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In the aerospace, defense and security 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 security industries, our experienced M&A professionals can help you find and secure the most lucrative deals, providing you with M&A, growth equity and ECM, debt advisory and corporate finance services.

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Aritex has been acquired by AVIC International Holding Corp
Aerospace, Defense & Security

Aritex has been acquired by AVIC International Holding Corp

COMSA Corporación has sold Aritex to AVIC International Holding Corporation for US$124 million.

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Crerax has raised funds to support future business expansion and strategic development
Aerospace, Defense & Security | Automotive | Construction & Engineering Services

Crerax has raised funds to support future business expansion and strategic development

Crerax Science and Technology Co., Ltd. (Crerax) has completed a round of fundraising to support future growth and strategic development.

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HE Space has been acquired by CS Group
Aerospace, Defense & Security | Business Support Services | TMT

HE Space has been acquired by CS Group

With this acquisition, CS Group increases its European presence in space to nearly 800 employees. The group would thus strengthen its installed base in the Netherlands, Germany and France and expand its development prospects in Spain and the UK. This acquisition will ensure a stronger presence with institutional organizations such as ESA’s ESOC and ESTEC agencies, EUMETSAT and industrial companies such as Airbus, Thales and OHB.

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“We are pleased to have found the right financial partner to support our business ambitions and are impressed by its know-how and past experience in new materials. I am confident that this partnership will bring about great synergies and help Crerax to achieve strategic development. We would like to thank the Oaklins team for their wonderful services along this journey. Their local connections in the industry and valuable fundraising advice and experience are what made this partnership successful.”

Harvey Chen

COO, Crerax Science and Technology Co., Ltd.

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High-growth precision aerospace manufacturer acquired by PE-backed industry 4.0 platform

DEAL FLASH: IDL Precision Machining (IDL), an engineering-focused manufacturer of highly complex precision components and assemblies primarily for the aerospace & defense end market, has been acquired by CORE Industrial Partners portfolio company Cadrex Manufacturing Solutions (Cadrex). Oaklins was able to capitalize on IDL’s growth trend throughout the process.

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