Aerospace & Defense
Protecting freedom to operate at the intersection of the global economy
The aerospace and defense industry is responsible for helping address the most pressing issues facing the global economy and modern society. From creating groundbreaking technological breakthroughs to serving as one of the largest job creators globally, the industry pushes the boundaries of what’s possible today by envisioning and creating what’s needed tomorrow. Today, the industry faces a challenging and unpredictable environment due to intensifying regulation, geopolitical upheaval, and global economic volatility. This confluence of forces has led to immense uncertainty about future risks and opportunities.
Our global team of former defense executives, regulators, national security experts, trade professionals, and lawyers Protect, Create, and Recover ValueTM for our clients through innovative strategies and solutions that help clients manage risk and build global competitive advantage.
- Largest A&D Companies Served
Addressing these challenges requires a team covering all major geographies with a unique combination of technical skills, deep industry knowledge, and regulatory expertise. We work with industry leaders, defense ministries, and national security organizations worldwide to protect their freedom to operate and create new growth opportunities.
We have the world’s leading joint venture and partnership practice, advising clients on joint venture and partnership transactions, as well as on the governance, organizational design, and restructuring of existing ventures.
Sound advisory solutions enable our clients to conduct international trade and capture global growth. We deliver at the intersection of regulatory compliance and operations to navigate the most complex international trade challenges.
Our team helps clients navigate government agency to leverage the services designed to help companies do business internationally.
We analyze international political, social, and regulatory issues in the context of clients’ businesses so they can thoroughly assess risks and opportunities.
Global Aerospace & Defense Company
Executing Partnership Strategy in Emerging Markets
A multi-billion dollar global A&D company asked Ankura for help in developing its global strategic partnership strategy in an emerging market, which was vital for the company’s growth and fulfillment of offset obligations. To help shape the company's strategy, we provided extensive market-specific perspectives on the unique legal and regulatory requirements, the competitive landscape, and lessons learned from existing ventures.