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