Lou Whiteman

Lou Whiteman has covered transports and the industrials for The Deal for nearly two decades, developing extensive contacts including industry leaders, consultants, regulators and labor representatives. Whiteman has reported on negotiations between major airlines ahead of deal announcements, identified takeout targets in aerospace prior to auctions being made public and participated in briefings with regulators and airline CEOs. Prior to joining The Deal, Whiteman covered community and regional banks for American Banker and was also a reporter for the Baltimore Business Journal. He has appeared on numerous television and radio outlets, including CNN International and National Public Radio, and has a bachelor’s degree from Loyola University Maryland.

Recent Articles By The Author

Boeing Shares Slip After Trump Slams Air Force One Replacement Costs

Boeing Shares Slip After Trump Slams Air Force One Replacement Costs

The president-elect took to Twitter to criticize the cost of replacing Air Force One. The dispute is one of many Trump seems likely to have with the aerospace giant

Rexnord Is the Latest Target of Trump's Anti-Outsourcing Campaign

Rexnord Is the Latest Target of Trump's Anti-Outsourcing Campaign

The Milwaukee-based manufacturer comes under fire for its plan to shift an industrial bearings factory employing 300 to Mexico.

November Auto Sales to Show Little Reason to Buy or Sell

November Auto Sales to Show Little Reason to Buy or Sell

The industry is expected to report U.S. sales down from a year prior on an adjusted basis - but well above recession lows - as investors remain on the sidelines.

The Most Admired Corporate Dealmakers in a Record Year

The Most Admired Corporate Dealmakers in a Record Year

In a record year for acquisitions, 18 companies from across the spectrum were singled out by M&A professionals for doing deals that got results.

Former Edward Snowden Employer Booz Allen Expands Govt. Business With eGov Buy

Former Edward Snowden Employer Booz Allen Expands Govt. Business With eGov Buy

The government services firm will use the purchase to build its digital operations, adding the contractor behind websites for the U.S. Postal Service and other agencies