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BBA Group


BBA Aviation is to acquire Executive Beechcraft, the US aircraft management and maintenance services company with annual sales of about £30m.
27-Apr-2007


BBA Aviation has acquired Commercial Aircraft Products, the US manufacturer of hydraulic system components, for an initial £2.9m.
06-Feb-2007


BBA Aviation is to sell Becorit, the German rail friction manufacturer, to Wabtec Corporation of the US for £29m, in order to focus on aviation services.
29-Nov-2006


BBA Group is planning to spin off its Fiberweb non-woven materials business with a flotation on the London Stock Exchange in November.
25-Oct-2006


BBA Group has acquired Ontic Engineering & Manufacturing, the US supplier of aviation parts, for £37m.
01-Mar-2006


BBA Group is to acquire Boker Aeroclean, the Heathrow-based aircraft cleaning company, for £12m, as well as an 85% stake in FBO Shannon of Shannon Airport for £1.8m.
09-Dec-2004


BBA Group is to acquire Airport Group International, the US airport services company, from TBI for £13m, as well as Executive Aircraft Services from Group4Securicor for £4.5m.
29-Oct-2004


BBA Group is to acquire Execair, the provider of passenger handling, flight planning and ground transportation services, from John Menzies for £12m, in order to expand its Signature Flight Support subsidiary.
13-Aug-2004


BBA is looking to expand its aviation services business by spending up to £300m on acquisitions this year.
26-Feb-2004


BBA Group has acquired Tecnofibra, the Italian manufacturer of non-woven materials, for £22m.
03-Sep-2003


BBA Group is to acquire the Midcoast Aviation Fixed Base Operation at St Louis Lambert International Airport in the US for £6m, in order to expand its Signature Flight subsidiary.
16-May-2003


BBA Group has acquired the Premier Turbines aircraft engine repair business in the US from Sabreliner Corporation for £22m, and has also announced the sale of its Luton engineering business to Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation.
25-Apr-2003


BBA Group has acquired Air Kaman, the US aircraft servicing company based at Jacksonville International Airport, for £11m.
17-Jul-2002


BBA Group has acquired three aviation services companies in the US and Canada for a total £23m, and has also announced plans to invest £5m expanding hangar facilities at Luton Airport.
10-Jul-2002


BBA is looking to spend up to £300m on acquisitions to expand its commercial and corporate aviation businesses, and has just completed the acquisition of Aircraft Service International Group of the US for £97m.
12-Jul-2001


BBA is to invest £25m on productivity improvements in its materials technology division, and has also announced plans to shed about 600 jobs in Europe and the US.
07-Mar-2001


BBA has acquired a Dallas-based aircraft engine repair business from Gulfstream Aerospace and sold four US regional maintenance centres to Gulfstream for a net sum of £43m.
17-Jan-2001


BBA has acquired Aircraft Service International Group, the US aviation services company based in Florida, for £106m.
16-Nov-2000


BBA has sold its automotive brake pads business to HSBC Private Equity for £389m, as part of a strategy to focus on aviation services and materials technology.
18-Jul-2000


BBA is planning to acquire Lynton Aviation of the US for £37m and Osprey Aviation of Southampton for £2.5m, as part of a strategy to develop a global airline maintenance business.
05-Jun-2000


BBA has acquired Oxford Aviation, the pilot trainer, for £55m, as part of a strategy to double the size of its aviation services business.
02-Mar-2000


BBA is acquiring AMR Combs, the US business aircraft service concern, from AMR Corporation for £101m.
16-Dec-1998


BBA is acquiring UNC Airwork, the US engine maintenance business, from UNC for £32m, as part of a strategy to focus on aviation and materials.
26-Aug-1998


BBA has sold Ajax Magnethermic, the supplier of melting equipment and induction furnaces, to management for £82m, which completes its exit from specialist electrical activities.
22-Jul-1998


BBA is acquiring Veratec, the non-woven fabrics operation, from International Paper of the US for £174m, which will greatly expand its international coverage and give it plants in Canada and Mexico.
22-Apr-1998


BBA Group is selling its Haefely Trench high voltage power transmission products business to a management team supported by CVC Capital Partners for £164m.
16-Sep-1997


BBA is acquiring Becorit Gesellschaft Wilhelm Beckmann, the German maker of railway friction materials, for up to £28m.
06-Aug-1997


BBA Group is acquiring International Airmotive, the US engine overhaul and aircraft servicing company, for £176m, in a move which will make aviation a core activity for the engineering group.
10-Dec-1996


BBA Group has sold four subsidiaries for £19m - Highams, Southern Industrial Products, RM Engineered Products and Fairprene.
14-Nov-1995