Could an unsuccessful bid for Zodiac Aerospace by Safran be the start of a renewed struggle with Thales for dominance in the French aircraft systems sector? Some analysts think so. Safran indicated last week that its CEO, Jean-Paul Herteman, had written a letter to Zodiac, a Paris-based cabin/safety equipment and electrical system specialist, proposing that the two companies examine combining their activities. Safran earlier broke off talks with Thales about pooling their avionics and ...

THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS

You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Spurned Offer Fails To Dampen Safran‚Äôs Ardor".

 

Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.

 

Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.