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Greg Hayes: UTC, Raytheon Want ‘Platform Agnostic’ Tech Portfolio for Future Combined Firm

Greg Hayes, chairman and CEO of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTC), has said that both UTC and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) agreed on implementing a "platform agnostic" approach for technology offerings of the future merged company. The two contractors signed an all-stock deal that will create a systems provider across aerospace and defense segments.

 

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Raytheon, UTC Announce All-Stock Merger; Thomas Kennedy, Greg Hayes Quoted

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) have agreed to merge in an all-stock deal that will establish a platform-agnostic technology provider within aerospace and defense segments. The combined company will operate as Raytheon Technologies and be headquartered in the greater Boston metro area upon the deal’s completion, which is expected in the first half of 2020, the firms said in a joint statement published Sunday.

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PwC Report: Global Aerospace and Defense M&A Deal Value Reached $4B in Q1 2019

A new PwC report says the value of global mergers and acquisitions in the aerospace and defense sector was $4B in the first quarter of 2019, down 73 percent from the prior year period and 45 percent lower than the 10-year average. PwC said the number of M&A deals in the A&D …

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Arlington Capital Unveils New Aerospace Firm as Acquisition of Triumph Group’s Fabrication Business Closes

Arlington Capital Partners has formed a new company after the Washington, D.C.-based private equity firm completed its purchase of Triumph Group’s (NYSE: TGI) forming and fabrication facilities. Radius Aerospace will run as an independent company and be led by Tony Johnson as CEO, Arlington Capital said Monday. Johnson, who will …

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Ed Meehan Named Guidehouse Aerospace & Defense Lead; Scott McIntyre Quoted

Ed Meehan, formerly chief operating officer at Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business, has joined management consulting services provider Guidehouse as aerospace and defense segment leader. He will oversee the company’s growth strategy and introduce innovative measures, commercial practices and new capabilities to the customer base, Guidehouse said Tuesday. Meehan’s “focus …

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Gryphon Buys Engineering, Technical Services Provider Schafer

Defense engineering services contractor Gryphon Technologies has purchased Schafer from Belcan, a portfolio company of private investment firm AE Industrial Partners, for an undisclosed sum. Schafer provides engineering, scientific and technical services to military and intelligence agency clients in support of their national security efforts, Gryphon said Monday. “By combining Schafer with Gryphon, we are strengthening our strategic …

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TransDigm Closes $4B Esterline Purchase

TransDigm Group (NYSE: TDG) has concluded its approximately $4B purchase of Esterline Technologies (NYSE: ESL) in a push to expand its proprietary and sole-source content platform for defense and aerospace sectors. TransDigm initially announced the deal on Oct. 10 and the company said Thursday Esterline shareholders will get $122.50 in cash per …

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PwC: Aerospace, Defense Sector Recorded $57.8B in 2018 M&A Deal Value

A new PwC report says the value of mergers and acquisitions in the aerospace and defense sector worldwide reached $57.8B in 2018, reflecting a 19 percent drop from the previous year. Despite the decline, PwC said the deal value in 2018 was 83 percent higher than the 10-year average and the third largest in …

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KippsDeSanto Report: Aerospace, Defense M&A Momentum to Continue in 2019

Eighty percent of 222 dealmakers who responded to a KippsDeSanto & Co. survey expect merger-and-acquisition activity in the aerospace, defense and government services markets to increase this year or remain the same as last year. KippsDeSanto said Tuesday more than 60 percent of 2019 M&A Survey respondents were executive-level corporate or strategic buyers and …

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