Having obtained all required regulatory approvals, Airbus, Bombardier and Investissement Québec have agreed to shut the C Sequence transaction efficient on July 1st.
The transaction by which Airbus will purchase a majority stake within the C Sequence Plane Partnership was initially announced in October 2017.
The Mirabel-based partnership, which was initially established between Bombardier and IQ, will profit from Airbus’ international attain, scale, procurement organisation and experience in promoting, advertising and producing the C Sequence – a state-of-the-art jet plane household within the 100-150 seat market.
Airbus will work with its companions Bombardier and IQ to completely unlock the C Sequence’ potential and create important new worth for patrons, suppliers, staff, shareholders and the communities by which the partnership operates.
The partnership’s head workplace, major meeting line and associated capabilities will probably be primarily based in Mirabel, Québec.
As beforehand introduced, Bombardier will proceed with its present funding plan of C Sequence Plane Partnership.
Because of the early closing of the partnership, the phrases of this plan are up to date in accordance with the next schedule:
Bombardier will fund the money shortfalls of CSALP, if required, in the course of the second half of 2018, as much as a most of US$ 225 million; throughout 2019, as much as a most of US$ 350 million; and as much as a most combination quantity of US$ 350 million over the next two years, in consideration for non-voting collaborating shares of CSALP with cumulative annual dividends of two per cent.
Any extra shortfall throughout such durations will probably be shared proportionately amongst CSALP’s Class A shareholders.
Airbus will consolidate CSALP efficient from July 1st onwards.
Additional monetary data on the transaction will probably be supplied later this 12 months.
The C Sequence program continues to ramp up.
Having delivered 17 plane in 2017, it’s gearing as much as double its deliveries in 2018.
Airbus chief government, Tom Enders, stated: “This partnership extends our dedication to Québec and to all of Canadian aerospace, and we’re very glad to welcome so many C Sequence teammates into the prolonged staff Airbus.
“The energy of your entire Airbus group will probably be behind the C Sequence.
“Not solely will that allow this excellent plane to fulfil its market potential, however we’re satisfied the addition of the C Sequence to our total plane product providing brings important worth to Airbus, our clients and shareholders.”