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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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UmbraGroup S.p.A. has acquired Thomson Aerospace & Defense from Meggitt PLC
Aerospace & Defense

UmbraGroup S.p.A. has acquired Thomson Aerospace & Defense from Meggitt PLC

UmbraGroup S.p.A., the world leader in the manufacture of high-tech recirculating ball screws, has acquired US-based Thomson Aerospace & Defense from Meggitt PLC. Financial details have not been disclosed.

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CARCO S.R.L. has acquired Polymer Concept Technologies Inc
Aerospace & Defense | Industrial Machinery & Components

CARCO S.R.L. has acquired Polymer Concept Technologies Inc

CARCO S.R.L. has acquired Polymer Concept Technologies, Inc. for an undisclosed consideration.

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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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“We are very excited about this integration process with AkzoNobel, whose experience and engagement will be a real asset to Mapaero’s development, and we are looking forward to this new chapter for our company. Thanks to Oaklins’ support in France and abroad, from its office in California to the team in the Netherlands, we have been able to complete this transaction. Special thanks to the team in Toulouse!”

Eric Rumeau

CEO, Mapaero

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Crossing borders to materialize A&D ambitions:

DEAL FLASH: ADDEV Materials SAS, a leading international player in aeronautics, space and defense, has acquired Graytone Limited and its subsidiaries. Oaklins Smith & Williamson advised on this transaction, with the assistance of Oaklins France.

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