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User currently offlineAstuteman From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 9834 posts, RR: 96
Posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 5588 times:
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I hope this is of some use.

According to last week's flight international, Airbus ownership is as follows:-

Through ownership of EADS:-

French Government 12%
Spanish Government 5%

Lagardere publishing 12%
Daimler-Chrysler 22.5%
Hamburg (city of?) 1.5%
Publicly Traded 24%
"Others" 3%

That totals the 80% owned by EADS

BAE SYSTEMS owns the other 20%

Interestingly the German government and UK government have no ownership.

I hope this serves as a reference in future discussions, and avoids any misunderstandings as to "Who owns Airbus".
A

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User currently offlinePanHAM From Germany, joined May 2005, 8739 posts, RR: 28
Reply 1, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 5517 times:

and the French Government should sell their shares as well, same as the minority share the City of Hamburg holds.

The Lagardere Family is AFAIK not into pulishing but was/is a major shareholder of Dassault and has other industrial interests as well. The way France ticks, the State has always a controlling interest and if not directly involved applies gentle pressure through then old boys network since they all went to the same Elite schools. This may apply in other countries as well but to a far lesser extend in Germany.



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User currently offlineMUCflieger From Germany, joined Jun 2005, 126 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 5482 times:

it should be noted that Kuwait "owns" 1,62% of Airbus through their ownership of Daimler-Chrysler!

User currently offlineKeesje From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 5443 times:

Perhaps would be good if a new party took the 20% BAE share.

Lockheed, MHI or a UK investor


User currently offlinePM From India, joined Feb 2005, 6840 posts, RR: 64
Reply 4, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 5293 times:

Quoting Keesje (Reply 3):
Perhaps would be good if a new party took the 20% BAE share.

Why?


User currently offlineAstuteman From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 9834 posts, RR: 96
Reply 5, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 5256 times:
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Quoting PM (Reply 4):
Quoting Keesje (Reply 3):
Perhaps would be good if a new party took the 20% BAE share.

Why?

Can I share the question?

Why?


User currently offlineKeesje From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 5193 times:

It would bring in fresh ambitions & independents.

BAE is considering it.

http://today.reuters.co.uk/news/news...RTRUKOC_0_TRANSPORT-BAE-AIRBUS.xml


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