Ultra Electronics

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Foreign takeovers of UK firms hit highest level since 2018
ONS figures for April to June show total value of mergers and acquisitions surging to £27.7bn after £8.3bn in first quarter

Julia Kollewe

07, Sep, 2021 @1:09 PM

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City veteran Simon Laffin on the challenges posed by controversial takeovers
Weighing up the role boards must play as Morrisons, Meggitt and more make the headlines

Zoe Wood

30, Aug, 2021 @1:53 PM

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‘Taper tantrum’ by stock markets points to gaps in the easy recovery story | Nils Pratley
Cheap money, the Delta variant and China’s sluggish performance add up to tough times ahead

Nils Pratley

19, Aug, 2021 @6:33 PM

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Kwasi Kwarteng intervenes in takeover bid of UK defence firm Ultra Electronics
Competition regulator to look at whether merger with US private equity-owned Cobham is national security risk

Rob Davies

18, Aug, 2021 @6:41 PM

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Labour raises national security concerns over £2.6bn Ultra Electronics takeover
UK government criticised after £9bn sale of two London-listed defence firms to US-backed buyers

Rob Davies

17, Aug, 2021 @6:19 AM

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Ultra deal should trigger review of US-led takeover of UK defence industry
Defence marketplace currently looks like one in which the UK sells companies and the US buys them

Nils Pratley

16, Aug, 2021 @6:40 PM

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Global shares falls as miners hit by China slowdown concerns – as it happened
Rolling live coverage of business, economics and financial markets as Cobham and Ultra agree deal and Meggitt pushes ahead with Parker Hannifin buyout

Jasper Jolly

16, Aug, 2021 @2:22 PM

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US-owned Cobham close to takeover of UK defence manufacturer Ultra
The move would further extend the private equity industry’s grip on British aerospace

Jasper Jolly

23, Jul, 2021 @3:28 PM

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Boeing's suspension of 737 Max production rattles airline industry
Ripple effects dent stocks in airlines and aircraft suppliers around the world

Jasper Jolly and Gwyn Topham

17, Dec, 2019 @9:40 AM

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UK defence budgets set to be cut whoever wins election, says UBS
Bank believes Qinetiq is most exposed to UK cuts with other businesses expanding into US

Nick Fletcher

03, Feb, 2015 @4:46 PM

FTSE 100 suffers worst week for a month after technology sell-off

Worries about bubble among high value stocks sends investors to the exits

Nick Fletcher

11, Apr, 2014 @4:12 PM

Ultra Electronics drops 6% as US government shutdown hits sales
Problems in US and delays in Oman mean revenues will be below last year's level

Nick Fletcher

15, Nov, 2013 @10:59 AM

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