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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

French digital services company Docapost acquires Ametix

TECHNEXSEUROPE | 19/04/2017

TECHNEWSEUROPE French company Docapost, a subsidiary of the La Poste group, has acquired Ametix, a company specializing in web services and marketing. The amount of the deal has not been disclosed. Docapost supports its clients – businesses, administrations and local authorities in digitizing their relationships with customers, suppliers, and employees. It works to optimize business […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

FGL terminates takeover deal by Chinese insurer Anbang 4

REUTERS | 19/04/2017

REUTERS SHANGHAI – U.S. annuities and life insurer Fidelity & Guaranty Life said on Tuesday it has terminated its agreement to be acquired by Anbang Insurance Group Co Ltd, becoming the latest deal involving the Chinese insurer to have fallen through in recent years. Reuters reported earlier that Anbang would let its agreement to acquire […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

China’s HNA nears deal to buy Odebrecht’s Brazil airport stake

REUTERS | 19/04/2017

REUTERS HNA Airport Holding Group Co Ltd is close to buying out the stake that engineering conglomerate Odebrecht SA has in Brazil’s second-busiest international airport, a person briefed on the matter said on Monday, partly solving an impasse with a government agency over licensing rights.   Click here to read full article

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Blackstone to acquire EagleClaw Midstream for $2 billion

OGJ | 19/04/2017

OGJ Blackstone Energy Partners and Blackstone Capital Partners have agreed to buy EagleClaw Midstream Ventures LLC, a portfolio company of EnCap Flatrock Midstream, for $2 billion. The all-cash deal is expected to close by the end of July and includes $1.25 billion in stapled debt financing.   Click here to read full article

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Wal-Mart in advanced talks to buy Bonobos

REUTERS | 19/04/2017

REUTERS Wal-Mart Stores Inc is in advanced discussions to buy online men’s fashion retailer Bonobos Inc, Recode reported on Friday, citing sources. Wal-Mart and Bonobos have agreed on a price and the deal is in final due diligence, Recode said.   Click here to read full article

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Jean-Bernard Girault

South Korea’s CJ Group says considering Body Shop bid

| 13/04/2017

FINANCIAL TIMES South Korean conglomerate CJ Group has said it is considering a bid for L’Oréal brand The Body Shop. CJ Corp, the holding company for food-to-entertainment conglomerate CJ Group, said in a regulatory filing nothing had been decided, including whether it would enter a bid or what unit might launch any potential bid.   […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

France’s Havas to form joint venture with China’s Guangdong Advertising

Reuters | 13/04/2017

REUTERS French advertising group Havas has signed a joint venture agreement with Guangdong Advertising Group as part of its moves to expand in the fast-growing Chinese market. Havas, which competes with bigger rivals such as WPP, Publicis and Omnicom, said it would own 51 percent of the new Havas GIMC Advertising Company that will be […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Sodexo enters UK home care market

Telegraph | 13/04/2017

TELEGRAPH French outsourcing company Sodexo is to expand into the UK’s home care market after buying a British care business. The company has bought Prestige Nursing and Care, which provides services in people’s homes via 44 branches across the country. The move is Sodexo’s first push into the UK market, expanding on its already successful […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

7-Eleven’s parent slurps up Sunoco stations for $3.3 billion

CBSNEWS | 13/04/2017

CBSNEWS 7-Eleven’s corporate parent, the Japanese company Seven & i Holdings, is gulping down a big U.S expansion. Seven & i Holdings said it would buy convenience stores and gas stations from Texas-based Sunoco for about $3.3 billion, as the Japanese retailer closes in on its goal to reach 10,000 North American outlets.   Click […]

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Murdoch’s Fox wins EU approval to take over Sky

Reuters | 13/04/2017

REUTERS The European Commission cleared Rupert Murdoch to take over pay-TV group Sky, leaving a British investigation into the impact on the country’s media landscape as the only remaining hurdle for the $14.5 billion deal. The Commission said the bid did not raise any competition concerns as Murdoch’s Twenty First Century Fox and Sky were […]

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