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    1. December 17, 2014

      Royal Mail sell-off lost taxpayers £180m

      ...quickly to take advantage of the high trading price. The controversy has quashed any hopes of the government selling its remaining...Royal Mail privatisation was the defence research company Qinetiq in 2006.Gill Plimmer and Elizabeth Rigby

    2. March 28, 2014

      Tiny drone maker lands in Facebook spotlight

      ...defence technology company Qinetiq start its Zephyr drone programme...Everest, though it ended in controversy after some of the employees on the...closely linked to drones. Qinetiq’s started its Zephyr programme...without the need to land. Qinetiq sold the Zephyr programme last...By Hannah Kuchler in San Francisco and Robert Cookson in London

    3. July 10, 2013

      Royal Mail: Pat is not quite Sid

      ...avoid the company’s future borrowings sitting on the Treasury’s balance sheet. Following the controversy over the 2006 sale of Qinetiq, where private equity partner Carlyle walked off with a huge profit when the defence contractor was...By Jonathan Eley

    1. November 25, 2012

      MoD plans £4bn estate outsourcing

      ...the delivery of public services. It is currently stoking controversy with plans to hand private contractors the £14bn a year job...corrected since original publication to reflect the fact that Qinetiq was not one of the defence companies to issue a profit warning...By Gill Plimmer and Carola Hoyos

    2. September 29, 2010

      BP bucks London trend on hopes of Gulf settlement

      ...though it also conceded the news was ill-timed following the controversy over the group’s plans to mine India’s Niyamgiri Hills. AstraZeneca...5 per cent to 2½p after announcing a contract win with Qinetiq North America and making two management appointments. House...By Bryce Elder

    3. September 10, 2008

      UK cashes in its remaining Qinetiq stake

      ...placing its remaining stake in Qinetiq, the defence technology group...proportion of the proceeds". Qinetiq chief executive Graham Love...the disposal will put to rest controversy over the government's handling...price. Before their rally Qinetiq's shares had breached the...By Sylvia Pfeifer and John Willman in London

    4. September 10, 2008

      The time to deliver has arrived

      ...Before a recent rally, Qinetiq's shares had only...disposal will put to rest controversy over the state's handing...past been linked to Qinetiq and could now take another look. For all the controversy, the company has begun...year results in May, Qinetiq beat market expectations...By Sylvia Pfeifer, Defence Industries Correspondent

    5. September 9, 2008

      The time to deliver has arrived

      ...Before a recent rally, Qinetiq’s shares had only managed...disposal will put to rest controversy over the state’s...past been linked to Qinetiq and could now take another look. For all the controversy, the company has begun...year results in May, Qinetiq beat market expectations...By Sylvia Pfeifer, Defence Industries Correspondent

    6. July 7, 2008

      Tories hit at civil servants’ bonuses

      ...payments were at the Ministry of Defence, at £41.3m. The MoD has courted controversy since 2003 when 10 of its top civil servants negotiated the sale of Qinetiq, the research group, subsequently netting £107m for themselves. Officials...By Jim Pickard

    7. July 7, 2008

      Tories hit at civil servants' bonuses

      ...payments were at the Ministry of Defence, at £41.3m. The MoD has courted controversy since 2003 when 10 of its top civil servants negotiated the sale of Qinetiq, the research group, subsequently netting £107m for themselves. Officials...By Jim Pickard

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