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January 8, 2013
19:52 EDTUTX, GYGenCorp receives modification to FTC request related to Rocketdyne acquisition
GenCorp (GY) announced that it has received a modification to the request for additional information from the Federal Trade Commission in connection with the company's proposed acquisition of Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne from United Technologies (UTX). The modification excludes large and medium liquid rocket engines for launch vehicles and spacecraft from the scope of the FTC's investigation of the proposed acquisition. United Technologies has received a similar modification to the Second Request letter it received. At this time, the FTC's investigation of the proposed acquisition is limited to the Liquid Divert and Attitude Control Systems businesses of GenCorp and United Technologies. GenCorp is in the process of preparing its LDACS business for sale to facilitate an expeditious completion of the FTC's investigation. Completion of the transaction is subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions, including required regulatory approvals. The company expects the acquisition to close in 1H13.
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February 25, 2015
17:23 EDTUTXUnited Technologies awarded $407M government contract
United Technologies Corp., East Hartford, Connecticut, has been awarded a $407M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for engine component improvement program. Contractor will provide design improvement, life management/analysis, repair development and test of engines produced by Pratt & Whitney. Work will be performed at East Hartford, Connecticut, and is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2021. This contract involves foreign military sales. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal year 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $5M are being obligated at the time of award for task order 0001. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.
07:09 EDTUTXUnited Technologies price target to $138 ahead of Analyst Day at Credit Suisse
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February 23, 2015
06:51 EDTUTXAerospace sector downgraded to Neutral from Attractive at Goldman
Goldman downgraded the Aerospace sector to Neutral based on group outperformance and increased downside risks. The firm believes Boeing (BA) and Airbus are now oversupplying the market after a decade of undersupply and replacement demand required to sustain production may prove difficult to achieve. Goldman said accelerated new aircraft replacements was partially due to fuel economics and lower fuel prices and global growth volatility could substantially change Aerospace dynamics. As part of the sector view change, Goldman downgraded Boeing to Sell from Neutral and Precision Castparts (PCP) to Natural from Buy.
February 20, 2015
06:27 EDTUTXUnited Tech's Sikorsky may look to make military helicopters in India, WSJ says
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