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    1. July 28, 2016

      BAE Systems confident of overcoming Brexit bumps

      BAE Systems is expecting a period of “uncertainty” after Britain voted to quit the EU last month but Ian King, chief...

    2. Fast FT

      July 28, 2016

      BAE confident of growth despite missing expectations

      BAE Systems, the world’s third-largest defence company by sales, insisted it had “performed well” and maintained...

    1. February 22, 2016

      BAE Systems suffers cyber attacks twice a week

      Foreign governments are suspected of launching cyber attacks on BAE Systems roughly twice a week, according to the UK...

    2. February 18, 2016

      BAE Systems says new COO does not signal strategic shift

      BAE Systems insisted the arrival of a relatively-unknown oil executive as a potential successor to chief executive Ian...

    3. Fast FT

      February 18, 2016

      Saudi aircraft deliveries help BAE Systems to higher revenue

      BAE Systems racked up a healthy rise in revenue last year thanks to increased aircraft deliveries to Saudi Arabia amid...

    4. February 15, 2016

      BAE names Charles Woodburn as chief operating officer

      BAE Systems has appointed Charles Woodburn, a former Schlumberger manager, as chief operating officer making him heir...

    5. February 8, 2016

      BAE Systems homes in on new chief executive

      The board of BAE Systems is homing in on a successor to Ian King as chief executive, even though the head of the...

    6. December 20, 2015

      The bloom is off Rose’s legacy at Rolls-Royce

      It must have been an awkward moment for Warren East, the new chief executive of Rolls-Royce. Arriving at the Ministry...

    7. November 23, 2015

      Defence review: industry welcomes spending commitment

      David Cameron has promised that Britain’s armed forces will be “better equipped and better supplied” than ever as he...

    8. November 12, 2015

      BAE Systems cuts earnings target for 2015 and 370 jobs

      BAE Systems on Thursday admitted its long awaited order for 48 Typhoon fighter jets from Saudi Arabia would not land...

    9. July 30, 2015

      BAE Systems reports flat underlying earnings

      BAE Systems has left investors in suspense by maintaining the caveats on its target for modest earnings growth this...

    10. July 28, 2015

      BAE Systems at risk of missing target as it fights for orders

      BAE Systems is at risk of missing its target of modest earnings growth this year as the world’s third biggest defence...

    11. July 31, 2014

      BAE optimistic over Mideast orders for Eurofighter

      BAE Systems has expressed optimism that Eurofighter Typhoon, the combat aircraft, could secure more orders from the...

    12. October 10, 2013

      BAE Systems: one year later

      Some anniversaries are best ignored. A year ago to the day on Thursday, the proposed merger of Airbus and BAE Systems...

    13. August 1, 2013

      Lombard: Neither greed nor Ozzy’s hols should delay Lloyds sale

      Get on it with it, Ozzy. Everyone needs a holiday. But while you’ve been chillaxing with Mrs Chancellor of the...

    14. July 24, 2013

      Monumental ambitions

      Frank Gehry, the architect, does not like project managers, but over his career he has learnt a lot about project...

    15. June 12, 2013

      New BAE chairman to keep status quo

      The newly confirmed chairman of BAE will not change top management at the UK’s biggest defence contractor, though some...

    16. May 28, 2013

      Lombard: BAE’s chairman search is not a race against the clock

      The law of supply and demand works differently in the boardroom. The greater the demands of the role, the shorter is...

    17. March 19, 2013

      BAE freezes pay of top executives

      BAE Systems, Europe’s largest defence contractor, has frozen the pay of its top executives after a delay in clinching a...

    18. February 21, 2013

      BAE launches £1bn share buyback

      BAE Systems, the world’s third-biggest defence contractor, has said it will buy back shares worth £1bn over three years...

    19. December 12, 2012

      Call for clearer succession strategies

      Companies must improve their succession planning and make sure they have strong candidates ready to take the helm as...

    20. October 23, 2012

      Big investors back Olver, says BAE

      BAE Systems on Tuesday insisted that most big shareholders stood by company chairman Dick Olver, despite calls for his...

    21. October 23, 2012

      BAE shareholders call for chairman to go

      A group of BAE Systems shareholders has demanded the resignation of chairman Dick Olver, saying that sweeping changes...

    22. October 12, 2012

      Call that put BAE’s deal in a tailspin

      The telephone call that killed the deal to create the world’s biggest defence and aerospace company took fewer than...

    23. October 11, 2012

      BAE investors to press for defence focus

      BAE Systems’ biggest investors are to meet with the company’s management in the coming days to press for a clearer...

    24. October 11, 2012

      Focus turns to roles of EADS-BAE chiefs

      When an ambitious deal proposal collapses, it is normal to ask whether management has failed, too. EADS-BAE Systems is...

    25. October 10, 2012

      Defence is King’s best form of attack

      The point of being in government is to wield power. That is why the €36bn merger plan of EADS and BAE was fanciful. It...

    26. October 10, 2012

      BAE left to take care of deal fallout

      For BAE Systems and its management, the only development more dramatic than their proposed €36bn union with EADS may...

    27. October 10, 2012

      Leaders’ lack of enthusiasm hits BAE-EADS

      The proposed tie-up between EADS and BAE has always suffered from one fundamental flaw: it has never been vigorously...

    28. October 10, 2012

      Diplomatic deadlock kills BAE-EADS deal

      EADS and BAE Systems have given up their €36bn quest to create the world’s biggest defence and aerospace company after...

    29. October 8, 2012

      Invesco voices concern over BAE tie-up

      BAE Systems’ largest shareholder on Monday signalled its “significant reservations” about the UK defence group’s...

    30. October 5, 2012

      BAE-EADS: Defence of the realm

      Last Monday afternoon, three top officials in David Cameron’s government walked into the video conferencing room in 10...

    31. October 2, 2012

      Electronic war systems prompt merger fears

      A former mill town in New England might seem an improbable place for engineers to be developing some of the world’s...

    32. October 1, 2012

      BAE/EADS/Lagardère – 60/40 vision

      EADS management is not wrong to want to dilute its shareholder base. Monday’s announcement from Lagardère, the French...

    33. September 28, 2012

      Invesco increases share of BAE

      Invesco Asset Management, the biggest investor in British defence group BAE Systems, has bought more shares in BAE in a...

    34. September 26, 2012

      Cameron should say no to BEADS deal

      David Cameron does not look to German Greens for defence advice. Pity. Teutonic tree-huggers doubt the national...

    35. September 21, 2012

      Investor ire over BAE

      The quaint town of Henley-on-Thames, well known for its regatta, is not usually associated with the bruising business...

    36. September 13, 2012

      EADS/BAE – show me the upside

      Tom Enders clearly has a thing for BAE Systems. The chief executive of EADS has tried to merge with the UK defence...

    37. September 13, 2012

      How EADS-BAE seized the moment

      The UK and US were cutting their defence budgets, Saudi Arabia still had not signed BAE Systems’ single most important...

    38. September 13, 2012

      Nationalism may delay EADS-BAE’s take-off

      News of a possible €38bn tie-up between EADS and BAE Systems came out of a clear blue sky on Wednesday. The suddenness...

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