British Government Gives Green Light To Cobham Takeover

LONDON – The British government has approved the £4 billion ($5.2 billion) takeover of defense company Cobham by U.S. private equity firm Advent. Late on Friday, Dec. 20, UK Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom said she was satisfied the companies would meet legally binding commitments regarding...
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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