26 June 2018
SPOT ON AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS: Our specialist Jason Kimball looks at factors driving the “supercycle” in the commercial aerospace industry. Increased airline profits in recent years and the growth of aftermarket sales have attracted the interest of Boeing and Airbus. The encroachment of this duopoly into the supply chain is having a significant impact on the aircraft systems market. We look at how new technologies will…
10 May 2018
DEAL FLASH: Oaklins’ team in Italy and our aerospace & defense specialist in the US have advised UmbraGroup S.p.A., the world leader in the manufacture of high-tech recirculating ball screws, on the acquisition of US-based Thomson Aerospace & Defense from British giant Meggitt PLC. This acquisition will consolidate the Italian presence in a highly technological and innovation-driven sector in the US and will boost its…
2 May 2018
Over 100 Oaklins M&A professionals traveled to Montreal to attend the Aerospace & Defense (A&D) event, “How global trade tensions are creating opportunities”. Key manufacturers and investors were invited to share their knowledge of the aerospace industry and discuss challenges, advancements and growth opportunities in the sector. Host city, Montreal, is home to a large and supportive aerospace ecosystem. Suzanne Benoît, President of Aéro Montréal,…
7 March 2018
Aerospace & defense continues to be one of the world’s largest and most important sectors, and the M&A opportunities are on the rise. Oaklins is pleased to be hosting an impressive international event with speakers from top-tier companies in the industry and aerospace M&A advisors. Join us for an afternoon to learn where the opportunities lie.
6 October 2017
DEAL FLASH: Oaklins’ team in France has advised the shareholders of Disa Technology (Disatech) on the sale of the company to AkzoNobel N.V. Disatech will benefit from AkzoNobel’s worldwide reach to address the entire aerospace market, including airlines and MRO. Read more about the transaction, market trends, deal drivers and M&A valuation aspects.
10 January 2017
Oaklins Netherlands is pleased to announce that H2 Equity Partners invested a majority stake in Multi Pilot Simulations (“MPS” or the “Company”). MPS, founded in 2007, is a groundbreaking manufacturer of fixed-base flight simulators for (airline) pilot training and bridges the gap between the (low-fidelity) traditional fixed-base simulators and the (high-fidelity) full-motion simulators that are currently being offered in the market. The Company integrates more…
15 April 2016
DEAL FLASH: Oaklins’ team in Cleveland, USA, served as the exclusive financial advisor to CARCO S.R.L. in its acquisition of Polymer Concepts Technologies, Inc. (PCTI). Oaklin’s team provided CARCO with a customized buy-side process, including building a pipeline of candidates, engaging prospects, valuing the businesses, conducting due diligence, negotiations and closing. Read more about the transaction, market trends, deal drivers and M&A valuation aspects.