Mission control: Third-quarter 2015 aerospace & defense industry mergers and acquisitions analysis

November 02, 2015

2015 will be a record year for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the aerospace and defense (A&D) sector. The announced deal value for third quarter (3Q15) alone exceeds the deal-making value for any full year on record for this sector.

The runway to growth: Using market understanding to drive efficient innovation in the aerospace, defence and security industry

February 19, 2014

This report is a companion paper to PwC’s thorough survey report on innovation, Breakthrough innovation and growth. It explores the impact that innovation has on growth and examines how leading companies are making innovation work for their organisations.

Aerospace Top 100 special report 2013 ─ Industry returns to profitable growth

November 12, 2013

PwC Aerospace Top 100 special report 2013 Produced jointly by PwC and Flight International.

Aviation finance: Fasten your seatbelts

January 14, 2013

This PwC publication looks at recent developments in the field of aviation financing, where lessors and airlines are now battling for the most competitive finance rates in one of the most turbulent economic climates in recent times.

Aerospace Top 100 special report - 2012

September 12, 2012

The 14th annual edition of the Top 100, which ranks Aerospace companies globally according to their financial results, as analysed by the PwC aerospace and defence team. This year the report is titled Growing season and finds that 2010 was a year of buoyant rebound for Aerospace with industry revenue growth of 2% and profits up 16%.

Soaring or stalling: Can aircraft manufacturers prevent rate ramp-up problems?

February 15, 2012

Aerospace, defence & security manufacturers face potential supply chain issues as they ramp up production of large civil and military projects. Recent analysis on the A&D supply chain indicate that one-fifth of suppliers are not financially prepared to support the anticipated production increases.

Cyber Security M&A: Decoding deals in the global Cyber Security industry

November 30, 2011

Global Cyber Security industry merger and acquisition activity totalled $22 billion over the past 3 years. The market is attracting investment from IT companies, defence contractors, technology businesses, professional services firms, telecommunications firms and financial investors. An increasing awareness of cyber security risks across all organisations presents business opportunities and will drive future merger & acquisition activity.

A&D Insights: Gaining technological advantage

May 27, 2011

Global aerospace & defence companies must innovate to maintain technological advantage. A&D leaders should leverage research & development and capitalise on technology advances to grow market share and stay competitive.