Investors right to question megamergers

Historically mergers and acquisitions have been value destroying

Piëch defeated as VW board backs CEO

Directors recommend contract extension for Martin Winterkorn


Too late to disclose Swiss tax?

How can I resolve my father’s bank account situation?

Google’s search for a European answer

Internet giant may pay the price for failing to do enough to tip the EU into moving to close a deal

Billionaire Vincent Bolloré

Bolloré gains backing on double voting rights

Chairman tightens grip on French media group

Santander strikes fund management deal

Bank merges asset management business with UniCredit’s Pioneer

Elkann takes the wheel in PartnerRe bid

Scion of the Agnelli family ready for the corporate limelight

The rise, fall and rise again of Nokia

Deal to buy Alcatel-Lucent is the latest reinvention for the telecoms group

Lafarge plans $450m US asset disposal

Sales designed to secure permission from Federal Trade Commission

Brussels faces ‘delicate’ Google case

Most challenging part seen to be proving US group harmed consumers

Report alleges ex-CEO’s part in BES collapse

Salgado ‘probably involved’ in manipulating accounts, report says

Bangladesh factory fund still short of target

Benetton to give $1.1m to fund for victims of building collapse

US risks new monopoly on rocket launches

Phasing out Russian engines will mean military reliance on SpaceX

Peter Thiel backs two Berlin start-ups

Investor in deals despite previously dubbing Europe a ‘slacker’

Low-cost airlines: sitting comfortably?

Today’s budget airline customer wants to feel the love

Alstom unit charged with bribery

Allegations add to sprawling corruption case against several UK divisions of French group

Debenhams to increase third-party shops

Results beat market expectations and take pressure off chief

Solairedirect sets Paris IPO price range

French group aims to more than double its solar power capacity

French fight back against double-vote law

Florange legislation rewards long-term shareholders

Zalando posts best first quarter

Shopping website on tech staff hiring spree


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