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WilmerHale Represents BAE Systems in Antitrust Clearance for $4.5 Billion Acquisition

July 31, 2007

On July 31, 2007, BAE Systems, a leading global defense and aerospace company, completed its $ 4.5 billion acquisition of Armor Holdings Inc. WilmerHale represented BAE Systems in obtaining antitrust clearance from the US Department of Justice. This was one of the largest transactions in the history of BAE Systems and the largest transaction in the defense sector so far this year.

The WilmerHale Antitrust and Competition team was led by partners Bill Kolasky and Lee Greenfield.