[CORRECTED] Airbus parent company EADS and UK defense company BAE Systems have ended discussions on a potential merger after failing to overcome political hurdles. In a statement Wednesday, EADS said discussions with the relevant governments had not reached a point where both companies could fully disclose the benefits and detailed business case for a merger. EADS said it believed the merger was “based on a sound industrial logic and represented an opportunity to create a ...

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