Singapore-based multinational defence and aerospace corporation ST Engineering has completed the purchase of a smaller aircraft repair company.
Honeywell has acquired privately held Aviaso, an international aviation software company that offers fuel efficiency and emissions savings software to the airline industry.
US defence and aerospace components manufacturer Heico Corporation has acquired a controlling stake in Aerospace & Commercial Technologies (ACT).
Warren Buffett, through his firm Berkshire Hathaway, has purchased Precision Castparts for $37.2bn – one of the company's most expensive acquisitions to date.
British aerospace and automotive manufacturer, GKN has announced plans to acquire the Dutch aerostructures company Fokker Technologies for €706m (US$776m).
Infor yesterday announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire GT Nexus, the world's largest cloud-based global commerce platform, for $675m.
Spinifex Pharmaceuticals, which focuses on the development of new drugs for the treatment of chronic pain, has announced that it has agreed to the sale of Spinifex to Novartis International AG for an upfront cash consideration of US$200m, plus undisclosed clinical development and regulatory milestone payments.
US defence manufacturer Lockheed Martin has made its biggest acquisition in 20 years after acquiring Sikorsky Aircraft for $9bn.
US defense manufacturer Lockheed Martin is reportedly looking to purchase the Sikorsky Aircraft helicopters group from United Technologies Corp.
Ferrero International – the Italian manufacturer of Ferrero Rocher, Nutella, Kinder Eggs and Tic Tacs – has put in an offer to acquire the British chocolate company, Thorntons Plc for £112m.