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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

Faurecia will supply seats to GM’s China JV

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AUTONEWS | 25/07/2017

AUTONEWS French supplier Faurecia has formed a joint venture with Chinese parts supplier Liuzhou Wuling Industry Co. to build seats for SAIC-GM-Wuling Automobile Co., General Motors’ joint venture. The seat joint venture was incorporated last week in the southwest China city of Liuzhou, according to Faurecia. The partnership will produce complete seats, frames and other […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

CREDIT AGRICOLE SA : Indosuez WM signs agreement for acquisition of CIC’s private banking operations in Singapore and Hong Kong

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GLOBENEWSWIRE | 25/07/2017

GLOBENEWSWIRE Indosuez Wealth Management today announced that it reached an agreement with Crédit Industriel et Commercial to acquire the latter’s private banking operations in Singapore and Hong Kong after the parties entered exclusive negotiations on 16th June 2017. As part of the transaction, Indosuez Wealth Management in Asia, chaired by Pierre Masclet, will welcome CIC’s […]

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Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma to buy Israel’s Neuroderm for $1.1 billion

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NASDAQ | 25/07/2017

NASDAQ NeuroDerm Ltd. (NDRM), a clinical stage pharmaceutical company developing central nervous system product candidates, announced Monday that it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Japan’s Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corp. for $39 per share in cash. The deal implies an equity value of approximately 41.1 billion. The transaction has received unanimous approval […]

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Blackstone and CVC Bid for British Payments Processor Paysafe

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NYTIMES | 25/07/2017

NYTIMES LONDON — As more people shop online, the race is heating up to grab a slice of the infrastructure that makes e-commerce go. Financial companies are targeting the firms that process payments over the internet, and on Friday, the private equity groups Blackstone and CVC Capital Partners teamed up to make a 2.9 billion […]

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Malaysia’s CIMB to partner Alipay for mobile payment platform

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REUTERS | 25/07/2017

REUTERS CIMB Group Holdings Bhd, Malaysia’s second-biggest bank, on Monday said its subsidiary will form an equity joint venture with Ant Financial Services Group, the parent of Alipay, to provide mobile wallet and related financial services. The CIMB unit, Touch ‘n Go Sdn Bhd, will be majority shareholder and Ant Financial a minority shareholder, the […]

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Ride-hailing firm Grab to get $2.5 billion as firms pump funds into SE Asia startups

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CNBC | 25/07/2017

CNBC Southeast Asian ride-hailing company Grab said it expects to raise about $2.5 billion in fresh funds from China’s Didi Chuxing, Japan’s Softbank Group and others to bolster dominance in the region and grow its fledging mobile payments business. Didi Chuxing, the Chinese ride-hailing platform that has triumphed over Uber in the mainland market, and […]

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Cape agrees £332m takeover by Altrad

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Financial Times | 11/07/2017

Financial Times Cape, the UK oil and gas services company, has agreed a £332m takeover by Altrad, a private French industrial services rival. The cash offer of 265p-a-share represents a 46 per cent premium to Cape’s closing price on Thursday, sending its shares soaring on Friday to trade at around the offer price. The deal […]

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Michelin Guide Buys 40% Of Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate

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Forbes | 11/07/2017

Forbes A century ago, the Michelin tire company expanded into guidebooks to help motorists find hotels and restaurants on their travels. Its ratings (sometimes controversial, often attacked as stodgy) have since become an indispensable shorthand for ranking the world’s top restaurants. It was announced Wednesday that Michelin, publisher of that 100-year-old guidebook, would buy a […]

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Renault increases presence in Chinese car market

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Financial Times | 11/07/2017

Financial Times Renault has moved to strengthen its presence in the Chinese market, agreeing a joint venture with Brilliance China Automotive to tap into the country’s booming minivan market. The venture, which will be 49 per cent owned by the French carmaker and 51 per cent owned by Brilliance, will get Rmb1.5bn worth of fresh […]

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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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