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Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies and Sikorsky to create JV to Develop Military Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Center in UAE

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According to the press release, “Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies (ADAT) and Sikorsky Aerospace Services today announced the launch of a joint venture to provide world class military aviation Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces and other military operators internationally, including in the wider Middle East and North Africa region.

ADAT is wholly owned by Mubadala Development Company, the strategic investment arm of the Abu Dhabi Government, in the United Arab Emirates. Sikorsky Aerospace Services is the aftermarket business of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

The joint venture, known as AMMROC (Advanced Military Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Center), brings together ADAT’s military track record of high quality and reliable maintenance services, and Sikorsky Aerospace Services’ Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) expertise.

With the combined strength of the joint venture parties and an aggregate investment that exceeds US$800 million, AMMROC will draw on decades of experience and expertise in aerospace engineering, material support, logistics, maintenance, component repair, overhaul and training to deliver a fully integrated MRO support program by a single provider. This will enable AMMROC to provide innovative platform solutions for all fixed and rotary wing aircraft, to ensure guaranteed aircraft readiness, deployability, improved safety and self reliance.

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ADIA Seeks to Sell KIC Headquarters

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The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) is seeking to sell the building that houses the headquarters of the Korea Investment Corporation (KIC). [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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BMO and OTPP Test Blockchain Canadian Dollar Debt Deal

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The Bank of Montreal (BMO) and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) participated in a landmark blockchain Canadian-dollar debt transaction. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Just Group Acquires Corinthian Pension Consulting

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Just Group plc acquired a 75% ownership stake in the holding company of Corinthian Pension Consulting Limited (Corinthian Pension Consulting). Operating in the institutional world for over 12 years, Corinthian Pension Consulting provides advisory services to defined-benefit pension scheme trustees and scheme sponsors undertaking bulk scheme exercises. The remaining 25% will be retained by current shareholders of Corinthian Pension Consulting. Robert MacGregor will continue to lead Corinthian Pension Consulting, as its Chief Executive Officer. Furthermore, Corinthian Benefits Consulting Limited and Corinthian Affinity Solutions Limited will continue to operate as before, becoming part of a newly formed holding company, Corinthian Group Holdings Limited.

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