TransDigm Group Incorporated announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the Telair Cargo Group of businesses ("Telair"), from AAR CORP. (NYSE: AIR), for a total purchase price of approximately $725 million in cash, subject to adjustment. TransDigm financed the acquisition through a combination of existing cash on hand and borrowing of $75 million under its existing revolving credit facility. The acquisition was previously announced on February 23, 2015.
Telair is a global leader in aerospace on-board cargo loading and handling, restraint systems and unit load devices for a variety of commercial and military platforms with positions on a wide range of new and existing aircraft. The business consists of three major operating units, Telair International GmbH, Nordisk Aviation Products and Telair US LLC. Telair revenues are anticipated to be about $300 million with EBITDA margins approaching 20% for fiscal year ending May 2015.
About TransDigm Group
TransDigm Group, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, is a leading global designer, producer and supplier of highly engineered aircraft components for use on nearly all commercial and military aircraft in service today. Major product offerings, substantially all of which are ultimately provided to end-users in the aerospace industry, include mechanical/electro-mechanical actuators and controls, ignition systems and engine technology, specialized pumps and valves, power conditioning devices, specialized AC/DC electric motors and generators, NiCad batteries and chargers, engineered latching and locking devices, rods and locking devices, engineered connectors and elastomers, cockpit security components and systems, specialized cockpit displays, aircraft audio systems, specialized lavatory components, seatbelts and safety restraints, engineered interior surfaces, lighting and control technology and military personnel parachutes and cargo delivery systems.