Implications of the United Technologies Acquisition of Rockwell Collins
By August Cole and Jay Carmel
Earlier this month, United Technologies Corp. and Rockwell Collins announced that United Technologies will acquire Rockwell Collins for $30 billion, creating what can be classed as a “Super Supplier.” Coming only six years after United Technologies bought Goodrich for over $18 billion, August and Jay examine why United Technologies sought to acquire Rockwell Collins and what the long-term implications of a new super supplier are for the industry.
ABOUT THE PRESENTERS
August Cole is the writer-in-residence at Avascent. He is the co-author of Ghost Fleet: A Novel of the Next World War and the editor of the Atlantic Council’s War Stories from the Future anthology. For more information, contact email@example.com.
Jay Carmel is a Project Director at Avascent and leads the firm’s aerospace practice. Mr. Carmel specializes in developing market strategies, competitive pricing analyses, and M&A due diligence assessments for firms and financial sponsors active in the commercial, civil, and military aviation domains. On over 100 engagements during his time at Avascent, Mr. Carmel has served a range of manufacturers and service providers operating in segments such as aerostructures, aviation connectivity, electromechanical components, training and simulation, and unmanned systems. For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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