United Technologies, one of the largest financial and industrial groups in the United States, announces the acquisition of the company Goodrich, an American manufacturer of systems and parts for the aerospace industry. The transaction amount will be 16.5 billion US dollars, and the net debt of the company, which is 1.9 billion US dollars, will also be covered. Shareholders Goodrich Corp. will receive $127.50 per share.
Such an acquisition was the largest for both United Technologies over the past ten years, and for the industry as a whole. The deal is expected to increase the corporation's earnings by 10% per share in 2012 and by 12% in 2013.
Goodrich Corp. is the world's largest manufacturer of chassis and other parts that are used in military and civil aviation, as well as in the creation of various modes of transport, the acquisition of an industry leader will allow United Technologies not only to achieve commercial goals, but also to strengthen its position in the market. We have a company Goodrich Corp. best known for the brand of car tires B. F. Goodrich, which has been owned by the company since 1988 Michelin.