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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

Daimler and BMW May Merge Their Car-Sharing Divisions

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HYBRIDCARS | 22/08/2017

HYBRIDCARS Daimler’s Car2Go and BMW’s DriveNow may be merging their car-sharing services, according to a hint by the chief executive of DriveNow’s partner, Sixt. CEO Erich Sixt, who heads the Germany-based car rental company named after him, would not confirm that talks are under way, but suggested that it is in motion. “At the last […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Fridman’s L1 Retail to Buy Holland & Barrett for $2.3 Billion

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NYTIMES | 28/06/2017

NYTIMES Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman’s L1 Retail has agreed to buy Britain’s Holland & Barrett for 1.77 billion pounds in its first acquisition, betting on continued growth and expansion abroad for the health foods chain. L1 Retail, part of Fridman’s empire that spans investments in ride-hailing firm Uber to North Sea assets, said it expected […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

GE Wins U.S. Antitrust Approval for Tie-Up With Baker Hughes

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BLOOMBERG | 15/06/2017

BLOOMBERG General Electric Co. and Baker Hughes Inc. have cleared a second major antitrust hurdle in their effort to create the world’s second-biggest oilfield services provider. GE won approval on Monday from the U.S. Justice Department to combine its oil and gas business with Baker Hughes. The clearance follows by two weeks a similar decision […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Groupe PSA and nuTonomy form strategic partnership to test Fully Autonomous Vehicles in Singapore

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THEONLINECITIZEN | 04/05/2017

THEONLINECITIZEN nuTonomy, the leading developer of state-of-the-art software for self-driving cars, and Groupe PSA today announced a strategic partnership through which nuTonomy will seamlessly integrate its sophisticated software system into customized PEUGEOT 3008s for on-road testing of fully autonomous cars in Singapore, a vehicle that is recently named 2017 European Car of the Year.   […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Thales to buy U.S. data analysis firm Guavus

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MARKETWATCH | 04/05/2017

MARKETWATCH France’s Thales SA on Friday said it is acquiring a U.S. big-data analysis firm amid a wider push by U.S. and European aerospace and defense companies to capitalize on the vast amount of information their sophisticated systems collect. Thales said it will pay as much as $215 million for San Mateo, Calif.-based Guavus, a […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Twenty-First Century Fox in talks with Blackstone to buy Tribune

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REUTERS | 04/05/2017

REUTERS Twenty-First Century Fox Inc is in talks with Blackstone Group LP about submitting an offer to buy Tribune Media Co, one of the largest U.S. television station operators, sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday. Blackstone, the largest manager of private equity and real estate assets, would provide the cash, while Fox, the […]

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Safran rejects TCI Fund Management’s criticism of Zodiac Aero bid

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REUTERS | 02/03/2017

REUTERS France’s Safran on Thursday rejected criticism by a UK hedge fund over a proposed $9 billion offer for Zodiac Aerospace and pledged to stand firm as a spat intensified over plans to create the world’s third-largest aerospace supplier.   Click here to read full article

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