US pioneer in high-tech ball screws goes Italian

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 international prestige and standing.

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