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Gulf State Qatar Interested In Eads Stake  
User currently offlinecaptainmeeerkat From Russia, joined Aug 2010, 378 posts, RR: 1
Posted (2 years 7 months 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 1837 times:

Just came across this in a news brief:

http://ca.news.yahoo.com/qatar-inter...s-stake-der-spiegel-190159212.html

"The Gulf state of Qatar is in talks to buy into European aerospace firm EADS by purchasing half of German carmaker Daimler's shares up for sale, the German weekly Der Spiegel reported.

Members of the Qatari government met two weeks ago with German Economy Minister Philipp Roesler for initial talks, said the magazine in its edition to be published Monday.

Defence group EADS is the parent company of plane maker Airbus."

What, if any, would the implications for civil and commerical aviation be? I know this is not the first time that the Qatar state has been interested in buying into EADS, there is at least one thread on this topic from 2007 also. Will they be successful this time around?

Rgds,

Cptn MK


my luggage is better travelled than me!
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User currently offlineNetjetsintl From United States of America, joined Jul 2009, 593 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 7 months 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1738 times:

is there anything the Qataris are not interested in or can't afford to buy?

I guess as far as the Germans go, is better the Qataris own some of it than the French get their hands on the rest....


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