March 21, 2018

Willkie advised Extant Components Group Holdings, Inc., a portfolio company of private equity firm Warburg Pincus LLC, on the transaction.

On March 19, 2018, Willkie client Extant Components Group Holdings, Inc., a company specializing in supporting Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) with product licensing, obsolescence management and reengineering, lifecycle sustainment, and counterfeit prevention services for mature electronics, avionics and electromechanical products used on various military, business, general aviation, and commercial air transport platforms, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by TransDigm Group Incorporated ("TransDigm") (NYSE: TDG), a leading global designer, producer and supplier of highly engineered aircraft components, for approximately $525 million in cash.

The Willkie deal team was led by partners Steven Gartner and Russell Leaf, and included partner Jordan Messinger and associates Jeffrey Daniel and Justin Sommerkamp.