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Zuber Lawler & Del Duca represents Semco Instruments, Inc. in $73.5 million acquisition by TransDigm Group, Inc.

September 3, 2010

Los Angeles (September 3, 2010) – The acquisition of Zuber Lawler & Del Duca client Semco Instruments Inc. (“Semco”) by TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE: TDG) (“TransDigm”) for approximately $73.5 million in cash has closed.  The deal was initially announced August 6, 2010.

Semco, headquartered in Valencia, California, benefited from a significant maquiladora operation in Nogales, Mexico.  A leading manufacturer of components for turbo-prop, turbo-fan, and turbo-shaft engine manufacturers, and the preferred supplier of turbine engine components in North America, Semco’s major customers have included Pratt & Whitney, Hamilton Sundstrand, Sikorsky, Honeywell, General Electric, and the United States government.

Zuber Lawler & Del Duca attorneys represented the shareholders of Semco in connection with all aspects of the transaction.  Zuber Lawler & Del Duca partner Gerold Libby led the Firm’s representation, with support from partner Josh Lawler on securities matters, and attorney Joel Ginsberg provided counsel on merger and acquisition and securities law issues.  Zuber Lawler & Del Duca partner Jeremy Gray advised as to labor and employment matters.  Zuber Lawler & Del Duca partner Michael Zerman addressed real property matters.  Zuber Lawler & Del Duca partner H. Jacob Lager counseled in regard to tax matters.  Zuber Lawler & Del Duca partner Patrick Del Duca led the Firm’s efforts regarding environmental matters and the operations in Mexico.

Said partner Jerry Libby, “The array of expertise and energetic collaboration brought to this matter by my partners in Zuber Lawler & Del Duca were critical elements in meeting our clients’ objectives.  The timely results achieved affirm Zuber Lawler & Del Duca’s capabilities as a full service business law firm.”

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