April 23 (Reuters) - U.S. industrial conglomerate United Technologies Corp on Wednesday reported a 20.5 percent rise in quarterly revenue, boosted by the acquisition of aero parts maker Rockwell Collins.
UTC's net income attributable to shareholders was $1.35 billion, or $1.56 per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, compared with $1.30 billion, or $1.62 per share, a year earlier.
On an adjusted basis, the company earned $1.91 per share.
The company, which makes Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines, Otis elevators and Carrier air conditioners, said net sales rose 20.5 percent to $18.37 billion. (Reporting by Ankit Ajmera in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)