PR Newswire/Les Echos/ Diehl takes over Thales share in Diehl Aircabin Neuilly-sur-Seine, 21 December 2012 - The Diehl Group, Nürnberg, Germany, has acquired Thales's minority interest (49%) in Diehl Aircabin GmbH, Laupheim, Germany. Thus, Diehl Aircabin is from now on fully owned by Diehl. Diehl Aircabin mainly supplies commercial air transport aircraft manufacturers with cabin interior lining (panels, hatracks...), air conditioning ducts and crew rest compartments. Diehl Aircabin's operations are to be totally unaffected. Thales had announced its decision to divest its minority interest in Diehl Aircabin at its annual general meeting in May 2012, as part of the ongoing optimisation of its portfolio. This move does not affect Diehl Aerospace and Junghans Microtec, the other joint ventures of Diehl and Thales, and both groups are willing to pursue their long standing and successful cooperation. About Thales Thales is a global technology leader for the Defence & Security and the Aerospace & Transportation markets. In 2011, the company generated revenues of EUR13 billion with 67,000 employees in 56 countries. With its 22,500 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design, develop and deploy equipment, systems and services that meet the most complex security requirements. Thales has an exceptional international footprint, with operations around the world working with customers as local partners. www.thalesgroup.com Follow us on Twitter: @ThalesPress Press contact: Thales - Media Relations Alexandre Perra Tel : +33 6 71 28 52 15 email@example.com Investors: Thales - Investor Relations Jean-Claude Climeau Tel : +33 1 57 77 89 02 firstname.lastname@example.org 45, rue de Villiers - 92526 Neuilly-sur-Seine Cedex - France - Tel: +33 (0)1 57 77 86 26 - Fax: +33 (0)1 57 77 87 44 www.thalesgroup.com The content and accuracy of news releases published on this site and/or distributed by PR Newswire or its partners are the sole responsibility of the originating company or organisation. Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of our services, such releases are not actively monitored or reviewed by PR Newswire or its partners and under no circumstances shall PR Newswire or its partners be liable for any loss or damage resulting from the use of such information. All information should be checked prior to publication. -0- Dec/24/2012 11:39 GMT
Diehl takes over Thales share in Diehl Aircabin
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