Embraer, Boeing Clash Over $4B Deal Collapse

Truman Slate

Brazil’s Embraer mentioned Monday it has initiated an arbitration continuing to get well damages in opposition to Boeing for scuttling a $4.two billion deal concerning the two providers.

Soon after two yrs of negotiations, Boeing on Saturday cited an incapacity to concur on ultimate conditions in terminating its proposed acquisition of an eighty% stake in Embraer’s professional jet enterprise.

“Boeing exercised its legal rights to terminate right after Embraer did not fulfill the necessary problems,” the enterprise mentioned in a assertion.

But Embraer shot back again by accusing Boeing of manufacturing “false statements as a pretext to look for to stay clear of its commitments to shut the transaction,” which would have enabled the U.S. planemaker to broaden its portfolio of aircraft to compete with European rival Airbus.

“We consider Boeing has engaged in a systematic sample of delay and repeated violations of the [transaction settlement] for the reason that

Read More