In an interview on Monday, Trump expressed his concern over the merger, which would lead to an aerospace and defense powerhouse, and said it could kill competition.
The merger of UTC and Raytheon raises the question: "Will that remove more competition?" Trump said, adding that there is some overlap between the companies' products, according to his understanding.
Gregory Hayes and Thomas Kennedy, CEOs of United Technologies and Raytheon, said in a subsequent CNBC interview titled "Squawk Box" that [1
Market analysts said they had no regulatory or antitrust issues with the merger.
"Yes, Stifel analysts Joseph DeNardi and Jonathan Ladewig announced they would merge into a" merger of the likes "late on Sunday, and the combined company, named Raytheon Technologies Corporation, will generate sales of around 74% Its combined market value is approximately $ 166 billion.
UTC shares fell 1% shortly after opening on Monday, while Raytheon shares gained 1%.