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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

Safran shareholders approve plan to buy Zodiac Aerospace

Reuters | 22/06/2017

Reuters Shareholders in Safran backed resolutions that will free the French aero engine maker to pursue an agreed takeover of parts maker Zodiac. The planned merger would create the world’s third-largest aerospace supplier after U.S companies United Technologies and General Electric.   Click here to read full article

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Saint-Gobain to acquire Glava

Stock Market Wire | 22/06/2017

Stock Market Wire Compagnie de Saint-Gobain has entered into exclusive talks with the founding families and shareholders of Glava to buy their shares, with the support of the company’s management.   Click here to read full article

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Rosneft, partners to invest over $8 billion in Russia’s offshore energy sector

REUTERS | 22/06/2017

REUTERS Rosneft and its partners plan to invest 480 billion roubles ($8.4 billion) in developing Russia’s offshore energy industry in the next five years, part of a bid to boost output from new areas, the Russian oil major told Reuters.   Click here to read full article

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.4 billion

New York Times | 22/06/2017

NYTimes Amazon agreed to buy the upscale grocery chain Whole Foods for $13.4 billion, in a deal that will instantly transform the company that pioneered online shopping into a merchant with physical outposts in hundreds of neighborhoods across the US.   Click here to read full article

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Japan government-led bid for Toshiba chip unit to include SK Hynix

Reuters | 22/06/2017

REUTERS A Japanese government-led consortium bidding for Toshiba Corp’s chip business will include South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix Inc, sources familiar with the matter said, a move likely to add firepower to the group’s bid in the hotly contested auction. Toshiba is seeking a minimum of $18 billion for the world’s second-biggest producer of NAND […]

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Nestle buys stake in Freshly meals delivery firm

Marketwatch | 21/06/2017

Marketwatch Nestle has acquired a minority stake in U.S. healthy ready meals group Freshly, as the Swiss food giant seeks to hone its distribution network in a rapidly changing U.S. market. The world’s largest packaged foods maker is becoming more health and nutrition-focused as a new generation of savvy consumers demand fresher and healthier foods. […]

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SoftBank to buy robotics businesses from Alphabet Inc

REUTERS | 15/06/2017

REUTERS SoftBank Group Corp said it would buy two firms that build walking robots from Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc, adding to the Japanese company’s growing artificial intelligence portfolio. SoftBank said it would buy Boston Dynamics and Tokyo-based Schaft, which design and manufacture robots that simulate human movement, but did not disclose the terms of […]

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GE Wins U.S. Antitrust Approval for Tie-Up With Baker Hughes

BLOOMBERG | 15/06/2017

BLOOMBERG General Electric Co. and Baker Hughes Inc. have cleared a second major antitrust hurdle in their effort to create the world’s second-biggest oilfield services provider. GE won approval on Monday from the U.S. Justice Department to combine its oil and gas business with Baker Hughes. The clearance follows by two weeks a similar decision […]

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China’s COSCO Shipping buys $228 million stake in Spain’s Noatum Port

REUTERS | 15/06/2017

REUTERS COSCO Shipping Holdings Co Ltd said it would buy a 51 percent stake in a Spanish container terminal operator for 203.49 million euros, extending its ports and terminals business networks over the Mediterranean and European areas. The Chinese shipping group said its controlled COSCO Shipping Ports Ltd would buy the controlling stake in Noatum […]

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China’s Yancoal gets regulatory approval for $2.45 billion Rio Tinto deal

REUTERS | 15/06/2017

REUTERS China’s Yancoal has gained Chinese regulatory approval for its $2.45 billion purchase of Rio Tinto’s Australian unit Coal & Allied Industries Ltd, the company said in a stock exchange filing on Sunday which also acknowledged Glencore’s counterbid for the assets on Friday. The government-controlled Chinese company said it had received approval from China’s National […]

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