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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

Lufthansa to sign deal to buy half of Air Berlin

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Financial Times | 18/10/2017

Financial Times Lufthansa will buy more than half of Air Berlin, the lossmaking airline that filed for insolvency in August after losing the support of its biggest shareholder Etihad Airways. Air Berlin confirmed on Thursday that Germany’s largest carrier would buy Niki, its Austrian holiday airline, regional carrier LGW, as well as 20 other aircraft. […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Alstom, Siemens to merge rail businesses to counter China’s CRRC

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| 05/10/2017

CNBC German industrial group Siemens and French rival Alstom agreed to merge their rail operations, creating a European champion to better withstand the international advance of China’s state-owned CRRC. Siemens will own 50 percent plus a few shares of the joint venture, to be called Siemens Alstom, while Alstom will supply Henri Poupart-Lafarge as chief […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Metro Inc to buy Jean Coutu Group in $3.60 billion deal

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| 05/10/2017

Reuters Metro Inc, Canada’s third biggest food retailer, said on Monday it would buy pharmacy chain Jean Coutu Group for C$4.5 billion ($3.60 billion). Metro Inc, which had last week said it was in talks to buy Jean Coutu, offered C$24.50 per share for the Varennes, Québec-based company. Click here to read full article

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Louis Dreyfus Company sells African fertiliser business

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FINANCIAL TIMES | 25/07/2017

FINANCIAL TIMES Louis Dreyfus Company has sold its African fertiliser business to Helios Investment Partners for around $200m, according to people familiar with the deal.The sale of the unit, which was announced earlier on Monday without revealing the sale price, comes as tough conditions in agricultural markets have seen LDC, one of the world’s largest […]

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