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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

France signs deals worth $16 billion in India

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Reuters | 14/03/2018

Reuters French and Indian companies signed contracts worth 13 billion euros (£16 billion) on the first day of President Emmanuel Macron’s visit to India on Saturday. The deals involve companies including Safran, Spice Jet, Suez, Air Liquide and Sterlite. Click here to read full article

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Jean-Bernard Girault

French watchdog clears Galeries Lafayette’s buy of La Redoute

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Reuters | 17/01/2018

Reutersgame France’s competition authority on Wednesday approved plans by upmarket department store chain Galeries Lafayette to buy online fashion and homeware retailer La Redoute in a deal that will accelerate its digital expansion. The antitrust clearance means the new group will have combined sales of 4.5 billion euros, which the group expects to climb to […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

So close yet so far: China deal elusive for France’s Areva

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Reuters | 17/01/2018

Reuters A deal long sought by French company Areva to build a $12-billion nuclear waste reprocessing plant in China looks increasingly unlikely to go ahead despite a visit to Beijing by President Emmanuel Macron meant to drum up business. During Macron’s state visit this week, Areva and China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC) signed a new […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Amazon’s first AWS cloud region in France officially opens for business

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https://venturebeat.com/2017/12/19/amazons-first-french-aws-cloud-region-officially-opens-for-business/ | 04/01/2018

Venture Beat   Amazon’s cloud computing arm, Amazon Web Services (AWS), announced that its first French datacenter is now officially open for business. The news comes a little more than a year after the cloud computing giant first revealed plans to open a new region in the French capital. The AWS EU (Paris) region has three availability zones, […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

France puts business at ease over mergers

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http://www.internationaltaxreview.com/Article/3775481/France-puts-business-at-ease-over-mergers.html | 04/01/2018

International Tax Review   The French government has released a second corrective finance bill for 2017, which contains new provisions for cross-border mergers in response to ruling the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in March  2017 and complementing Emmanuel Macron’s pro-business agenda. The changes are expected to improve the state of affairs for taxpayers and […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Securitas Strengthens the Position Within Electronic Security in France

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http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/Securitas-Strengthens-the-Position-Within-Electronic-Security-in-France-1012405097 | 04/01/2018

Business Insider Securitas has acquired all shares in the electronic security company Automatic Alarm in France. Automatic Alarm is a nation-wide system integrator and installer of electronic security solutions, including intruder systems, video surveillance and access control, with multiyear maintenance contracts. “The acquisition is in line with our Group strategy to integrate electronic security into our […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

France’s Lactalis to pay $600 million for Brazil’s Itambé

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Reuters | 13/12/2017

Reuters Groupe Lactalis SA on Tuesday announced plans to buy Brazilian dairy company Itambé Alimentos SA in the first half of 2018, as the French group expands in Latin America’s largest economy with its second major acquisition in recent years. Lactalis will pay about $600 million to the cooperative that owns Itambé, according to a […]

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