BAE Systems on Friday informed the London Stock Exchange that it has "entered into discussions with European Aeronautic Defense & Space Co. regarding the sale of its 20% shareholding in Airbus." In the brief statement, the company also said that "discussions are at an early stage." According to the Associated Press, EADS has valued BAE's stake at €3.5 billion ($4.3 billion). BAE Systems' primary contribution to Airbus is design and production of wings. "We believe now is the right ...

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