December 20, 2019 / 3:07 PM / a month ago

BRIEF-UK To Intervene In Mettis Aerospace/Aerostar Deal On National Security Grounds

Dec 20 (Reuters) - UK Department For Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy:

* GOVERNMENT MADE AWARE OF PROPOSED DEAL FOR METTIS AEROSPACE BY AEROSTAR, A FUND ESTABLISHED IN CHINA

* SECRETARY OF STATE SAYS SHE IS INTERVENING IN METTIS/AEROSTAR DEAL ON NATIONAL SECURITY GROUNDS

* CMA HAS UNTIL MARCH 17, 2020 TO SUBMIT REPORT ON METTIS/AEROSTAR DEAL TO SECRETARY OF STATE

* ORDER MADE TO PREVENT METTIS TAKING ANY ACTIONS THAT MIGHT RAISE NATIONAL SECURITY CONCERNS Source text for Eikon: [ID: bit.ly/2EFNvoc] Further company coverage:

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