Diehl takes over Thales share in Diehl Aircabin

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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
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. 
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Press contact: 
Thales - Media Relations
Alexandre Perra
Tel : +33 6 71 28 52 15 
Thales - Investor Relations
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Tel : +33 1 57 77 89 02 

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