Leonardo Completes Kopter Acquisition

Credit: Kopter
Leonardo has completed its $185 million takeover of Switzerland’s Kopter Group from private equity firm Lynwood. The acquisition was announced in January at Heli-Expo in Anaheim, California. It means that Leonardo has secured a new, mature single-engine helicopter development program at a fraction...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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