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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

Elliott says considering $18.5 billion offer for Oncor

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Bloomberg | 11/07/2017

Bloomberg Elliott Management Corp, the largest creditor of the bankrupt parent of Oncor Electric Delivery Co, said it was in the process of making an offer that values the utility at about $18.5 billion, including debt. Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway last week offered $18.1 billion for the utility. Elliott, run by billionaire Paul Singer, said […]

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Norway’s Hydro in $3.2 billion deal for aluminum firm Sapa

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Reuters | 11/07/2017

Reuters Norwegian metals firm Norsk Hydro has agreed to take full ownership of aluminum products maker Sapa by buying a 50 percent stake from conglomerate Orkla, the companies said on Monday. The transaction values Sapa at 27 billion Norwegian crowns ($3.24 billion) on a debt-free basis. Hydro predicted it would see annual synergies of 200 […]

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China’s Wanda steps back from theme park, hotel drive with $9.3 billion Sunac deal

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CNBC | 11/07/2017

CNBC Dalian Wanda Group said it would sell Chinese tourism projects and hotels to Sunac China for $9.3 billion, marking a step back for the property giant from its theme park ambitions. The sale – the second-biggest real estate deal ever in China according to Reuters data – is however expected to help Wanda cut […]

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Amazon cornered Whole Foods into not seeking more bids, filing shows

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Reuters | 11/07/2017

Reuters Amazon.com Inc told Whole Foods Market Inc it would not engage in a sale process for the U.S. grocer that involved other bidders, a regulatory filing showed on Friday, shedding new light on the $13.7 billion acquisition. The previously undisclosed details on the negotiations show how Amazon used its deep pockets and brand as […]

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Harley-Davidson enters race to buy Italian rival Ducati

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REUTERS | 28/06/2017

REUTERS U.S. motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson is lining up a takeover bid for Italian rival Ducati, potentially bringing together two of the most famous names in motorcycling in a deal that could be worth up to 1.5 billion euros. Indian motorcycle maker Bajaj Auto and several buyout funds are also preparing bids for Ducati, which is […]

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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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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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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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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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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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