TransDigm completes acquisition of Esterline Technologies

TransDigm Group Incorporate has successfully completed the acquisition of Esterline Technologies Corporation, a supplier of products to the global aerospace and defense industry.

Under the terms of the merger agreement, Esterline shareholders will receive US$122.50 per share in cash, without interest.  The transaction is valued at approximately US$4.0 billion in total consideration, including the assumption of debt. The acquisition was previously announced on October 10, 2018. 

The acquisition of Esterline expands TransDigm’s platform of proprietary and sole source content for the aerospace and defense industries, including significant aftermarket exposure. Esterline, with fiscal year 2018 revenue of US$2.0 billion, has attractive platform positions in both the OEM and aftermarket and has substantial content on many important commercial aircraft variants, many regional and business jet aircraft and major defense platforms.

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