Sidley is representing Cubic Corporation in its acquisition by Veritas Capital and Evergreen Coast Capital for an enterprise value of US$2.8 billion.
Cubic is a technology-driven, market-leading provider of integrated solutions that increase situational understanding for transportation, defense C4ISR, and training customers worldwide to decrease urban congestion and improve the militaries’ effectiveness and operational readiness. Cubic shareholders will receive US$70.00 in cash for each share of Cubic’s common stock they currently hold. The transaction is expected to close during the second calendar quarter of 2021, subject to customary closing conditions, including the receipt of shareholder and regulatory approvals.
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