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Aircraft lessor Aircastle to be acquired for $2.4 bln

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Aircastle Ltd said on Wednesday affiliates of Japan-based Marubeni Corp and Mizuho Leasing Company had offered to buy the aircraft lessor for $2.4 billion.

The companies have offered $32 in cash per Aircastle share.

The deal is expected to close in the first half of 2020, Aircastle said. (Reporting by Sanjana Shivdas in Bengaluru; Editing by Shinjini Ganguli)