BAE/EADS merger off say reports

Reports say that the BAE/EADS defense and aerospace merger worth £28bn is off.

Reports say that the BAE/EADS defense and aerospace merger worth £28bn is off.

It seems that the deal failed to satisfy the governments concerned and left shareholders unhappy over the strategic logic of the merger.

The question will now be who will pay the price for the failure and what options remain for BAE Systems? Plan B may be a tie up with Rolls Royce, some observers believe.

CM

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