Thales SA (TCFP.PA)
PARIS French financial prosecutors have launched an investigation into a 6.7 billion euro ($7.5 billion) 2008 contract between naval supplier DCNS and Brazil that included the sale of five submarines, a source close to the probe said on Sunday.
BRIEF-Thales says end talks with Latour Capital on sale of revenue collection, road tolling business
* French defence electronics group Thales said it ended exclusive negotiations on sale of revenue collection, road tolling and car park management systems business with private-equity firm Latour Capital
PARIS, May 3 France's Thales on Wednesday posted an 11.9 percent rise in first-quarter revenues compared with the same period a year ago, led by its aerospace division and reaffirmed its 2017 and medium-term financial targets.
* Thales acquires US company Guavus, a real-time big data analytics
PARIS, April 13 The head of Dassault Aviation , the biggest shareholder in Thales, said he was not in favour of pursuing a joint venture in railway operations between the French defence electronics firm and transport group Alstom.
LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - Thales looks like the European strongman of the defence sector – with some of the pitfalls that entails. The French group’s stellar financial performance is fuelling a growing war-chest for mergers and acquisitions. Patrice Caine may be tempted to embark on a big-ticket deal, though giving money back to shareholders would be more diplomatic.
PARIS, Feb 28 France's Thales reported a slightly brisker than expected 11 percent increase in operating earnings for 2016 and predicted further growth in its profits and operating margins this year as its transport business exits the doldrums.
PARIS, Feb 28 France's Thales reported a slightly brisker than expected 11 percent increase in operating earnings for 2016 and predicted further growth in profits and operating margins this year as its transport business exits the doldrums.
OSLO Norway has picked Germany as its strategic partner for new submarines, making Thyssenkrupp the likely supplier, Defence Minister Ine Eriksen Soereide said on Friday.
* Deal eases pressure on Thyssenkrupp (Adds German government, Thyssenkrupp, DCNS reaction)