Slaughter and May advised GE Aviation on an agreement to sell its aerostructures business at Hamble, UK to Aernnova.

21 Oct 2019

Slaughter and May advised GE Aviation on an agreement to sell its aerostructures business at Hamble, UK to Aernnova. The Hamble facility is a leading supplier of major civil and military aircraft structures in hi-tech composites, metallic, acrylics and hybrid structures.

The disposal also includes specific assets at GE Aviation’s facility in Suzhou, China, and the Suzhou facility will continue to manufacture components for the Airbus A320 and A350 XWB programs for the sold business.

Contacts

Corporate: Nilufer von Bismarck (partner), David Plant (associate), Stephanie Crossley (trainee), Imogen Green (trainee); IP/IT: Susie Middlemiss (partner), Ian Ranson (associate), Georgina Hoy (associate); Pensions and Employment: Padraig Cronin (partner), Rosemary Nelson (associate), Christian Davies (associate), Chris Sharpe (associate); Real Estate: John Nevin (partner), Samantha Brady (senior counsel), Ben Redding (associate), Richard Keczkes (associate); Tax: Dominic Robertson (partner), Sarah Osprey (associate)


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