Mercury Systems Completes Acquisition of Physical Optics Corporation

Mercury Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mrcy.com), a leader in trusted, secure mission-critical technologies for aerospace and defense, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Physical Optics Corporation (POC).

Pursuant to the terms of the definitive agreement applicable to the acquisition, Mercury acquired POC for a purchase price of $310 million, subject to net working capital and net debt adjustments. The acquisition was funded through a combination of cash on hand and Mercury’s existing revolving credit facility.

“We’re pleased that this transaction was completed on schedule; the next step is executing a seamless integration,” said Mark Aslett, Mercury’s president and chief executive officer. “The acquisition is directly aligned with our strategy and will enable us to deliver more complete, pre-integrated avionics subsystems to our customers. We welcome the POC team to the Mercury family.”

Source: Mercury Systems
Date: Jan 4, 2021