Rockwell Collins buys Arinc

26 December 2013

Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE: COL) said it has bought Arinc Inc. from The Carlyle Group for USD1.4bn.

“With this move we take a major leap forward to realizing our vision of providing a richer set of seamless information management solutions that encompass the aircraft and ground-based systems,” said Kelly Ortberg, CEO and president of Rockwell Collins.

The company expects the impact of the acquisition to be EPS accretive once certain transaction and integration costs have been incurred. The majority of integration activities are expected to be completed in six to nine months. For the near term, customers can expect business as usual, and should continue to work with their current sales representatives, customer service centers and web-based resources.

Rockwell Collins is a pioneer in the development and deployment of innovative communication and aviation electronic solutions for both commercial and government applications. To find out more, visit www.rockwellcollins.com.

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