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MACOM Buys Cobham’s Aeroflex Diode Portfolio for $38M Cash

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings (Nasdaq: MTSI) has bought the Aeroflex radio frequency and microwave diode portfolio of Cobham through a $38 million cash transaction. John Croteau, MACOM president and CEO, said Monday the deal is intended to complement the company’s semiconductor business and that he expects the acquisition to be accretive on earnings and operating margin of the …

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BAE Taps Cobham Microelectronics Tech for F-35

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 21,  2015 — BAE Systems has tapped Cobham to manufacture microelectronic components and assemblies for the F-35 Lightning II radar and electronic warfare system under a series of contracts worth $51 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Cobham said Monday the company supplies other parts for the aircraft program, …

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Meggitt Buys EDAC Composites Business in US for $340M

Meggitt has acquired the U.S.-based composite components business of EDAC Technologies for $340 million in an effort to enter the jet engine and airframe components market, Defense News reported Tuesday. Andrew Chuter writes that British aerospace engineering company purchased the composites business from Greenbriar Equity Group and others that purchased EDAC in 2013. The acquisition …

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Meggitt Signs $200M Deal to Acquire Cobham’s Advanced Composites Business

Cobham has agreed to sell its advanced composites business to British aerospace equipment manufacturer Meggitt for $200 million cash, MarketWatch reported Monday. Ed Ballard writes the business posted $81.1 million in sales during 2014 and offers exhaust flaps, air-to-air refueling systems and other aircraft structures to U.S. and British customers. …

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David Kopf Joins Anaren as President of Space & Defense Group

David Kopf, formerly vice president of engineering and operations at Astronics AeroSat, has joined Anaren as president of the company’s space and defense group. His experience in leadership and business development at various technology-based space and defense companies works to support the business group’s capabilities, Anaren President and CEO Larry Sala …

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Cobham Completes $1B Aeroflex Buy; Bob Murphy Comments

Cobham plc has finalized its approximately $1.46 billion acquisition of Aeroflex (NYSE: ARX) after shareholders and regulatory bodies approved the transaction. Following the completed transaction, the Aeroflex business will be consolidated with the British defense contractor’s advanced electronic solutions division and communications and connectivity business group. Cobham said Monday it expects the acquisition to boost the company’s current …

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Robert Murphy: Cobham Targets Commercial Sectors Through $1.5B Deal for A&D Electronics Maker Aeroflex

England-based aerospace, defense and technology contractor Cobham plc has struck a deal to purchase microelectronic, testing and measuring equipment supplier Aeroflex Holding Corp. (NYSE: ARX) for around $900 billion in cash, or $10.50 per share. Cobham would also assume $540 million of Aeroflex’s debt on March 31. The companies expect …

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Paul Jona Joins Cobham SATCOM in SVP Role; Walther Thygesen to Retire in June

Paul Jona, formerly CEO and chairman of CoActive Technologies, has been appointed a senior vice president at Cobham SATCOM. He started his new role at Cobham on March 3 and will work with incumbent SVP Walther Thygesen, who plans to retire from the company in June, Cobham said Monday. Jona, a 30-year technology …

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Cobham Wins Potential $302M Training Program Extension; Bob Murphy Comments

Cobham has won a potential $302 million contract extension to continue providing operational readiness training services to U.K. Defence Ministry personnel. The five-year base period is worth $249 million and work would extend to 2019 with options, Cobham said Thursday. Bob Murphy, Cobham CEO, said the award continues the company’s …

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Cobham Buys Mobile Tech Firm Axell for $131M Cash; Bob Murphy Comments

Cobham Plc has acquired mobile communications technology provider Axell Wireless for $130.9 million in cash as Cobham looks to expand customer base and extend offerings to larger systems. Axell supplies distributed antenna systems and wireless items such as digital repeaters, fiber optics, multi band remotes and networking tools to public …

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