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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.
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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

Pfizer Sells Stake in China’s Hisun, Ending Drugs Joint Venture

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Bloomberg | 14/11/2017

Bloomberg Pfizer Inc. has sold its stake in a joint venture with China’s Zhejiang Hisun Pharmaceuticals, reducing the U.S. drugmaker’s presence in one of the world’s largest and fast-growing pharmaceutical markets. The $295 million partnership was announced in 2011 and formalized a year later, and was meant to develop, manufacture and commercialize pharmaceutical products in China and throughout the world. Click here […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Amazon Agrees to Sell Some Cloud Assets to Chinese Partner

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Bloomberg | 14/11/2017

Bloomberg Amazon.com Inc. agreed to sell some of its Chinese cloud assets to its local partner but said it’s committed to a domestic market for internet-based computing that could be worth $30 billion. Beijing Sinnet Technology Co. will buy servers and other unspecified “operational assets” in the country’s capital from Amazon Web Services for as much as 2 […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Credit Agricole Unit Agrees to buy Italy Wealth Manager Leonardo

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Bloomberg | 14/11/2017

Bloomberg Credit Agricole SA agreed to buy a controlling stake in Italian wealth manager Banca Leonardo and will make an offer for the rest of the company. Indosuez Wealth Management, a unit of the French bank, agreed to purchase 67.67 percent of Leonardo from a group of shareholders that include Exor SA and Eurazeo SA, Credit […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Airbus nears deal to sell 30+ A380s to Emirates

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The Economic Times | 14/11/2017

The Economic Times Airbus is close to a deal worth at least $14 billion to sell over 30 of its A380 jetliners to Dubai’s Emirates to seek to secure production of its struggling superjumbo until the middle of next decade, two people familiar with the matter said. The deal, if confirmed, is expected to be announced at the […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Hasbro Said to Make Bid for Toy Rival Mattel

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NY Times | 14/11/2017

The New York Times Hasbro has made a bid to acquire its chief rival Mattel, according to people briefed on the discussions, a move that would further consolidate the world’s toy industry. Hasbro made the takeover approach in recent months, these people said, as Mattel has struggled to revive some of its faded brands. It […]

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China’s Fosun Pharma to buy French drug distributor Tridem in overseas expansion push

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SCMP | 02/11/2017

SCMP The ambitious Chinese pharmaceutical company has been expanding its overseas presence in recent years, and the deal could give it access to the French company’s sales network in Africa Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group, one of China’s top drug companies, will buy all the shares in French drug distributor Tridem for 63 million euros (US$73 […]

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Novartis to Buy French Cancer Specialist AAA for $3.9 Billion

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The New York Times | 02/11/2017

The New York Times Novartis has agreed to buy French-based Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA) for $3.9 billion (£2.95 billion), giving it a platform in radiopharmaceuticals and access to a new therapy for the kind of cancer that killed Steve Jobs. The deal further strengthens the Swiss drugmaker’s oncology business, already boosted by the 2015 acquisition […]

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Telecom Italia and Vivendi’s Canal+ agree content joint venture

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Reuters | 02/11/2017

Reuters The board of Telecom Italia (TIM) has approved the creation of a joint venture with French media group Vivendi’s pay-TV unit Canal+, strengthening the link between the Italian phone group and its biggest shareholder. Pooling resources will allow Canal+ and TIM to drive a harder bargain in the content war with bigger rivals such […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Bayer cuts Monsanto deal value to $63.5 billion on revised debt

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Yahoo! Finance | 02/11/2017

Yahoo! Finance  German drugmaker Bayer has cut the value of its takeover of Monsanto by $2.5 billion, which combined with windfalls from asset sales means it may have to raise less than expected from shareholders. The Monsanto deal is now valued at $63.5 billion including debt, down from an initial $66 billion, because the U.S. […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Peugeot bets on utility cars, premium SUVs to boost Brazil sales

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Reuters | 18/10/2017

Reuters French car maker Peugeot SA on Wednesday said it was focusing on utility vehicles to lift its market share in Brazil and would offer a similar set of models as it sells in Europe. The plan is part of the company’s strategy to improve consumer perception of its products and, as a result, its […]

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