After nearly a year of uncertainty, TRW Automotive finally has a roadmap to the future, now that private equity firm The Blackstone Group has agreed to purchase the supplier for $4.7 billion. If approved by shareholders, the deal will make TRW the world’s eighth-largest auto supplier. In July, Northrop Grumman Corp. agreed to purchase the defense, automotive and space/electronics interests of TRW Automotive parent TRW Inc. for $7.8 billion plus an assumption of $5 billion in debt. ...

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