Alcoa will purchase RTI in a stock-for-stock transaction with an enterprise value of $1.5 billion.
With RTI, Alcoa will grow its value-add businesses and further strengthen its aerospace portfolio. RTI will expand Alcoa’s range of titanium offerings and add advanced technologies and materials, increasing the company’s position as a leading industrial innovator.
“Alcoa is accelerating its value-add growth engine by acquiring titanium leader RTI,” said Klaus Kleinfeld, Alcoa Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “We are combining two innovators in materials science and process technology, shifting Alcoa’s transformation into a higher gear. RTI expands our aerospace portfolio market reach and positions us to capture future growth to deliver compelling value for customers, shareholders and employees.”
Under the terms of the agreement, Alcoa will acquire all outstanding shares of RTI in a stock-for-stock transaction. RTI shareholders will receive 2.8315 Alcoa shares for each RTI share, representing a value of $41 per RTI share based on Alcoa’s closing price on March 6, 2015. The transaction has an enterprise value of $1.5 billion, including $330 million of RTI cash on hand and up to $517 million in RTI’s convertible notes.