Wall Street Breakfast: Aerospace And Defense Merger Monday

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United Technologies and Raytheon have agreed to an all-stock merger, creating the second-largest defense-and-aerospace company in the U.S. after Boeing (NYSE:BA) with combined annual sales of around $74B. The deal won't include United Tech's (NYSE:UTX) elevator (Otis) and air conditioning units (Carrier), which it plans to spin off in 2020. Raytheon's (NYSE:RTN) Tom Kennedy will become executive chairman of the combined company, to be called Raytheon Technologies, while UTX's Greg Hayes will be named CEO. Two years after the deal closes, Hayes will assume the role of chairman and CEO. RTN +2.8%; UTX +4.4% premarket.

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