Singapore, 29 March 2019 – Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) refers to its earlier announcements made on 13 September 2018 (collectively, “Announcements”) in relation to the entry by its US subsidiary, Vision Technologies Aerospace Incorporated, into a conditional share purchase agreement (the “Agreement”) to acquire a 100% ownership in MRA Systems, LLC (MRAS) from General Electric Company (the “Proposed Acquisition”).
Further to the Annnouncements, ST Engineering wishes to provide an update that all applicable anti-trust approvals for the Proposed Acquisition have been obtained, and that it is pending usual clearance from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States. Subject to the remaining conditions to completion of the Proposed Acquisition being satisfied or waived pursuant to the Agreement at closing, the Proposed Acquisition is expected to close in the second quarter of 2019.
ST Engineering is a global technology, defence and engineering group specialising in the aerospace, electronics, land systems and marine sectors. The Group employs about 22,000 people across offices in Asia, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East, serving customers in the defence, government and commercial segments in more than 100 countries. With more than 500 smart city projects across 70 cities in its track record, the Group continues to help transform cities through its suite of Smart Mobility, Smart Security and Smart Environment solutions. Headquartered in Singapore, ST Engineering reported revenue of $6.7b in FY2018 and it ranks among the largest companies listed on the Singapore Exchange. It is a component stock of the FTSE Straits Times Index, MSCI Singapore, SGX ESG Transparency Index and SGX ESG Leaders Index.
The Aerospace sector operates a global MRO network with facilities and affiliates in the Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe. An integrated aerospace service provider, it offers a spectrum of maintenance and engineering services that include airframe, engine and component maintenance, repair and overhaul; engineering design and technical services; as well as aviation materials and asset management services. The sector has a global customer base that includes leading airlines, airfreight and military operators, and is the world’s largest commercial airframe MRO service provider. For more information, please visit www.stengg.com.