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rato

[′rād·ō]
(aerospace engineering)
A rocket system providing additional thrust for takeoff of an aircraft. Derived from rocket-assisted takeoff.

RATO

Rocket-assisted takeoff. A system of small rocket engines providing auxiliary thrust on takeoff. The rockets are jettisoned in a safe area after use. The same as JATO (jet-assisted takeoff).
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Ratos is an investment company that owns and develops unlisted medium-sized Nordic companies.
The acquisition price (enterprise value) for 100% of the firm totals to around DKK 575m, of which Ratos would be offering equity of about DKK 250m.
Ratos said it would get some NOK955m for its share in the business, generating a net exit gain of SEK240m and an average annual return of 14%.
The total refinancing amounts to SEK 476 million, of which Ratos will receive SEK 405 million to be paid in April.
Ratos will contribute capital corresponding to the entire enterprise value, the company said.
8 July 2010 - Swedish telecoms major TeliaSonera AB (STO: TLSN) said today it agreed to sell its Danish subsidiary for telephony, cable TV and broadband Stofa, to Swedish private equity investor Ratos AB (STO: RATO B) for DKK1.
ANALISE DA DENSIDADE VOLUMETRICA DOS COMPONENTES DO CORPO CAVERNOSODO RATO ADULTOJOVEM E IDOSO.
Ratos had acquired it from French spirits and wines producer Pernod Ricard SA (EPA:RI) in 2012, along with the brands Aalborg, Gammel Dansk and Malteserkreutz.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-July 8, 2011--Swedish Ratos seals EUR100m deal to sell Medisize(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
ASPECTOS ESTRUTURAIS E ULTRA-ESTRUTURAIS DAS MENINGES ENCEFALICAS DE RATOS EM DIFERENTES FAIXAS ETARIAS.