by a dedicated sector research team and long-standing relations within the commercial aerospace, defense and space industries, our experienced M&A professionals can help you find and secure the most lucrative deals.

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LORD Corporation has acquired Fly-by-Wire Systems from SKF Group
Aerospace & Defense | Automotive | TMT

LORD Corporation has acquired Fly-by-Wire Systems from SKF Group

LORD Corporation has acquired Fly-by-Wire Systems, a subsidiary of SKF Group, for US$44 million.

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TMD Holdings Limited has been acquired by Communications & Power Industries
Private Equity | Aerospace & Defense

TMD Holdings Limited has been acquired by Communications & Power Industries

The shareholders of TMD Holdings Limited (TMD) have sold the company to Communications & Power Industries (CPI).

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Akzo Nobel has acquired the French aerospace coatings manufacturer Mapaero
Aerospace & Defense | Other Industries

Akzo Nobel has acquired the French aerospace coatings manufacturer Mapaero

AkzoNobel N.V. has acquired the French aerospace coatings manufacturer Mapaero. The acquisition will create synergies and will further strengthen the company’s global position in aerospace coatings, notably in the structural and cabin coating sub-segments.

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“Appointing the Oaklins team was crucial in running an international process. The hands-on approach and deal experience was key to overcoming challenges during the process and the team always went the extra mile to help us achieve our objectives. The shareholders are very pleased with the outcome and wish the parties well for the future.”

Peter Butcher and Howard Smith

Joint shareholders, TMD Holdings Limited

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Knowledge helps you make swift decisions and adjust course quickly I Q3

Global M&A activity is currently at an all-time high as companies turn to M&A to gain access to new technologies or technical capabilities, grow market share, increase sales, and/or stay ahead in the post-pandemic world. Discover how we have collaborated closely, helping entrepreneurs and companies reach their full potential.

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