BAE Systems plc

Headquartered in the U.K., BAE Systems is one of the world’s largest arms producers. Its products include fighter aircraft, warships, tanks, armored vehicles, artillery systems, missiles, and munitions. BAE caters to clients – 95% of which are military – in more than 100 countries. BAE has five “home markets” in the U.K., U.S., Saudi Arabia, Australia, and India. BAE ranked third in Sipri’s “Top 100 arms-producing and military services companies in the world excluding China, 2012” list. [1]

Due to their involvement in the production of nuclear weapons, several investors and pension funds have excluded BAE systems, including Nordea.

Investor Information for BAE Systems plc is correct as at publication of Dirty Profits 2, December 2013.

Ownership and share information according to Morningstar.

[1] SIPRI (2013): The SIPRI Top 100 arms-producing and military services companies in the world excluding China, 2012, accessed 11.09.2013

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