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Qinetiq targets Meggitt in latest acquisition

21st December 2016 - 10:27 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in London


In a bid to expand its global reach UK based company Qinetiq has announced the acquisition of Meggitt Target Systems for the sum of £57.5 million ($70.1 million). 

Meggitt currently provides target systems to around 40 countries and has operating bases in both the UK and Canada, generating 90% of its revenue outside of the UK. According to Qinetiq, Megget is expected to generate £28 million of revenue and approximately £5.5m of operating profit in the year to 31 December 2016.

The acquisition will form part of Qinetiq’s new international business unit and will be reported within Qinetiq’s Global Products

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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