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June 11, 2019

Byron Callan quoted in the WSJ

"Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows" by Doug Cameron and Ben Kesling.

 


Byron Callan was quoted in Doug Cameron and Ben Kesling's aritcle, "Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows," published on June 11, 2019.

The article reads:

President Trump said in an interview with CNBC on Monday that he was worried the merger would decrease competition in the defense industry. Analysts saw room in his remarks for United Technologies and Raytheon to make a case that their businesses don’t overlap in a way that would give them too much control of the sector.

“He expressed concern ‘if they have the same products,’ ” said Capital Alpha Partners LLC analyst Byron Callan. “They don’t."

Full article: https://www.wsj.com/articles/defense-consolidation-continues-as-spending-priorities-shift-11560245580?shareToken=st26239f3dcb9c42fd996e5bd9fa22d8a7

January 29, 2018

Byron Callan quoted in the WSJ

"U.S. Defense Firms Want to Keep Tax Windfall" by Doug Cameron


Byron Callan was quoted in Doug Cameron's WSJ article, "U.S. Defense Firms Want to Keep Tax Windfall," published on January 29th, 2018.

The article reads:

The Pentagon’s acquisition team hasn’t said how they might approach contractors’ gains from tax reform. Byron Callan, an analyst at Capital Alpha LLC, said the Trump administration’s focus on encouraging military spending to grow sales and employment meant clawbacks in the short term were unlikely.

“Could that change in a new administration? That’s an absolute possibility,” Mr. Callan said.

Source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/lockheed-to-use-savings-from-tax-overhaul-for-pensions-1517237049