Aerospace and Defence

We have considerable experience advising some of the world's leading aerospace and defence companies and our multi-specialist approach means that we understand the commercial and legal issues that these clients face.

Much of our work in this sector has an international dimension and we work closely with leading local counsel when advising on these matters.

We advise on a wide spectrum of issues across all main practice areas.

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Our key experience includes advising:

Umeco on a recommended cash offer by Cytec Industries.

Zodiac Aerospace on the acquisition of Contour Aerospace.

First Reserve Corporation on the acquisition of CHC Helicopter Corporation, the world’s largest provider of helicopter services to the offshore oil and gas industry.

General Electric Company on the acquisition from Smiths Group PLC of Smiths Aerospace.

Ultra Electronics on the refinancing of it £120 million revolving credit facility.

BBA Aviation on the demerger of its materials technology division, Fiberweb, and Fiberweb's separate listing on the London Stock Exchange's main market.

Senior on a cash placing to help fund the acquisition of Sterling Machine Co., Inc.

Our clients include:

  • BBA Aviation
  • General Electric Company
  • Senior
  • Ultra Electronics
  • UMECO