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  • The world is changing incredibly quickly, business is speeding up, new competitors emerge from other markets. Life is more complex and inter-connected than ever. Leaders have to partner with their peers in order to make these new challenges a success.
  • This blog presents ideas for action.
 

Wiserlinks Knowledge

  • The world is changing incredibly quickly, business is speeding up, new competitors emerge from other markets. Life is more complex and inter-connected than ever. Leaders have to partner with their peers in order to make these new challenges a success.
  • This blog presents ideas for action.
 

Jean-Bernard Girault

Airtel to sell 2 African operations to Orange

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Business Standard | 22/01/2016

Business Standard French telecom major Orange has signed a deal with Bharti Airtel International (Netherlands) BV for acquiring its operations in two African countries, Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone. Orange will acquire all the two companies’ share capital. The consolidated yearly revenue of the two is about 275 million, according to a statement from Bharti […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Aeroports de Paris leads bids for 20% stake in Vietnam airports firm

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Reuters | 22/01/2016

Reuters France’s Aeroports de Paris SA has emerged as the front-runner to buy a 20 percent stake in Airports Corp of Vietnam (ACV), after an official confirmed Changi Airport International had failed at the application stage. ACV, valued at $1.2 billion, is one of Vietnam’s largest state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and operates most of the country’s […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Unilever Returns To Cuba

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Forbes | 22/01/2016

Forbes Unilever NV just announced that it today obtained approval from the Cuban government for the creation of a joint venture, Unilever-Suchel S.A., in the Mariel Special Development Zone (Cuba). Unilever will invest $35 million in the venture. Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Lilianne Ploumen  had announced last week that she hoped […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

AOL Teams Up to Fight Facebook’s ‘Walled Garden’

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Fortune | 22/01/2016

Fortune Many publishers have reluctantly accepted the fact that social media is the new distribution channel for content. Others, like BuzzFeed, have fully embraced it by launching entire publications that exist solely on Facebook. But others are wary to give up control over the distribution of their content. In their parlance, they want to “own […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

G.E. to Sell Appliance Division to Haier for $5.4 Billion

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New York Times | 22/01/2016

New York Times General Electric said on Friday that it had agreed to sell its appliances business to Qingdao Haier of China for $5.4 billion in cash. The deal includes the stake of 48.4 percent that G.E. Appliances owns in Mabe, a Mexican appliances company. The Chinese appliances company, which had revenue of about $32.6 […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Uber to partner with Airbus for on-demand copter rides

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CNBC | 22/01/2016

CNBC Uber has found an unlikely partner for its on-demand services in Airbus, the company announced on Sunday, with the aerospace giant providing helicopters for a pilot project. As part of a new Silicon Valley-based initiative, Airbus has established a partnership with Uber was part of an experiment that would allow Uber users to hail […]

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BNPP IP and Orion Partners enter into strategic partnership

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Asia Asset | 14/01/2016

Asia Asset BNP Paribas’s asset management arm BNP Paribas Investment Partners (BNPP IP) has announced a strategic partnership with independent alternative investment firm Orion Partners LP (Orion Partners). Click here to read full article. About Wiserlinks.

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Sanofi seals double oncology research deals

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Pharmafile | 14/01/2016

Pharmafile Sanofi has signed two separate research agreements for €1.2 billion, which will give the French firm licensing rights to potential new oncology therapies, antibodies and other drugs. Click here to read full article. About Wiserlinks.

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Premier Oil to buy E.ON’s UK North Sea assets for $120 million

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Reuters | 14/01/2016

Reuters London-listed exploration and production firm Premier Oil (PMO.L) has agreed to buy German utility E.ON’s (EONGn.DE) UK North Sea oil and gas assets for $120 million (83.09 million pound), the companies said on Wednesday. Click here to read full article. About Wiserlinks.

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Nestle signs $120 million deal with Seres for ‘healthy gut’ drugs

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Reuters | 14/01/2016

Reuters Nestle is investing in U.S.-based Seres Therapeutics for a third time in a year, this time injecting $120 million to develop and commercialize medicines aimed at restoring a healthy bacteriological balance in the human digestive system. Click here to read full article. About Wiserlinks.

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