TKMS blocks Naval Group's pan-Arab navy dreams
Although France recently landed an order from the UAE for Gowind frigates, its German rival has also secured a berth on the Red Sea via Egypt. [...]
MBDA is a European missile manufacturer that was formed from the merger of France’s Matra, Alenia Marconi Systems and Matra BAE Dynamics. The company often competes for contracts with Raytheon. It developed the Meteor and the Storm Shadow missiles that are used by the British and French armies.
At the head of Cathay Capital, the Sino-French investment firm he founded in 2006, Chinese businessman Cai Mingpo is making ever more of a mark as French companies' expert guide to the much sought-after Chinese market. [...]