Having acquired 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 introduced 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 marketing 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 totally unlock the C Sequence’ potential and create vital new worth for purchasers, suppliers, workers, shareholders and the communities through which the partnership operates.
The partnership’s head workplace, major meeting line and associated features might be based mostly 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 response to the next schedule:
Bombardier will fund the money shortfalls of CSALP, if required, throughout 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 might be shared proportionately amongst CSALP’s Class A shareholders.
Airbus will consolidate CSALP efficient from July 1st onwards.
Additional monetary data on the transaction might be supplied later this yr.
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 govt, 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 group Airbus.
“The energy of your entire Airbus group might 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 general plane product providing brings vital worth to Airbus, our clients and shareholders.”