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  1. March 29, 2012

    GDF Suez/IP: the wrong question?

    GDF Suez has finally answered the “will they, won’t they” question. The French utility has decided that now is the moment to...

  2. January 11, 2012

    French rivals to compete on wind farm bids

    EDF and GDF Suez, the rival French utilities, are going head-to-head in a battle to secure the lion’s share of a €10bn...

  1. December 8, 2011

    GDF Suez chief guards shareholders’ interests

    For Gérard Mestrallet, chief executive of GDF Suez, one of the most important elements of his recent bout of arm-wrestling...

  2. October 27, 2011

    GDF Suez angered by gas price freeze

    Gérard Mestrallet, chief executive of GDF Suez, has taken aim at the French government over a continued freeze on household...

  3. August 14, 2011

    BP and GDF Suez to sell North Sea gas stakes

    BP and GDF Suez, the French utility, have separately put their interests in two gasfields in the North Sea on the block as...

  4. August 8, 2011

    CIC in talks over stake in GDF Suez arm

    GDF Suez is in advanced talks to sell a minority stake in its exploration and production business to China’s sovereign...

  5. March 9, 2011

    GDF Suez launches first euro ‘century bond’

    GDF Suez has sold the first euro-denominated 100-year bond, marking a new point in investor demand for ultralong-dated debt....

  6. March 4, 2011

    GDF Suez expects earnings boost

    Gérard Mestrallet, chief executive of GDF Suez, pledged a 32 per cent increase in operating profits over the next three...

  7. February 2, 2011

    GDF Suez eyes floating gas plant plan

    GDF Suez is studying a project to build a floating gas liquefication plant as it shifts its investment priorities to Asia...

  8. September 23, 2010

    GDF Suez pulls out of key reactor project

    The future for France’s new-generation nuclear technology is looking uncertain after it emerged that GDF Suez, the world’s...

  9. August 10, 2010

    Patience pays off for GDF-Suez

    The energy business is all about the long term and Gérard Mestrallet, the head of France’s GDF-Suez, knows this better than...

  10. August 9, 2010

    GDF / International Power

    GDF Suez, like other French utilities, has a hardy appetite for foreign assets. Also like its peers, it is constrained in...

  11. June 17, 2010

    GDF Suez and the three-year big merger itch

    Gérard Mestrallet may seem disconcertingly mild-mannered and soft-spoken. But the chairman of one of the world’s largest...

  12. June 17, 2010

    GDF Suez and the three-year big merger itch

    Gérard Mestrallet may seem disconcertingly mild-mannered and soft-spoken. But the chairman of one of the world's largest...

  13. June 9, 2010

    GDF stands by core strategic goals

    A law designed to open France's electricity market to competition could fail if the government agrees to demands by...

  14. June 8, 2010

    GDF-Suez stands by core strategic goals

    GDF-Suez’s Gerard Mestrallet is focused on the battle to secure an open energy market in France A law designed to open...

  15. May 13, 2010

    SocGen and GDF part company

    Société Générale and French utility group GDF Suez yesterday said they were ending a partnership in natural gas and power...

  16. March 5, 2010

    GDF Suez rekindles the spirit of Ferdinand Lesseps

    GDF Suez hasbeen steadily returning to its old Suez Canal roots. Gerard Mestrallet, the Franco-Belgian group's chairman and...

  17. March 4, 2010

    GDF Suez rekindles spirit of Lesseps

    GDF Suez has been steadily returning to its old Suez Canal roots. Gerard Mestrallet, the Franco-Belgian group’s chairman and...

  18. January 19, 2010

    International Power tests French secret M&A formula

    It sounded too good to be true - at least the way GDF-Suez told it. If the French utility had succeeded in pulling off a...

  19. January 18, 2010

    International Power proves elusive for GDF-Suez

    It sounded too good to be true, at least the way GDF-Suez told it. If the French utility had succeeded in pulling off a...

  20. December 5, 2009

    French affair

    There was little mention of Nicolas Sarkozy's slap at the City at the celebrations for the Paris office launch for boutique...

  21. July 22, 2009

    GdF Suez counts benefits of tie-up

    It was on a warm summer day almost two years ago that Gérard Mestrallet knew he would finally see a long-held dream...

  22. July 20, 2009

    GdF Suez turns to Brazil's nuclear market

    GdF Suez, the French power utility, is eyeing Brazil as a potentially lucrative market for the new-generation EPR nuclear...

  23. July 20, 2009

    GdF Suez eyes Brazil nuclear market

    GdF Suez, the French power utility, is eyeing Brazil as a potentially lucrative market for the new generation EPR nuclear...

  24. July 19, 2009

    GdF Suez eyes Brazil nuclear market

    GdF Suez, the French power utility, is eyeing Brazil as a potentially lucrative market for the new generation EPR nuclear...

  25. June 8, 2009

    Takeover battle as EcoSecurities rejects bids

    A takeover battle has broken out at carbon trading specialist EcoSecurities. The company has received two takeover...

  26. April 29, 2009

    Franco-Spanish group quits race for nuclear sites

    The British government stands to make more than £400m ($584m) in the hotly contested auction of land to build nuclear power...

  27. April 29, 2009

    High bids force out group in nuclear site sale

    The British government stands to make more than £400m in the hotly contested auction of land to build new nuclear power...

  28. April 28, 2009

    EDF and RWE team lead UK nuclear race

    The British government stands to make more than £400m ($584m) in the hotly-contested auction of land to build nuclear power...

  29. March 5, 2009

    GDF Suez prepares for tough 2009

    GDF Suez on Thursday postponed profit targets, accelerated cost cuts and cancelled planned share buy-backs as it prepared...

  30. December 3, 2008

    Infrastructure

    Dig, dig, dig! Politicians across the world are promising big spending on public works projects to save jobs and prop up...

  31. December 2, 2008

    European infrastructure projects

    Dig, dig, dig! Politicians across the world are promising big spending on public works projects to save jobs and prop up...

  32. November 27, 2008

    GDF Suez to cut €1bn in costs

    GDF Suez, the French utility group, said it would cut €1bn ($1.3bn) of costs and delay the completion of its share buy-back...

  33. October 28, 2008

    Jean-Marc Boursier: A reassuring sense of business as usual

    Amid all the talk of crisis and recession, there is something hugely reassuring about a discussion with Jean-Marc Boursier,...

  34. September 12, 2008

    Mestrallet steps on the gas at merged GDF-Suez

    Gérard Mestrallet finally fulfilled his old dream of merging Gaz de France and Suez two months ago to create a new European...

  35. September 11, 2008

    Mestrallet steps on the gas at merged GDF-Suez

    Gérard Mestrallet finally fulfilled his old dream of merging Gaz de France and Suez two months ago to create a new European...

  36. July 23, 2008

    The birth of GDF Suez

    Gérard Mestrallet is in a good mood. After two-and-a-half years, he has seen off unwelcome interest from Italians, bolshy...

  37. July 22, 2008

    Italian shock that realised Mestrallet’s dream

    Gérard Mestrallet has been quietly celebrating this week, with a few glasses of his favourite Stella Artois beer, the...

  38. July 22, 2008

    Telecoms lead Europe lower

    European equity markets broke an advance that ran for four days after a trading update from Vodafone unnerved investors in...

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