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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

Faurecia – Parrot Automotive partnership for automotive connectivity and infotainment solutions

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GlobalNewswire | 15/12/2016

GlobalNewswire Faurecia today announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations for a strategic partnership with Parrot Automotive, a leading supplier of infotainment and connectivity solutions for the automotive industry. The technological expertise of Parrot Automotive combined with Faurecia’s global strategic customer relationships would make a powerful combination for applications and platforms for connected vehicles. […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Nutella maker Ferrero hopes to buy Delacre biscuits by mid-Dec

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CNBC | 15/12/2016

CNBC Italy’s Ferrero expects to wrap up a deal to buy biscuit maker Delacre from United Biscuits by mid-December, the producer of chocolate and nut spread Nutella said on Saturday. The family-owned confectioner made an offer to acquire the company at the end of July. The move is aimed at entering premium biscuits sector and […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Nestle sells Nutrament nutrition drink to private equity firm

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The Middle Market | 13/12/2016

The Middle Market Harvest Hill Beverage Co., backed by private equity firm Brynwood Partners VII L.P., is buying the Nutrament business from Nestle Healthcare Nutrition Inc. for an undisclosed amount. The deal, expected to close by year-end 2016, is Harvest Hill’s fourth acquisition since inception.   Click here to read full article  About Wiserlinks

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Verizon to sell data centers to Equinix for $3.6 billion

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| 13/12/2016

Reuters Verizon Communications Inc, the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier, is selling 29 data centers in the United States and Latin America to Equinix Inc for $3.6 billion, as the telecom giant focuses on its core business. The data centers being sold are located in 15 metro areas, including New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Bogota and Sao […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

AT&T touts Time Warner merger at U.S. Senate hearing

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Reuters | 13/12/2016

Reuters AT&T Inc’s planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc will increase innovation and bring “better-priced options” to consumers upset by high cable bills, AT&T Chief Executive Randall Stephenson told lawmakers on Wednesday.   Click here to read full article  About Wiserlinks

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Solvay to sell cigarette filter business Acetow to Blackstone

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Reuters | 13/12/2016

Reuters Belgian chemicals group Solvay said on Wednesday it had agreed to sell its Acetow unit, which makes material used in cigarette filters, to private equity group Blackstone for 1 billion euros ($1.07 billion), including debt. The sale, which Solvay said represented a multiple of seven times core profit (EBITDA), will generate a capital gain of […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

XL Airways in talks with La Compagnie for a merger

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The World Of Aviation | 02/12/2016

The World Of Aviation Just weeks after its president Laurent Magnin announced its openness to a partnership with Air France, the French leisure specialist XL Airways France has been in talks with La Compagnie over the possibility of a merger. Quoting informed sources, La Tribune newspaper says exclusive talks are already underway over a deal […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Three bidders left in the race for UniCredit’s Pioneer: sources

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Reuters | 02/12/2016

Reuters France’s Amundi has submitted the highest offer to buy Italian UniCredit’s asset manager, Pioneer, while a consortium led by Poste Italiane and Ameriprise Financial are scrambling to stay in the race, three sources close to the matter said on Friday. Two of the sources also said that Australia’s Macquarie was practically out of the race […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

How You Can Harness ‘The Power Of Habit’

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NPR | 02/12/2016

NPR The 19th century psychologist William James observed, “All our life … is but a mass of habits.” Ad men in the 20th century took this aphorism to heart. It wasn’t enough to simply sell a product; the goal was to hook consumers and keep them coming back. In his new book, The Power of […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Microsoft and LinkedIn deal set to get EU approval – Report

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International Business Times | 02/12/2016

International Business Times   Microsoft is reportedly set to get the European Union’s approval for its LinkedIn deal with modified concessions to address competition concerns. Sources close to the matter told Reuters that a few changes have been done after feedback from rivals and customers. The European Commission would decide on the deal by 6 […]

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