Cobham plc ('Cobham') notes the announcement
made by the UK Office of Fair Trading (OFT) on 9
Augustthat it has decided not to refer
Cobham's completed acquisition of Thrane & Thrane A/S
('Thrane & Thrane') to the Competition Commission,
under the provisions of the Enterprise Act 2002.
This announcement means thatthe UK OFT
has concluded its investigation and the matter is now
As announced on 8 August Cobham has delisted the
shares of Thrane & Thrane from the NASDAQ OMX at the end of
July and is making progress towardsthe
compulsory redemption of minority shareholders with
completion expected in December 2012.
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Warren Tucker, Chief Financial Officer
+44 (0)1202 882020
Julian Wais, Director of Investor
+44 (0)1202 857998
Michael Harrison/Will Carnwath
+44 (0)20 7404 5959
Cobham specialises in meeting the demand for data,
connectivity and bandwidth in defence, security and
commercial environments. Offering a technically diverse and
innovative range of technologies and services, the Group
protects lives and livelihoods, responding to customer
needs with agility that differentiates it. The most
important thing we build is trust. Employing more than
11,000 people on five continents, the Group has customers
and partners in over 100 countries.
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