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Likely Clearance of CFIUS Filing: Perusa Partners Fund 2/SSP MEP Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG and Schroth Businesses from TransDigm Group

Status:  Likely Clearance   Acquirer:  Perusa Partners Fund 2, L.P. (Guernsey); SSP MEP Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) Acquired:  Schroth businesses from TransDigm Group Inc. (US) Value:  Approximately US$90 million Industry:  Aerospace… Continue Reading

CFIUS Filing Clearance: MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates and DigitalGlobe

Status:   Clearance   Acquirer:  MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (Canada) Acquired:  DigitalGlobe, Inc. (US) Value:  US$3.6 billion (C$4.7 billion) Industry: Telecommunications; Aerospace   UPDATE:  On September 28, 2017, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., the Canadian global communications and information company, and DigitalGlobe, Inc., a US based satellite imagery company, “announced that the Committee on Foreign Investment … Continue Reading

CFIUS Filing Clearance: Bohai Financial Investment Holding Co. and C.I.T. Leasing Corporation; C2 Aviation Capital, Inc.

Status:  Clearance   Acquirer:  Bohai Financial Investment Holding Co., Ltd. (China) Acquired:  C.I.T. Leasing Corporation (U.S.); C2 Aviation Capital, Inc. (U.S.) Value:  US$10.4 Billion Industry:  Aerospace   UPDATE:  On April 4, 2017, CIT Group Inc. “announced that it completed the sale of its commercial aircraft leasing business to Avolon Holdings Limited (Avolon), the international aircraft leasing … Continue Reading

Upcoming/New CFIUS Filing: Intelsat, SoftBank and WorldVu

Status:  Upcoming/New Filing   Acquirer:  Intelsat S.A. (Luxembourg);  SoftBank Group Corp. (Japan) Acquired:  WorldVu Satellites Limited (Bailiwick of Jersey, Channel Islands) Value:  Approximately US$1.7 billion Industry: Telecommunications; Aerospace   On February 28, 2017, Intelsat S.A., a Luxembourg corporation and provider of critical communications infrastructure to customers in the network services, media and government sectors, and … Continue Reading

Upcoming/New CFIUS Filing: Safran SA and Zodiac Aerospace

Status:  Upcoming/New Filing   Acquirer:  Safran SA (France) Acquired:  Zodiac Aerospace SA (France) Value:  US$10.5 billion Industry:  Aerospace   On January 19, 2017, Safran SA, and Zodiac Aeospace SA, France’s two largest aeronautic suppliers, announced an agreed public cash offer by Safran for Zodiac shares, valued at approximately US$10.5 billion.   (See Safran and Zodiac Joint … Continue Reading