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Wednesday, 7 October 2015

BOMBARDIER 'SURVIVAL TALKS' WITH AIRBUS END. DOUBT CAST OVER FUTURE OF NEW C-SERIES JET AS CASH RUNNING OUT FOLLOWING ZERO ORDERS AT PARIS AIR SHOW

 
 
Airbus Industries has prematurely ended exploratory talks with Bombardier - one of Ulsters largest employers - over propping up the troubled CSeries jet, leaving the Canadian owned plane maker facing fewer options to keep alive its dream of competing in the aerospace big league. 
 
This is the latest in a series of setbacks for Bombardier, which has been trying to boost its financial base for several months.  Both companies confirmed talks had taken place, but when it became public knowledge Airbus pulled out.
 
The proposal was that Airbus Industries would have assisted Bombardier development of the Cseries aircraft, but it came at a price. A controlling stake in the programme. 
 
This would terminate Bombardier's independent efforts to break into the specialist end of the global airplane market, currently  dominated by Airbus and Boeing. 
 
Reuters quoting a source suggest that Bombardier had also approached an unspecified Chinese buyer about acquiring a stake in the CSeries, but those discussions ended three to four weeks ago. 
 
Bombardier is also exploring the sale of stakes in other units or a possible cash injection by Quebec's public pension fund manager, sources said last week. 
 
It is also renewing marketing efforts to generate orders for the CSeries, after a previous management refused to deep discount the product.
 
Bombardier Aerospace is the largest manufacturing company in Northern Ireland, it produces around 10% of NI's total manufacturing exports.
 
Among the options considered were reviving contacts with Chinese investors, and Boeing, as well as selling stakes in the company's rail and business jet units, claim market investors. 
 
Boeing however has commercial relations with Bombardier's arch-rival Embraer of Brazil, and less likely to be interested in any tie-up with Bombardier.  Airbus confirmed that it had been exploring business opportunities with Bombardier but that such discussions were no longer being pursued. 
 
Bombardier also confirmed it had held talks with Airbus about "certain business opportunities," but those discussions were no longer under way. 
 
It said it would continue to "explore initiatives, such as a potential participation in industry consolidation" but gave no further details. 
 
The Montreal-based company, which has so far received a total of 243 firm orders for the jet, was unable to win a single order at the Paris airshow in June and is still short of its target of 300 firm orders by the time the aircraft enters service, set for 2016. 
 
 
The project has taken its toll on Bombardier's balance sheet. As of June 30, $9 billion in long-term debt and $3.1 billion in cash on hand, spending some $808m in cleared funds over the last three months.
 
Analysts said that the willingness to sell a majority stake to Airbus with a minimal amount of cash could reflect management's increased concern for the company's financial position. 
 
The CSeries is facing the most vulnerable phase of its development: after huge one-off costs but before revenues from deliveries, and without the cushion of airline deposits that would come with a fatter order book. 
 
The 110-130-seat CSeries jet competes against the smallest models of Airbus and Boeing - part of the A320 and 737 families, respectively - using a lightweight design and new engines from Pratt & Whitney, part of United Technologies Corporation. 
 
Airbus and Boeing have booked a combined 7,000 orders for their latest versions of those medium-haul jets. 
 
Although Bombardier and Airbus have clashed in the jet market, sources said a deal could have had merits for both sides. Airbus would effectively have been buying a fully developed plane, which its manufacturer says is exceeding performance targets, at a discount to its development cost. 
 
And Bombardier would have gained the support it needs to complete its biggest ever plane, and benefited from the powerful Airbus sales machine led by John Leahy, who recently conceded that Bombardier had a "nice little plane". 
 
 
 
One source suggested Bombardier had also approached an unspecified Chinese buyer about acquiring a stake in the CSeries, but those discussions ended three to four weeks ago. 
 
Bombardier Aerospace is the largest manufacturing company in Northern Ireland and produces around 10% of the North's total manufacturing exports.

The Economist commented: The company insists it has the finances to see the project through. However, if things began to look that serious, Alain Bellemare, the new boss Bombardier hired in February, might conceivably put the commercial-aircraft division, which makes regional jets as well as the CSeries, up for sale. Canada’s government would not relish seeing a national champion fall into foreign hands, such as those of COMAC, China’s state planemaker. Canadian taxpayers might just be called upon to dip in their pockets and keep the CSeries in the air.
 
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