Merger and Acquisitions News

Aerospacelab completes acquisition of AMOS

The acquisition will combine the companies’ expertise, resources, and talent to advance satellite manufacturing and deployment.

Aerospacelab has successfully finalised the acquisition of AMOS, a renowned provider of opto-mechanical systems widely utilised in astronomy, space exploration, and various other industries. This milestone marks the beginning of a transformative journey for both companies, ushering in a new era of innovation in advanced space technologies and unlocking fresh opportunities in burgeoning markets.

Speaking about the acquisition, Benoit Deper, CEO of Aerospacelab, said: “This strategic acquisition represents a pivotal moment for both organisations as we combine our expertise, resources, and talents to accelerate technological advancements in satellite manufacturing and deployment. Together, we aim to foster a culture of innovation that will drive the development of cutting-edge space technologies, ensuring we remain at the forefront of the industry. By leveraging the talent and resources of the AMOS team alongside Aerospacelab’s extensive products portfolio including turnkey satellites, satellite platforms, avionics and subsystems, the ultimate objective is to establish a path towards efficient and affordable access to space.”

Damien Kaivers, CEO of AMOS, added: “This new chapter of growth and innovation reaffirms our commitment to adaptability and embracing change in order to thrive in the dynamic business landscape. We bring forty years of deep expertise in a wide variety of critical optical technologies for space and ground applications. Together, we will explore clear synergies to craft innovative solutions to meet our customers’ needs and continue to strengthen the legacy business of AMOS such as professional astronomy, institutional space and test facilities.”

Through a strategic approach to vertical integration, this acquisition will enhance Aerospacelab and AMOS’s market presence and product offerings, offering a broader spectrum of solutions to address the diverse requirements of customers across telecommunications, Earth Observation, navigation, astronomy, scientific research, and industrial sectors.