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Leonardo closes acquisition of Kopter

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Posted at 8:17 AM, Apr 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-09 09:17:16-04

Italian helicopter company Leonardo has closed its acquisition of Kopter.

The $185 million deal was announced in January with Leonardo saying it would move its operations to the Kopter facility in Lafayette next year.

Leonardo plans to build 100 helicopters a year in Lafayette.

Read more about the acquisition from our media partners at The Advocate.