Aerospace & Defence

Mazars has extensive and proven experience in the Aeronautic, Space and Defence sectors providing assistance to manufacturers, suppliers and MRO companies of all sizes – SMEs, Mid Caps, large Groups - and industry organisations. In order to leverage this knowledge and deliver integrated solutions across our complete range of service offerings, Mazars has brought together its experts worldwide into a dedicated Aerospace & Defence practice. Whether you're taking off for new markets or in search of innovative solutions to ensure future competitiveness, our international team of experts is there to accompany you.

Our expertise in Aerospace & Defence Industry

Capitalising on its extensive experience in the Aerospace & Defence Industry, Mazars has developed specific skills and tailor-made solutions to help companies to improve their performance and attain their goals.

The expansion of international tourism, which is doubling every 15 years, and increasing standards of living across the world are driving the steady growth in the global Aerospace & Defence Industry. In this context of massive aircraft orders and fierce competition in an ever more globalised market continually buffeted by evolutions in the euro/dollar parity and industry consolidation, Aerospace & Defence companies are experiencing mounting pressures to deliver a better quality product at lower cost and on increasingly tight schedules. To meet those challenges, Aerospace & Defence companies must rethink their organisation while also securing their supply chain in order to become more efficient and cost effective.

With our solid experience in this industry and support from a multidisciplinary team of experts across Audit, Tax and Advisory Services, Mazars’ Aerospace & Defence practice has developed tailored solutions to help companies successfully rise to those challenges.

At Mazars, we believe that three key factors in particular are of prime importance to the sector:

Financing and securing your supply chain

  • Ensure program and infrastructure financing solutions (public-private partnerships…);
  • Optimize and secure your Supply Chain at worldwide level;
  • Deploy new financing solutions such as the implementation of a reverse factoring program.

Seizing market opportunities | Enhancing your market presence

  • Establish businesses or extend footprint into emerging and growth markets taking local specificities into account;
  • Identify new partnerships and acquisitions as a means of developing your company, product range or international presence;
  • Succeed in your development and acquisition projects.

Securing and optimising your operations

  • Implement or optimize your anti-corruption policy;
  • Review of investment projects,  feasibility study and long-term contracts;
  • Internal Control, risk management;
  • Hedge foreign currency exchange rate and raw materials risk exposures;
  • Make an exhaustive data reviews to improve the decision-making process  while limiting the risk of frauds;
  • Manage and optimise your transfer pricing policies and procedures.

Our References

Mazars and its international team of experts work with leading Aerospace & Defence groups in Europe and across the world providing a wide range of Audit, Advisory, Tax and Financial Services.