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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

Driving profitability while protecting employees

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TheFabricator.com | 28/10/2016

TheFabricator.com Safety and well-being don’t have to be sacrificed in the push for production efficiency. Developing a total solutions approach to safety, health, and wellness is going to be critical to every employer’s business survival in the future. The best companies will be those that create a culture where everyone feels responsible for identifying, reporting, […]

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RTE considers bid for Greece’s ADMIE, eyes EU grid consolidation

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MailOnline | 28/10/2016

MailOnline French grid operator RTE, a unit of state-owned utility EDF, says it is considering a bid for Greek grid operator ADMIE and would be ready to play a role in consolidating Europe’s power networks if EU regulations allow this. China’s State Grid and Italy’s Terna have all been shortlisted by Greek power utility PPC […]

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British American Tobacco offers to buy Reynolds in $47B deal

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CBS News | 27/10/2016

CBS News British American Tobacco is offering to take over Reynolds American Inc. in a $47 billion deal that would create the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco company and try to make up for a decline in smoking in the U.S. and Europe. With tobacco firms under pressure from health groups in developed economies and […]

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Mitsubishi has joined Renault-Nissan

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Top Gear | 27/10/2016

Top Gear Mitsubishi Motors has joined the Renault-Nissan Alliance. The resulting group will be the world’s number three in terms of cars sold. But this is hardly a partnership of equals. Mitsubishi was a car company deep in the doo-doo. So it called for help from Nissan. Mitsubishi, although in profit in 2015, had been hit […]

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AccorHotels and LinkedIn create Business Check

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Daily Mail | 27/10/2016

Daily Mail AccorHotels has joined forces with LinkedIn to enrich its mobile app with an unprecedented new service for travelers. All AccorHotels guests can use this new feature, Business Check powered by LinkedIn, to create and facilitate business opportunities. By allowing travelers to identify people in their professional network who are based in the city […]

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US to examine AT&T deal to buy Time Warner

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BBC | 27/10/2016

BBC US lawmakers and both presidential candidates have raised questions about AT&T’s deal to buy Time Warner. The US telecoms giant, already the country’s third largest cable provider, is paying $85.4bn (£70bn) for the company, which owns CNN and HBO. A Senate subcommittee responsible for competition will hold a hearing in November. The biggest merger […]

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Altice to appeal French decision to block SFR buyout

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MailOnline | 20/10/2016

MailOnline Billionaire Patrick Drahi’s holding company Altice is set to appeal against a decision by French markets watchdog AMF to block its all-stock offer for the shares in telecoms operator SFR Group it does not already own. The unusual red light from the regulator was a blow for Drahi, who is seeking a more streamlined […]

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Spain’s Gamesa buys half of Adwen from Areva for 60 million euros

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Reuters | 20/10/2016

Reuters Spain’s Gamesa said on Thursday it has acquired 50 percent of offshore wind turbine Adwen from Areva for 60 million euros ($67.5 million) after a merger between the Spanish wind-farm manufacturer and Siemens.   Click here to read full article About Wiserlinks

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Russia’s Rosneft, partners to invest around $12.9 billion in India’s Essar Oil

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Reuters | 20/10/2016

Reuters A group led by Russian oil major Rosneft will invest around $12.9 billion in India’s Essar Oil ESRO.CL, Chief Executive Igor Sechin told reporters on Saturday. Sechin said a refinery and port owned by the Indian firm were worth around $10 billion and $2.9 billion respectively.   Click here to read full article About […]

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Viacom hires financial advisers to explore CBS merger

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Reuters | 20/10/2016

Reuters Viacom Inc (VIAB.O) said on Friday that it had hired financial advisers to explore a merger with CBS Corp (CBS.N) following a proposal by Sumner Redstone’s National Amusements Inc, a majority shareholder of both companies. Morgan Stanley (MS.N), Allen & Co and LionTree LLC were retained as advisers by the special committee of its […]

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