BAE management say not looking for another deal

LONDON, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Britain's BAE Systems isnot looking for a tie-up with another company following thecollapse of its $45 billion merger talks with Airbus parent EADS, its chief executive and chairman said on Wednesday.

The two men, who added that the company's management wouldbe staying in place, said it had a very clear strategy and didnot think the company was itself a possible bid target followingthe failure of the talks.

Ian King, the chief executive of BAE, and Chairman DickOlver told reporters on a conference call that the two groupshad found it harder to get agreement from the German governmentthan the French and British.

(Reporting by Kate Holton; editing by Jason Neely)

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