at CNBC.com (Nov 17, 2014)
The squabble between France and Germany over the placement of EADS (EADSY.PK) headquarters when,...
The squabble between France and Germany over the placement of EADS (EADSY.PK) headquarters when, and if, the BAE Systems (BAESY.PK) merger goes through is turning into a matter of national pride, as France wants the group to be based in Toulouse - where the Airbus plane-making subsidiary of EADS is based - but Germany presses for the group to be headquartered outside Munich. Not a very surprising turn of events, as EADS is the focus of ongoing industrial tensions between the two main eurozone economies since its creation through a merger in 2000.
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