Virgin Orbit Announces Space SPAC Deal
The startup expects its SPAC merger with NextGen Acquisition Corp. to raise up to $483 million in new capital for its satellite-launching business.
Boeing Names Former GE Exec Brian West as CFO
The successor to Greg Smith was "considered a key appointment” for Boeing as it seeks to recover from the 737 Max grounding and COVID pandemic.
CFOs On the Move: Week Ending April 23
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Boeing CFO Smith to Retire After 10 Years
The 30-year Boeing veteran helped guide the company through the twin crises of the 737 Max grounding and the coronavirus pandemic.
Boeing Fined $2.5 Billion Over 737 Max Crashes
U.S. prosecutors alleged two senior Boeing pilots deceived the Federal Aviation Administration into certifying the aircraft as airworthy.
Boeing Posts $466M Loss, Announces Job Cuts
The company is battling reduced demand amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with commercial aircraft sales down 56% in Q3.
Rolls-Royce to Cut 9,000 Jobs Amid Coronavirus Crisis
Most of the cuts will come in the civil aerospace division, which makes engines for Boeing and Airbus.
Boeing Raises $25B In Debt Offering, Says No Longer Needs Federal Aid
Said Boeing: "The robust demand for the offering reflects strong support for the long-term strength of Boeing and the aviation industry."
Embraer, Boeing Clash Over $4B Deal Collapse
The Brazilian aviation firm has begun an arbitration process, claiming Boeing manufactured false claims to terminate the deal.
Senate Floats Airline Stimulus Amid Criticism
Nikki Haley resigned from the Boeing board of directors and Chuck Schumer suggested banning share buybacks.
Credit Quality: Downgrades Keep Coming
While all eyes are on the equity markets, credit is the lifeblood of corporations. Which companies are facing headwinds?