BSP advising Cobham on cash acquisition of Ultra electronics Holdings plc


BSP, with a team led by Linda Harroch, Partner and Head of the Private Equity department, and composed of Francesco Del Pesce, Counsel, Grégoire Colson, Associate, and Joyce Soudry, Junior Associate, acted as Luxembourg counsel to Cobham Group on the acquisition of the entire share capital of Ultra Electronics Holdings plc, listed on the London Stock Exchange, valuated at approximatively £2.57 billion on a fully diluted basis.

Ultra employs around 4,500 employees across the globe and provides application-engineered solutions in the key elements of mission critical and intelligent systems, with capabilities and technologies which can be found on many of the world’s long-term military programmes.

The Cobham Group is a leading global technology and services innovator offering a suite of products, systems and engineering services that continue to enable innovative and cutting-edge solutions in space, avionics and electronics, in both commercial and defence markets.

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