Re: FOKKER BANKRUPTCY?

From:         jim.tilbey@zetnet.co.uk (Jim Tilbey)
Date:         23 Jan 1996 10:04:09 -0800
Organization: Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
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In message <822361104snz@lofgren.demon.co.uk>
        "Niels M. Sampath" <niels@lofgren.demon.co.uk> writes: 

> In article <4e132t$o0d@news.bu.edu>
>            tshepherd@med-med1.bu.edu "Thornton Shepherd" writes:

> > [[[ cross-posted to s.a.a by RNA, m.t.a-i comoderator ]]]
> > 
> > I caught a very brief news flash on the BBC World Service this morning that
> > mentioned a bankruptcy at Fokker Aircraft of the Netherlands.  This was a
> > surprise to me because I had noticed a dramatic rise in orders for Fokker
> > aircraft over the last few months.  I had also read about Daimler 
Benz' recent
> > pledges of support for its ailing subsidiary.  Does anyone know 
the real story
> ?
> > What's going on?
> > 
> > Thornton
> > 

> Daimler-Benz has withdrawn and its up to the Dutch Govt. now.

> -- 
> Niels

This could also be bad news for Shorts of Belfast who make wing 
components for Fokker.

Jim