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UK Business Secretary To Have Further Talks With Ministers, Related Parties On Cobham Deal
UK's CMA Says Delivered Its Report On Advent/Cobham Deal To Secretary Of State For Business, Energy, & Industrial Strategy
Advent Says Cobham Deal Gets Regulatory Nod From European Commission
Cobham plc is a technology and services provider in commercial and defense and security markets. It operates in four segments. The Communications and Connectivity segment provides equipment and solutions to enable connectivity across a range of environments in aerospace, avionics, satellite and radio, wireless and mobile connectivity markets. The Mission Systems segment provides safety and survival systems for extreme environments, aerial refueling systems and wing-tip to wing-tip mission systems for fast jets, transport aircraft and rotorcraft. The Aviation Services segment delivers outsourced aviation services, including military training, special mission flight operations and outsourced commercial aviation. The Advanced Electronic Solutions segment provides solutions for communication on land, at sea, in the air and in space through off-the-shelf and a range of products, including radio frequency, microwave, and microelectronics, antenna subsystems and motion control solutions.
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James Robert Provan Pike
Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
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Gerhard du Plessis
Marion C. Blakey
Non-Executive Independent Director
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U.S. private equity firm Advent International said it had won approval from European Union, U.S. and Finnish regulators for its $5 billion acquisition of British defense company Cobham <COB.L>, as it continues to wait for U.K. approval.
Britain will investigate the national security impact of the purchase of defense company Cobham by U.S. private equity firm Advent International, potentially delaying or even blocking the $5 billion deal.
Britain has ordered the competition regulator to investigate whether the agreed acquisition of defence company Cobham by U.S. private equity firm Advent International should be blocked due to national security concerns.
U.S. private equity firm Advent International won its battle to buy Britain's Cobham <COB.L> for $5 billion on Monday, taking advantage of the weak pound to pounce on the defense and aerospace group that pioneered air-to-air refueling.
British defence and aerospace group Cobham Plc said on Monday its investors had backed a 4 billion-pound ($5 billion)buyout offer from U.S. private equity firm Advent International.
U.S. private equity firm Advent International is set to clinch its 4 billion pound ($4.99 billion) takeover of defense and aerospace group Cobham Plc <COB.L> after Advent received support from more than 75% of shareholders, the Financial Times reported on Friday.
U.S. private equity firm Advent International is set to clinch its 4 billion pound ($4.99 billion) takeover of defence and aerospace group Cobham Plc after Advent received support from more than 75% of shareholders, the Financial Times reported on Friday.
The biggest investor in defense company Cobham <COB.L>, Silchester International Investors, said late Thursday that it did not consider a $5 billion offer for the company from private equity firm Advent International as 'compelling'.
U.S. private equity firm Advent International has agreed to pay 4 billion pounds ($5 billion) to buy Cobham, the British defense and aerospace group known for its pioneering air-to-air refueling technology.
A slew of mixed corporate earnings left London's FTSE 100 little changed on Thursday, while mid-cap aerospace firm Cobham surged to a more than three-year high after a buyout offer.
U.S. private equity group Advent Internaional has agreed to buy defence and aerospace group Cobham for 4 billion pounds ($4.99 billion), the British company said on Thursday.
British engineer Cobham Plc <COB.L> is to be acquired by U.S. private equity firm Advent International in a deal that would value it at about 4 billion pounds ($4.99 billion) including debt, the Financial Times reported, citing people close to the situation.
British engineer Cobham said it planned to reinstate a progressive dividend after it strengthened its balance sheet, settled a dispute with Boeing and forecast more progress in 2019.
British engineer Cobham said it planned to reinstate a progressive dividend after it strengthened its balance sheet and forecast more progress in 2019.
British engineer Cobham will take an additional exceptional charge of 160 million pounds ($206 million) to settle a dispute with Boeing over its delayed KC-46 aerial refuelling programme, it said on Tuesday.
British engineer Cobham said on Tuesday it would take an additional exceptional charge of 160 million pounds ($206 million) in relation to a dispute with Boeing over an aerial refueling program.
Britain's Cobham said that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) had dropped an investigation started last year into the aerospace and defence firm's handling of inside information ahead of a rights issue announcement.
A growing order intake helped British engineer Cobham to reiterate its full-year underlying profit forecast on Friday but the group warned its full recovery would still take time and risks and challenges remained.
British engineer Cobham <COB.L> said it would cost an additional $53 million to complete its work on Boeing's troubled KC-46 aerial refueling program, with delays straining ties between the two groups and sending its shares down 10 percent.
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