Massenet leaves Net-a-Porter mid-merger

Yoox says ecommerce group’s founder will not join combined board

Deutsche leaves open possibility of China stake sale

Questions over Hua Xia holding but broader withdrawal ruled out

European banks: loss recognition

IFRS 9 will improve transparency and comparability, at a cost

Fosun on the hunt despite share price dip

China conglomerate continues search for more ‘pearls’

Kleinwort seeks to fend off Fosun

Bank turns to France’s Oddo to beat Chinese group’s €675m bid

Minister slams Combes Alcatel-Lucent exit

Emmanuel Macron calls former CEO’s departure ‘unacceptable’

Ukraine gas hopes pinned to royalty cuts

Industry seeks a reversal of tax policy to encourage investment

European banks fight back in fixed income

US banks lose market share in bond, currency and commodities trade

Fifa transfer window’s paperwork own-goal

De Gea case shows even wealthiest clubs fall foul of forms

VW to extend Winterkorn’s mandate to 2018

Plan to prolong CEO’s contract ends power struggle at group

Lego builds on toy market dominance

Danish maker of plastic bricks and figures outstrips rivals

Court backs Burkard plan to sell Sika

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation challenged move to sell holding

Chinese bid for Novo Banco collapses

Exclusive talks between Anbang and Portuguese lender terminated

Aeroflot to take stake in private carrier

Government-backed deal saves Transaero from bankruptcy

Combes golden parachute raises questions

Controversy over package for departing Alcatel-Lucent CEO

GE set to secure approval for Alstom deal

Brussels expected to clear transaction after GE made concessions

LVMH bags ex-Apple executive

Ian Rogers’ appointment highlights links between digital and luxury

Klarna opens its tills in the US

Swedish payments start-up looks to take on PayPal and Square

Moral hazard and abundant seed capital

Selling equity has become a rich business model, says Murad Ahmed

Stakes high as Big Four push for M&A work

Professional services groups are aggressively luring bankers


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