Edwards Advisory is a boutique aerospace and defence consultancy providing strategic business and transaction advisory services.

 

Completed Assignments

Sale of Assets of Wallop Defence Systems, an Esterline business, to Chemring plc, Announced November 2015

Edwards Advisory, in conjunction with Broca Partners, advised Esterline on the sale of the Air Countermeasures activities from its UK subsidiary Wallop Defence Systems, to Chemring plc.  Edwards Advisory provided full sell-side advisory services from drafting Information Packs to contacting buyers to negotiating the transaction.  Edwards Advisory also supported discussions with the UK Ministry Of Defence who were involved in the process because of the military sensitive nature of the technology.

Sale of Euravia Engineering to Magellan Aerospace for £38m, Completed May 2015

Edwards Advisory, in conjunction with Broca Partners, advised the private owner of Euravia Engineering, a leading engine MRO provider, on the sale of his business to Magellan Aerospace, a Canadian public company, for approximately £38m.  Edwards Advisory and Broca provided full sell-side advisory services from drafting of the Information Memorandum to contacting buyers to managing diligence activities to negotiating and closing the transaction.

 

Buy-Side Advisory for European Aerospace Group, Completed August 2014

Edwards Advisory, in conjunction with Broca Partners, advised the Board of a leading family owned European aerospace group on their expansion by acquisition into a niche segment of the aviation services aftermarket.

 

Strategic Advisory for European Industrials Company, Completed June 2014

Edwards Advisory, in conjunction with Broca Partners, advised the owners and management of a European industrials company on the strategic options for their defence technology subsidiary.

 

Buy Side Advisory for UK Public Company, Completed April 2015

Edwards Advisory advised a UK public company on their potential $200m+ acquisition of a US based aerostructures business.

 


 

Ongoing Assignments

 

Sale of Aerospace Distribution Company

Edwards Advisory, in conjunction with Broca Partners, has been engaged by the owners of a European aerospace components distribution company, to sell the business. Edwards Advisory and Broca are responsible for all aspects of the sale process.

 

Buy Side Advisory for US Defence Company

Edwards Advisory has been engaged by the UK subsidiary of one of the world’s largest defence companies, to provide general buy-side acquisition advice and support.


Private Equity Advisory

Edwards Advisory has been engaged by various private equity groups to provide strategic advice associated with potential aerospace transactions. 


Hedge Fund Advisory

Edwards Advisory provides advice, both ad-hoc and project based, to hedge funds with regards M&A activity in the aerospace and defence sector.